Guard-Train-Battalion - Garde-Train-Bataillon

Barracks of the Guard Train Battalion on the Ringbahn, diagram around 1890

The Garde-Train Battalion was the Train - Battalion of the Guards Corps of the Prussian army . It was under the command of the train of the Guard Corps, III. and IV. Army Corps or the Train Inspection . The place of peace was Berlin-Tempelhof . The barracks area was located west of today's Tempelhofer Damm between the Ringbahnstrasse and the Berlin Ringbahn .

On the property at Ringbahnstrasse 126/134 and Schöneberger Strasse 11–15, two warehouses belonging to the Guard Train Battalion have been preserved. [1]

Continued use

In 1922, the Reichspost rented the building at Ringbahnstrasse 130 and built an expressionist brick building there for the Reichspostzentralamt . It was designed by the post office building councilors Edmund Beisel and Karl Pfuhl. [2]


Individual evidence

  1. Storage of the Guard Train Battalion & Reichspostzentralamt
  2. ^ Postcard from 1938