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 Railway stations in the Netherlands - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The practice in the Netherlands is to write the names of stations serving two communities with a hyphen (corresponding to "and") between the two names, thus: Beek-Elsloo; and to use a space where the second term specifies one of two or more stations serving one community, thus: Alkmaar Noord.
On the route diagrams printed at the top of station departure sheets (see this example), intercity stations and semi-fast train stations are indicated by the letters IC and S respectively.
Train tickets are least expensive from the ticket machines; at the counter (if available) a supplement of € 0,50 per ticket (with a maximum of € 1 per occasion) has to be paid (from June 2004); in the train a much higher supplement is applicable.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Railway_stations_in_the_Netherlands   (1551 words)

  
 Nederlandse Spoorwegen - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Train routes in the Netherlands shows all the routes of the Dutch Railways and the NS and the private companies.
Their coverage throughout the country is excellent with almost all cities connected, and a train service of two trains an hour or more in the biggest part of the country (at least 4 trains per hour between all of the largest 4 cities; Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Den Haag and Utrecht).
Trains usually run between 6 and midnight, although there is also a night line which connects the Randstad all night long.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Nederlandse_Spoorwegen   (947 words)

  
 Train station at opensource encyclopedia
At train stations the railway is often at ground level or elevated.
In terms of platform capacity, the world's largest train station is Grand Central Terminal in New York City, USA.
Amsterdam Muiderpoort station (asdm): serves the line from Amsterdam to Utrecht and the line from Amsterdam to Weesp, and is situated just after the junction; the platforms are at different angles.
springknow.com /Train_station.html   (1118 words)

  
 Netherlands, The
U.S. citizens in the Netherlands are encouraged to monitor media reports, and are reminded to maintain a high level of vigilance and to take appropriate steps to increase their security awareness.
To be admitted into the Netherlands, travelers must have a passport with a validity that exceeds the intended stay, a return airline ticket, and enough money to finance the planned stay.
Travel in, around and between cities is possible via a highly advanced national train, light rail and tram network, by use of an extensive system of bike paths, and by automobile and motorcycle using the highway system.
travel.state.gov /travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_982.html   (2252 words)

  
 2004 Timetables - Railway Preservation in The Netherlands
These robust four-car trains, completely designed and built in The Netherlands, were popular both with passengers and with staff, because of their comfortable ride and great reliability.
This train is the property of HSA, the Foundation for Historical Regional Transport of the Achterhoek, founded 2002, which is also the owner of two historical single-decker buses and the company archive of the former Gelderland tramways, GTW.
The electric multiple unit (emu) trains of the Mat '54 class, nicknamed Dogheads after their long-nosed front, were a familiar sight on the Dutch network for forty years.
www.railmusea.nl /timetables.html   (3618 words)

  
 International Travel News: New in the Netherlands - train travel - All Aboard! - Column
On the main line leading south of Rotterdam CS train station, you pass the new Rotterdam Blaak station on the shore of the Rhine River.
Quarter-hourly trains along the main line whiz you north to Amsterdam's Central station in 14 minutes or, half-hourly, south to Leiden and The Hague's HS station in a half hour.
This new train is bulged in the middle to seat five across in second class (four in first).
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m3648/is_n12_v18/ai_14745506   (1119 words)

  
 How to travel by train in Egypt:  Alexandria, Cairo, Luxor, Aswan
If you want to travel on a slow ordinary train, one way to get round the restrictions is to board the train without a ticket and pay the conductor when he comes round.
Each of these types of train is described in more detail below.
There is limited train information on the Egyptian national tourist office website www.touregypt.net.
www.seat61.com /Egypt.htm   (1349 words)

  
 Hitchhiking (ad-hoc-carpooling) in the Netherlands by Frank Nature
In the Netherlands the density of roads and villages makes it a bit tricky to choose a good initiail point for departure to the destination you wish for by hitchhiking.
From the Central Station walk to the east some hundreds of meters and the north beside the motorway (which is right of you, but lower situated) until you find the official place, indicated with a small blue sign with a tumb ("lifters") and a luxuriuos strip of asphalt.
The patrol station is rather okay as it used to be a spot for changing money in pre-Euro time on the border and still a spot for travellers just to have a break on longer journeys.
www.franknature.nl /hitchhike/hitchhike.htm   (6337 words)

  
 BBC - h2g2 - Transportation in The Netherlands
Almost all train stations in The Netherlands are the central point for local public transport, like buses, trams and metros.
This train only stops in the 50 biggest cities in The Netherlands, and is the fastest way to travel as the train doesn't stop every 5 to 10 minutes.
A train ticket is valid on all trains and is not limited to one kind or the other.
www.bbc.co.uk /dna/h2g2/A572546   (816 words)

