Directions to RWE Maintenance and Engineering Center (MEC)
By car …
... From Cologne (A 1):
- Take the Frechen exit (no. 104) and follow the B 264 toward Düren. Turn right at the fourth set of lights, toward Frechen-Grefrath/Habbelrath. At the end of the road, turn left into Dürener Strasse.
... From Aachen/Mönchengladbach (A 61):
Take the Türnich exit (no. 21) and follow the B 264 toward Cologne. After about 5 km, turn left into Kieswerkstrasse. At the end of the road (about 4 km), turn left into Dürener Strasse.
From this point, the following applies to both of the above routes:
At the first lights, turn left into Frechener Strasse. The factory gate is about 400 m along on the left.
By bus and rail ...
... From Cologne:
Take the no. 7 tram (Porz-Zündorf/Neumarkt/Frechen) as far as Frechen-Benzelrath (terminus);
Then the 976 bus (toward Kerpen) as far as Frechen-Habbelrath;
Then 5 min. on foot along the Klosterstrasse.
... From Aachen (Deutsche Bahn, Cologne-Aachen line):
Alight at Horrem station;
4 min. on foot; then take the 960 bus (toward Hürth-Hermühlheim) as far as Frechen-Habbelrath.
PBZ Technikzentrum Tagebaue/HW
50226 Frechen (Habbelrath)