Arkel railway station

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Arkel
Station Arkel.jpg
The station building, and the single track
Station statistics
Address Netherlands
Coordinates 51°52′19″N 4°59′34″E / 51.87194°N 4.99278°E / 51.87194; 4.99278Coordinates: 51°52′19″N 4°59′34″E / 51.87194°N 4.99278°E / 51.87194; 4.99278
Line(s) MerwedeLingelijn
Platforms 1
Bicycle facilities Bicycle parking racks and free on train
Other information
Opened 1883, reopened 1940
Closed 1938
Station code Akl
Operator Arriva
Services
Preceding station   Arriva   Following station
toward Dordrecht
Stoptrein 36700
toward Geldermalsen
Location
Arkel railway station is located in Dutch railway station
Arkel railway station

Arkel is a railway station, located in Arkel in the Netherlands. The station is located on the Arriva line between Dordrecht and Geldermalsen. It was opened on 1 December 1883, was closed on 15 May 1938 and was reopened on 10 June 1940. Originally, Arkel had two tracks, in the 1980s this was reduced to a single track. The train services are operated by Arriva. The station building is now in use as an office.

Train service[edit]

The following service calls at Arkel:

  • 2x per hour local services (stoptrein) Dordrecht - Gorinchem - Geldermalsen

Bus services[edit]

  • 81 (Gorinchem - Arkel - Meerkerk - Lexmond - VianenUtrecht)
  • 181 (Gorinchem - Arkel - Meerkerk - Lexmond - Vianen - Utrecht) - Limited Stop
  • 704 (Arkel - Kedichem - Leerdam) Buurtbus
  • 705 (Arkel – Hoornaar – Gorinchem) Buurtbus

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