  
 How to travel by train in Cuba - a complete guide
Cuban trains are an experience in themselves which should not be missed - in particular, the new 'Tren Francès' from Havana to Santiago is a safe, comfortable and (contrary to popular opinion) now fairly reliable way to make the trip from one end of Cuba to the other...
The train is getting a little worn and grubby, but the seats are comfortable, there is powerful air-conditioning, a café, and even piped music.
Foreign visitors can book train tickets at the special LADIS booking office on the side of Havana Estacion Central.
www.seat61.com /Cuba.htm   (1545 words)

  
 Netherlands - Wikitravel
The Netherlands (also popularly called Holland in English, in Dutch Nederland) is a Benelux country in Western Europe, facing onto the North Sea and the United Kingdom and bordered on land by Germany and Belgium.
Trains are often overcrowded in the rush hour (in the morning and end of afternoon).
The train station at Schiphol is located in the basement of the airport.
wikitravel.org /en/The_Netherlands   (2761 words)

  
 BORR Terrorism News: Can the Netherlands escape terrorism?
And the Netherlands was given another scare last week as bomb threats led to the evacuation of Amsterdam's central train station and the Roosendaal and Leiden stations.
Furthermore, Colyn said terrorists could view the Netherlands as a "judicial paradise" due to the acquittals at the end of 2002 and mid-2003 of a group of terrorists based on the fact that "good" information from the AIVD could not be used in court.
But the Netherlands remains firm in its support of the US, and despite calls from main opposition party Labour PvdA to end the mission in Iraq, the Dutch government is poised to order its troops to remain in place until at least the end of this year.
www.borrull.org /e/noticia.php?id=36423   (1600 words)

  
 Wireless Internet At Thirty Train Stations
Netherlands Rail (NS) passengers can buy a scratch-card with a code at the stations, with which they can log in on the Internet with their laptop.
Among the stations where Internet will shortly be available are Amsterdam Central, The Hague Central, Leiden Central, Schiphol, Eindhoven, Nijmegen and Groningen.
"We can equip one train perfectly with wireless Internet, but it is more difficult for thousands of others," said M. Buitelaar, director of consumer affairs at KPN yesterday.
www.nisnews.nl /public/15605_2.htm   (213 words)

  
 Website of Hans van Buuren - Swatch Specials from the Netherlands
This Access was given out in the Netherlands during a congress of the Direct Marketing Sales Association (DMSA in short) which was held in the MECC center in Maastricht.
To celebrate the opening of the Port of Rotterdam building in the Netherlands in the summer of 2001, a beautiful special packaging has been given to the employees of the Port of Rotterdam.
It was issued by occasion of the official opening of the second Swatch store in the Netherlands, in Amsterdam, on wednesday November 19th 1997.
home.hccnet.nl /tin.tin/hp_holla.htm   (8242 words)

  
 Eurail Netherlands - Amsterdam Train Stations Info and Reviews - Eurail-Info.com!
The main train station in Amsterdam is Amsterdam Centraal Station.
There are a few small fast food places in the train station where you can grab a bite to eat, but while you're waiting in line watch your wallet.
There are a few small shops, plenty of fast food, and connections to every in the Netherlands, as well as a connection to the Amsterdam Schipol airport.
www.eurail-info.com /train-stations/amsterdam-netherlands.php   (273 words)

  
 Small Airfields in The Netherlands
As it is not so far from the station, you can walk to the airfield (approximately 20 minutes), take a Treintaxi or rent a bike.
Fill in the departing and destination city in ‘plaats’ field, and either ‘station’ or ‘vliegveld’ in the ‘straat’ field.
Another possibility is getting the city bus to Nieuw Loosdrecht and walk for 15 minutes.
www.scramble.nl /civ/airports/ehrest.htm   (1393 words)

  
 Actual development in IGU member: THE NETHERLANDS
Preparations were made in 1997 for several large pipeline re-routing projects, necessitated by the many major infrastructure works announced in the Netherlands (New freight rail-line to Germany, High-speed train, extension airport Schiphol).
Within the Netherlands there are now three storage facilities in operation meeting the needs of the Dutch and European gas market for flexibility of supply.
Research and development within the gas-sector in the Netherlands is characterised by a high degree of co-operation.
www.igu.org /database/dev1998/1998/netherlands.html   (1017 words)

  
 The Netherlands: Planning a Trip : Getting There : By Train Frommers.com
The Netherlands: Planning a Trip : Getting There : By Train
Rail service to The Netherlands from major European cities is frequent, fast, and generally inexpensive compared to air travel.
Tickets also are available from main train stations and travel agents.
www.frommers.com /destinations/thenetherlands/0214030138.html   (167 words)

