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Breda railway station

 

Breda railway station

Breda
Station statistics
Address Netherlands
Coordinates

51°35′42″N 4°46′48″E / 51.59500°N 4.78000°E / 51.59500; 4.78000Coordinates: 51°35′42″N 4°46′48″E / 51.59500°N 4.78000°E / 51.59500; 4.78000

Line(s) Breda–Rotterdam railway
Roosendaal–Breda railway
Breda–Eindhoven railway
Platforms 7
Other information
Opened 1 May 1855
Station code Bd
Services
Preceding station   Nederlandse Spoorwegen   Following station
toward 
Fyra 900 Terminus
NS Intercity 1900
toward Venlo
toward Roosendaal
NS Intercity 3600
toward Zwolle
toward 
NS Nachtnet 21400
toward 
NS Sprinter 5000 Terminus
Terminus NS Sprinter 13600
Location
Breda railway station

Breda is a railway station in Breda, Netherlands. It is situated on the Breda–Rotterdam railway, the Roosendaal–Breda railway and the Breda–Eindhoven railway.

History

The first station was opened on 1 May 1855 as the eastern terminus of the Roosendaal–Breda railway. When the line was extended to Tilburg, a new station was built on the same site in 1863. The station is run by Nederlandse Spoorwegen

From 4th April 2011, the high-speed train Fyra from Amsterdam Centraal stops in Breda.[1]

Destinations

The following major destinations are possible directly from Breda railway station:

Dordrecht, Rotterdam Centraal, Delft, Den Haag HS, Den Haag City, Utrecht, Amsterdam, Schiphol, Tilburg, 's-Hertogenbosch, Oss, Nijmegen, Arnhem, Deventer, Zwolle, Eindhoven, Helmond, Venlo and Roosendaal.

Train services

The following services start at Breda:

  • 2x per hour high speed services (Fyra) Amsterdam - Rotterdam - Breda
  • 2x per hour intercity services The Hague - Breda - Eindhoven - Venlo
  • 2x per hour intercity services Zwolle - Nijmegen - Roosendaal
  • 1x per hour night train (nachtnet) service Rotterdam - Breda - Eindhoven (weekends only)
  • 1x per hour local service (sprinter) The Hague - Rotterdam - Dordrecht - Breda (2x per hour during peak hours)
  • 2x per hour local services (sprinter) Utrecht - 's-Hertogenbosch - Tilburg - Breda

References

External links

  • NS website (Dutch)
  • Dutch Public Transport journey planner (Dutch)
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