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.

Map information:

PBZ Technikzentrum Tagebaue/HW
Frechener Straße
50226 Frechen (Habbelrath)

Directions (German Version) (PDF | 0.2 MB)