Dusseldorf is a city in western Germany located on the River Rhine and is the capital city of the state North Rhine-Westphalia.Dusseldorf is one of the economic centers of Germany and is located along the River Rhine in the densely populated Rhine-Ruhr metropolitan area, with a population of 593,682 (31 December 2012).The city is famous for its nightlife, carnival, events, shopping and for fashion and trade fairs like the Boot Messe (one of the world’s best trade fairs for boats and watersports) and Igedo (world leader in fashion). Every year, more than 4 million people visit the Kirmes fun fair which runs for 9 days in the summer.The Dusseldorf Hauptbahnhof (main station) is a major stop for Deutsche Bahn [27] (German state railway). There’s different types of trains such as S-Bahn, Regionalbahn, and Regionalexpress.All tickets will have to be validated before departure. For the trains like Regionalbahn or Regionalexpress there’s an orange machine before you go up the stairs to the platform, where you have to stamp your ticket(see picture).The Rhinebahn tickets for the local U-Bahn(subway) and Strassenbahn (tram) service need to be validated on the actual trains, although you will find stamp boxes at the entrance to the platforms as well.Failure to stamp the ticket in the appropriate machines (“entwerten”) will result in either a 60 euro on-the-spot fine or being brought to a police station by the security where the police will request your I.D. such as your passport for later prosecution. Not being German, not understanding the language or complicated system, or the fact that you have purchased a ticket will not be accepted as excuses: if it is not stamped, it is not valid, and traveling with a non-stamped ticket is considered an ofense.fDusseldorf is connected to the following highways: A3, A44, A46, A52, A57 (via Neuss) and A59.The bus, tramway and subway network Map is operated by Rheinbahn AG. There is also a suburban railway network (S-Bahn). Most destinations in Dusseldorf can be reached by local transportation. Tickets must be purchased and postmarked before using the transportation service. Tickets are bought from vending machines on the tram or subway stops. There are many different ticket types and the vending machine’s instructions are only in German. To the average traveler, these three are the most relevant ticket types:(Prices from 2020)The tickets for areas B, C and D are for the suburban areas. In general these tickets are needed only if you are visiting someone living or working there

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