Next to Friedrichstraße (Berlin) station is the old entrance building to the platforms for the tracks that went from West to East Berlin
On June 13, 2008, European Football Championship 2008, there was the match Netherlands – France.. which “we” won 4-1.. and i was there with a company outing.
From October 18, 1941 until February 1945, this freight station was one of the most important deportations locations of the Jews from Berlin. A total of 35 trains carrying 17,000 Jews left from platform 17 (German: Gleis 17) directly to Auschwitz. By the end of the war, more than 50,000 Jews had been deported through this station.