Until recently, Bilk S was a stop for local trains only and the surroundings for the common passer-by not really attractive. Entrance, walls and surrounding columns were playground for the street art scene and the pasted and sprayed walls gave the passer-by cause for many a rant. No question, for the street art enthusiast a mecca. My only criticism: the lift to the platform was permanently out of order.
Now an additional platform for regional trains has been built next to the S-Bahn stop. For beautification of the ststion, German Railway has hired two graffiti artists based in Northrhine Westfalia. THE TOP NOTCH (Essen) and MAGIC (Düsseldorf). And as if by magic, the lift also works. No wishes remain open.
Bilk S (08/2020) & (10/2017)
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