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  Trains in the Netherlands: Just the facts...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Train (Public transport provided by a line of railway cars coupled together and drawn by a locomotive) s in the Netherlands (A constitutional monarchy in western Europe on the North Sea; achieved independence from Spain in 1579; half the country lies below sea level)
For the basic variety, unlike for the other trains, reversing direction requires moving the locomotive to the other side.
Train accidents in the Netherlands with passengers or crew killed or injured
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/t/tr/trains_in_the_netherlands.htm   (792 words)

  
 Trains in the Netherlands - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Arend: (Dutch for Eagle) was the first train in the Netherlands and pulled the first train between Amsterdam and Haarlem in 1839.
The Benelux train running between Amsterdam Centraal and Brussels-South consists of an Belgian electric locomotive and six carriages similar to the ICR, except that the last one has a driver's cabin, for controlling the locomotive when it pushes the train (it is a push-pull train).
November 3, 2005 Wijhe - NS passenger train collides head-on with truck - Truck driver killed, NS driver and 4 passengers injured.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Trains_in_the_Netherlands   (2624 words)

  
 Trains in the Netherlands - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Some trains however have a carriage with a driver cabin at one end, and a locomotive at the other.
These train setups do not require the locomotive to be moved when reversing direction.
High-speed shuttle trains will be bought for domestic high speed connections once the high-speed line between Amsterdam and Belgium is finished in 2007.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/Trains_in_the_Netherlands   (803 words)

  
 Knowledge King - Trains in the Netherlands   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Unlike for the other trains, reversing direction requires moving the locomotive to the other side.
The Benelux train running between Amsterdam Centraal and Brussels-South consists of an electric locomotive and six carriages similar to the ICR, except that the last one has a driver's cabin, for controlling the locomotive when it pushes the train.
See also Train routes in the Netherlands#Train number series (series 600) and [1].
www.knowledgeking.net /encyclopedia/t/tr/trains_in_the_netherlands.html   (454 words)

  
 Transportation in the Netherlands - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
It would also allow a direct train service from Schiphol to Alkmaar, but that is not provided yet.
The train has a multisystem_locomotive which can use 1500 volt DC (Netherlands) and 3000 volt DC (Belgium).
There are night buses in a number of cities, usually on Friday and Saturday night only, sometimes only during the first part of the night, and per line often in one direction only; e.g.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Transportation_in_the_Netherlands   (2072 words)

  
 Travel Europe by Eurail: BENELUX   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Train tickets isued to or from the "Brussels Agglomeration" are valid for conecting train travel to or from any of the 28 stations in the Brussels Capital Region.
A statue of a train worker represents the 3,012 workers killed for the fatherland during the wars of 1914-18 and 1940-44.
On one side of the train you see the fl needlelike church spire of Weesp and modern apartment blocks of brown brick, which are so common in the Netherlands, and on the other, across from the village, grazing land for more cows.
www.traveleuropeguide.com /travel-europe-eurail-benelux.html   (10210 words)

  
 Trains in the Netherlands: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com - All about Trains in the Netherlands
Trains in the Netherlands: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com - All about Trains in the Netherlands
In the summer there is a night train between Amsterdam Centraal and Paris-North.
There are sleeping cars at a supplemental fee, but many people spend the night sitting in a seat, or, if it is not crowded, lying on seats.
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 Netherlands Trains --> Info and Comparisons   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Train routes in the Netherlands are identified by numbers.
The Netherlands is a parliamentary democracy under a constitutional monarch, located in northwestern Europe.
The Netherlands is one of the most densely populated and geographically low-lying countries in the world (its name literally means "Low-lands") and is famous for its dikes, windmills, wooden shoes, tulips, bicycles and perceived social tolerance.
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 Encyclopedia: Trains in the Netherlands
Moder German Class 423 EMU trainsets meet each other There are various types of trains designed for particular purposes, see rail transport operations.
Freight train s comprise wagons or trucks rather than carriages, though some parcel and mail trains (especially Travelling Post Office s) are outwardly more like passenger trains.
Long-distance trains, sometimes crossing several countries, may have a dining or restaurant car; they may also have sleeping car s, but not in the case of high-speed rail, these arrive at their destination before the night falls and are in competition with airplane s in speed.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Trains-in-the-Netherlands   (265 words)