  
 Transportation in the Netherlands
The train can use 1500 DC (Netherlands), 3000 volt DC (Belgium) and 25000 volt AC 50 Hz (France).
The remaining stations, where only local trains halt.
Due to the U-shape, the travelling time from the first four stations to Utrecht is longer than during the day.
www.city-search.org /tr/transportation-in-the-netherlands.html   (1219 words)

  
 Apartment Rentals in the Netherlands
The Netherlands Board of Tourism (Vlietweg 15, Postbus 458, 2260 MG Leidschendam; info@nbt.nl) and the VVV tourist offices in Amsterdam (Centraal Station Platform Two, Stationsplein 10 or Leidseplein; info@amsterdamtourist.nl) also have information on rentals.
The ’t Eekhoornnest Bungalow Park near Amersfoort (Birkstraat 118b, 3768 HL Soest; 011-31-35-6095411, fax 011-31-35-6023310; www.eekhoornnest.nl) and the Caendorp bungalow park near Alkmaar (Groeneweg 10, 1851 PN Heiloo; 011-31-72-5330512, fax 011-31-72-5323612; www.caendorp.nl) are fairly close to train stations.
Most people in the Netherlands speak English very well and don’t mind speaking it.
www.transitionsabroad.com /publications/magazine/0301/dutchtreat.shtml   (367 words)

  
 Infiltration: Infilnews 03
The goal is plan a mission between the two Rotterdam, Netherlands train stations of Rotterdam-Hofplein and Rotterdam-Bergweg atop the train viaduct.
Recent additions to the Urban Exploration Ring include Iowa State Steam Tunnels, Detroit - The Motorless City, Michigan Grand Central Station, Penn State Underground, Zone-Tour and Transit Tunnels in Washington, D.C. There are now 31 sites in the ring.
He promises a prize of something worthless but interesting to the winning entries.
www.infiltration.org /resources-infilnews03.html   (303 words)

  
 accommodationnew.html
Direct trains depart hourly throughout the day and the journey time to Zwolle station is less than two hours.
The travel time by train to Zwolle station is about one hour.
The most convenient airport for Zwolle is Schiphol International Airport (Amsterdam Airport) which has a hourly direct train connection with under two hours travelling time.
www.jive.nl /molecules2004/accommodationnew.html   (479 words)

  
 Cycling in the Netherlands
The Netherlands are often considered as a cyclist's paradise: easy cycling terrain, many special cycle paths separate from the main traffic and many special facilities.
There is no railway station close to the terminal, the nearest station is Maassluis at 10 km, including a ferry crossing.
No railway station at the ferry terminal (closest is Driehuis at some km), bus service to Amsterdam CS but no bikes taken.
www.hsa.lr.tudelft.nl /~bvo/fiets/nlbybike.htm   (4822 words)

  
 The Internet Guide to Amsterdam
Trains in the Netherlands are fast, frequent, comfortable, punctual and cheap; well, they were until they got privatised, when their punctuality started to suffer.
There are trains day and night, seven times an hour through the day, hourly in the dead of night, and which take about 15-20 minutes.
The main one in Amsterdam is opposite the Central Station (and with a second office on Platform 1), with a smaller branch at the Leidseplein.
homepages.cwi.nl /~steven/amsterdam.html   (7000 words)

  
 Profiel: The Netherlands
To call abroad from the Netherlands, dial 00 followed by the international country code.
Confusingly, public phones at train stations work with a different card (from Telfort).
Information on public transport in the Netherlands, including door-to-door itineraries and travel times.
www.nrc.nl /W2/Lab/Profiel/Netherlands2000/facts.html   (132 words)

  
 Hellenic Forums Omogenia - YASOU - Hellenism: Some win, some lose on euro even before its arrival
GWK, a chain of currency exchange offices near borders and at train stations in the Netherlands, expects its turnover to drop by more than a third next year.
Some businesses have made hefty profits from the new currency while others -- like bureaux de change for example -- stand to lose out.
www.omogenia.com /forums/showthreaded.php/Number/982   (1093 words)

  
 News in English, living in, moving to, working in Europe - Belgium, France, Germany, Netherlands, Spain
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expatica.com /source/site_article.asp?...+train+stations+'under+threat'   (74 words)

  
 [Yak] Touring the Netherlands
And the last time another friend and I just rode trains all over, renting bikes at train stations for day rides.
On my first trip I went into the V.V.V. office at the Amsterdam train station and said I'd like to take a bicycle tour.
Within the hour I'd been set up for a week's trip with a rental bike, detailed route maps and hotel/meal reservations, all prepaid and very inexpensive.
www.bikefriday.com /pipermail/yak/2004-November/000863.html   (210 words)

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