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Rave The Planet parade: Road closures from Friday

Rave the Planet

Drivers will have to prepare for road closures and traffics restrictions in Tiergarten from Friday because of the "Rave The Planet" parade on Straße des 17.

The Traffic Information Center Berlin (VIZ) recommends motorized road users to avoid the Tiergarten district from Friday afternoon. The first road closures will be set up on Friday, July 07 at 2 p.m. The streets affected are Straße des 17. Juni between Großer Stern and the Brandenburg Gate and Ebertstraße between Behrenstraße and Scheidemannstraße. On Saturday - the day of the "Rave The Planet" parade - further closures will follow from 5 a.m. onwards. Closed will be: Großer Stern, Paulstraße from Lüneburger Straße in the direction of Großer Stern, John-Foster-Dulles-Allee including Scheidemannstraße up to Yitzhak-Rabin-Straße, Spreeweg in the direction of Großer Stern, Yitzhak-Rabin-Straße, Hofjägerallee in the direction of Großer Stern, Straße des 17. Juni from Klopstockstrasse in the direction of Großer Stern, Altonaer Straße from Klopstockstraße/Bartningallee in the direction of Großer Stern. The closures will remain in place until 10 a.m. on Sunday.

Travel by public transport recommended

Several hundred thousand visitors are expected to attend the parade. Due to the very large crowds, interested parties are strongly advised to travel by public transport. The event can be reached via the stations Bellevue, Hauptbahnhof, Friedrichstraße, Potsdamer Platz and Hansaplatz. According to VIZ, travelers should expect the Brandenburg Gate station to close early due to its close proximity to the event.

Possible cancellation averted

The new edition of the techno parade "Rave The Planet" in Berlin was on the verge of cancellation in recent days due to a lack of medical services. On Friday, the organizers announced that they had found a solution for the previously unclear medical care. Unless something else comes up, "the event will take place," said managing director Timm Zeiss on Friday. According to the statement, a commercial medical service will provide the operational management, and the contracts have been signed. "We want to ensure the safety of our participants at every moment of the gathering

Author: dpa/BerlinOnline/
Publication date: 7 July 2023
Last updated: 7 July 2023

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