  
 Trains and Bicycles
However he did not like the process: first because the freight terminals were not near the railway stations, and in Paris, way off in the 12th arrondissement; and second, because he was worried about the chance of an error or a strike, which would have resulted in a ruined bike trip.
TGV trains have a large luggage compartment at the end of each car, and the floor level shelf of this is fairly high.
Italian timetables have symbols showing which trains carry assembled bicycles; the author does not know how to access these on the internet; however a list of international trains carrying bicycles to and from Italy can be accessed on the italian railroad site: http://www.trenitalia.it.
www.mayq.com /Best_european_trips/Touring4_trains_and_bikes.htm   (2842 words)

  
 Netherlands Railway --> Info and Comparisons   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
New Netherland (Dutch: ''Nieuw-Nederland'', Latin: ''Nova Belgica'' or ''Novum Belgium'') was the territory claimed by the United Provinces (the Netherlands) on the eastern coast of North America in the 17th century.
New Netherland was part of the Dutch colonization of the Americas.
The coast was previously explored by Giovanni da Verrazano in 1524 whose expedition was financed by the citizens of Lyon, France, under the auspices of King Francois I. Despite this, the area was mostly ignored by Europeans for a long time afterwards.
www.crashdatabase.com /computers/97/netherlands-railway.html   (1165 words)

  
 Netherlands HQ : Netherlands Railways
CNN - Night train derails in Germany, killing at least 9 and...
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netherlandshq.com /netherlandsrailways/index.php   (716 words)

  
 Travel for Kids: The Netherlands
Trains run frequently and there is a "railrunner fare" for children ages 4-11 (children under 4 travel free).
It's 1941, the Germans control of the Netherlands, and the canals are frozen.
The tulips are so precious, she trades seven tulips for a table and bed, a painting, a puppy and cow, two lambs, and six chairs, but she won't trade the last for gold, diamonds or a big house.
www.travelforkids.com /Funtodo/Netherlands/netherlands.htm   (714 words)

  
 Trains HQ : Trains In England
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 Railway Technology - HSL Zuid High Speed Rail Line - Belgium / Netherlands
It will finally allow the latest variant of these trains, code-named Thalys, and whose official designation is PBKA (denoting Paris-Brussels-Koln-Amsterdam, the principal cities they were intended to serve), to fulfil their potential.
The trains are a fixed formation, built to the European standard 1,435mm gauge at the Alstom plant in Belfort, France.
Netherlands Railways (NS) and Dutch airline KLM signed a deal in 2001 to operate domestic and international services on HSL-Zuid and formed a new company for this purpose.
www.railway-technology.com /projects/zuid   (1320 words)

  
 Netherlands, Bibliography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The South Moluccans: background to the train hijackings.
Nijmegen, Netherlands: Studiecentrum voor Vredesvraagstukken, KU Nijmegen, (Cahier; 53), 1992.
EMERSON VERMAAT, J. "Terrorist Sympathisers in the Netherlands." Terrorism, 10:4 (1987), pp.
users.skynet.be /terrorism/html/netherlands.htm   (891 words)

  
 Rail transport in Germany - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
CityNightLine (special equipped night trains to the Netherlands, to Belgium, Austria and Switzerland)
UrlaubsExpress (national night trains to the Alps during the vacations)
Trains are operated by the lowest bidder (usually private companies like Connex or regional companies), although several states have awarded long-term contracts to local DB Regio subsidiaries.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Trains_in_Germany   (173 words)

  
 Rail Travel: train companies, timetables - Travel Insights
RAVELLING by train is, for many people, one of the good things in life.
Such pity usually ends abruptly when their journey is delayed by confused Americans trying to catch the right train from the right platform; or when they themselves are travelling in Asia where everybody but them seems to know what is going on.
If the train is your preferred method of travel then see if you can get a rail pass.
www.travelinsights.org /guide/rail.html   (540 words)

  
 Geoffrey's Trip to the Netherlands
The intercity trains that stop only at the major cities, the sneltrains that stop only at certain other cities, and the stoptrains that stop at every stop.
It is the intention of the Netherlanders that 10% of their electricity come from wind power by the year 2010.
In addition to the ringing bells is the 50 bell carillon that is operated by the Utrecht Bellringers Guild.
www.geoffreygoldberg.com /Netherlands/Netherlands.htm   (1007 words)

