Almere Buiten railway station

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Almere Buiten
Almere Buiten.jpg
Location Netherlands
Coordinates 52°23′39″N 5°16′40″E / 52.39417°N 5.27778°E / 52.39417; 5.27778Coordinates: 52°23′39″N 5°16′40″E / 52.39417°N 5.27778°E / 52.39417; 5.27778
Line(s) Weesp–Lelystad railway
Other information
Station code Almb
History
Opened 30 May 1987
Services
Preceding station   Nederlandse Spoorwegen   Following station
NS Sprinter 4300
2x/hour; Weekdays rush hours only
Terminus
toward Hoofddorp
NS Sprinter 4300
2x/hour; Not on weekdays rush hours
NS Sprinter 4600
2x/hour
toward Zwolle
NS Sprinter 4900
2x/hour, but only 1x/hour at evenings and Sundays
Terminus
Location
Almere Buiten is located in Randstad
Almere Buiten
Almere Buiten
Location within Randstad

Almere Buiten is a railway station which lies in Almere, in the Netherlands. It is located approximately 27 km east of Amsterdam. The station is located on the Weesp–Lelystad railway, which runs between Weesp and Lelystad Centrum. The station is on the newest polder in the Netherlands, the Flevopolder which is in the Flevoland province. The station was opened in 1987 when the line Weesp - Lelystad Centrum was built. In 1987 Almere Centrum and Almere Muziekwijk stations also opened before the Almere Buiten - Lelystad section was completed in 1988.

Almere has become a commuter city for Amsterdam. The first house was built in 1976 and on 7 July 2008, it was recorded that there were 184 405 citizens living in Almere. The station lies in the centre of 'Almere Buiten' which translates as Outside Almere.

Train services[edit]

The following train services call at Almere Buiten:

  • 2x per hour local service (sprinter) Hoofddorp - Schiphol - Duivendrecht - Almere Oostvaarders
  • 2x per hour local service (sprinter) Amsterdam - Almere - Lelystad - Zwolle
  • 2x per hour local service (sprinter) Utrecht - Hilversum - Almere Oostvaarders

Bus services[edit]

  • 1 Striphelden - Oostvaarders - Regenboogbuurt - Station Buiten - Bouwmeesterbuurt - Waterwijk - Almere Centrum - Stedenwijk - 't Oor Bus Station - Almere Haven
  • 5 Muziekwijk - Kruidenwijk - Almere Centrum - Parkwijk - Landgoederenbuurt - Station Buiten - Oostvaarders
  • 10 Station Poort - Gooisekant - Busstation 't Oor - Danswijk - Almere Buiten - Oostvaardersdiep
  • 153 Holendrecht - Bijlmer ArenA - Bijlmermeer - Muiden P&R - Almere Poort - Almere Muziekwijk - Almere Buiten
  • 216 Almere Buiten - Almere Stad - Muiden - Amstelveen - Schiphol-Oost
  • N11: Station Centrum -> Molenbuurt -> Station Buiten -> Station Oostvaarders -> Station Parkwijk -> Danswijk -> Sallandsekant -> Danswijk -> Filmwijk -> Station Centrum
  • N12: Station Centrum -> Filmwijk -> Danswijk -> Sallandsekant -> Danswijk -> Station Parkwijk -> Station Oostvaarders -> Station Buiten -> Molenbuurt -> Station Centrum

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