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DUTCH infrastructure manager Prorail and DB Cargo are developing plans to test the operation of 740m-long freight trains.
AUSTRIAN Federal Railways (ÖBB) and Netherlands Railways (NS) are developing plans to reintroduce sleeper trains to Amsterdam, which was severed from the European night train network by the contraction and…
NETHERLANDS Railways (NS) has agreed with French leasing company Akiem to sell and lease back 45 class 186 Traxx MS2 four-voltage locomotives.
The opening of the Amsterdam - Rotterdam - Antwerp HSL South high-speed line in 2009 failed to live up to expectations with the collapse of the Amsterdam - Brussels Fyra…
NETHERLANDS Railways (NS) has confirmed it is planning to boost seating capacity on domestic services on HSL South in addition to the previously-announced increase in frequencies to cope with a…
NETHERLANDS Railways (NS) subsidiary NS International has confirmed it is planning to lease 12 multi-system Siemens Vectron locomotives for Amsterdam Central - Berlin East services.
ELECTRIFICATION of the 6.5km cross-border link between Landgraaf, Netherlands, and Herzogenrath, Germany, was officially launched on April 17 by Mr Heiko Sedlaczek, director of Rhineland Local Transport, Mr Hubert Mackus,…
NETHERLANDS Railways (NS) has launched a new smartphone app to help passengers travelling between Arnhem, Nijmegen and Den Bosch to locate available seats on trains.
JOURNEY times for the hourly inter-city service between Amsterdam and Brussels were cut by half an hour on April 9, when trains were re-routed to run via the entire length…
THE 11km North-South metro line in Amsterdam will finally open on July 22, 15 years after work began on the €3.2bn project and more than a decade after it was…
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