  
 Trains, Old, In The Netherlands, Earth
In the Netherlands not all trains in service are brand new, as I expect is also the case in many other countries.
The trains were originally built in 1952, and painted in a very fragile blue colour.
They spent most of their time on local lines, with top speeds of 60, 80, when you were lucky, 100 km/h, but occasionally they had to go on the main tracks and show what they could.
www.galactic-guide.com /articles/8R79.html   (735 words)

  
 Railways in the Netherlands
The first public railway in the Netherlands was opened on 20th September, 1839, between Amsterdam (d'Eenhonderd Roe) and Haarlem.
The Netherlands has a convenient zonal ticketing system covering all forms of public transport (train, metro, tram, bus, and the so-called "train taxis").
STAR at 26km, the longest steam hauled tourist operation in the Netherlands, between Veendam and Musselkanaal in the peat bog districts of the northern part of the country
www.sinfin.net /railways/world/nederland.html   (478 words)

  
 Brussels Trains - Brussels Direct   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The high-speed passenger train operating between London, Paris, Brussels, Lille, Disneyland Resort Paris and beyond.
Eurostar trains to London, Paris and Brussels Eurostar trains to London, Paris and Brussels...
Trains in Brussels - travel photos - My first 'photoshoot'.
www.canadorealumni.ca /brussels-trains.html   (332 words)

  
 ipedia.com: Transportation in the Netherlands Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A public transport pass for train (2nd class), bus, metro and tram costs 3099.50 euro/year (2004).
Hermes operates in the southeast of the Netherlands, see [1].
Planned train departures in the next hour (up to 20 trains) from 83 stations, real-time adjusted for delays
www.ipedia.com /transportation_in_the_netherlands.html   (1732 words)

  
 For Public Figures in Netherlands, Terror Becomes a Personal Concern
A Nov. 11 article on terrorist threats in the Netherlands reported that an unknown gunman opened fire on the office of immigration minister Rita Verdonk on Nov. 2, shattering a window.
In the Netherlands, however, radicals have embraced a different strategy: singling out individuals for assassination.
The fear in the Netherlands erupted one year ago when Theo van Gogh, a filmmaker and renowned social provocateur, was fatally shot and slashed around the throat while walking on a busy street in Amsterdam.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/content/article/2005/11/10/AR2005111002046.html   (784 words)

  
 the final whistle - [Sunday Herald]
A spokesman for the SRA said many of the delays are a reflection of a 20% increase in trains since the 1990s running on the same national track and the major repairs required following the Hatfield crash.
People will put up with late trains and unreliability as long as the situation is explained and staff take an interest and are genuinely concerned about it.
Last September, Arriva Trains Merseyside was named the best performing rail operator on the British mainland – less than two months after it lost the 25-year franchise.
www.sundayherald.com /41108   (2562 words)

  
 Rail Europe - Trains to France, Belgium, Germany, Netherlands, Italy, Spain
Thalys trains provided the very first high-speed service to connect Belgium, France, the Netherlands and Germany.
The trains run from Paris and Brussels to a range of cities in Northern Europe including Amsterdam, Cologne, Berlin, Hamburg and Bruges.
Once in Germany, you can take the high-speed ICE trains to any of the major German cities, and some trains go to Switzerland and Austria.
www.raileurope.co.uk /europeantickets/destinations.htm   (277 words)

  
 Bombardier | Transportation | Rail Vehicles | Intercity/High-speed Trains | High-speed Trains | ICE 3 - Germany and ...
The four-system units are intended for operation on the DB AG railway network and for cross-border service with the Netherlands, France, Belgium, Switzerland as well as for operation on the European High-Speed Network.
The ICE 3 is a multiple unit train which means the traction equipment is distributed over the full length of the train, it is possible to obtain a high acceleration as well as low adhesion coefficient.
A lounge in each of the two end cars gives passengers a clear view of track ahead and is a clear deviation from conventional designs.
www.bombardier.com /en/1_0/1_1/1_1_4_3_3.jsp   (179 words)

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