Railway line, industry and colourful club life
Neubeckum has over 11,000 inhabitants. The formerly independent municipality was integrated into the town of Beckum in 1975 in the course of municipal reorganisation. Neubeckum owes its origins to the construction of the Cologne-Minden railway, today one of the busiest railway lines in Germany. In 1847, a new era began with the official opening of the line: industrialisation and the rise of the cement industry. Cement products could finally be transported quickly and easily by rail. A railway node was created in 1897, when the lines of the Westphalian State Railway Münster-Warstein and Neubeckum-Warendorf were also put into operation. Today, more than
2,000 passengers use the transport hub every day, which is served every hour. The station building from 1916 is a listed building. Neubeckum's coat of arms is adorned with a rail line, which underlines the importance of the station.
Industrial location with motorway access
The district is also well connected by road. The A 2 motorway runs 2 kilometres south of Neubeckum. The town can be reached quickly via the Beckum/Neubeckum exit. Some large companies such as Thyssen-Krupp AG or Eternit AG have partial sites here.
Sports, festivals and cultural activities
If you want to do something or experience something in Neubeckum, you will find restaurants and shopping facilities on the main street. The nearby municipal library offers a wide range of media. Children and young people meet for various activities in the leisure centre. Local life is organised by various associations, the local history society and the Catholic and Protestant parishes. For Muslims, the Mescid-i Aksa Camii mosque has offered the opportunity to pray since 1998.
Those who like to celebrate get their money's worth at the annual town festival and the shooting festivals. And last but not least, the beautiful outdoor pool offers great recreation. 2 water slides are the main attraction, especially for families with children.
Paved hiking trails along the wooded Hellbach and the Harberg invite you to take a walk. A tip for cyclists is the signposted cement route. The 27-kilometre route along disused cement works and former quarries has its starting point at the Neubeckum railway station.