Arkel railway station

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Station Arkel.jpg
The station building, and the single track
Location 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
Operated by Arriva
Line(s) MerwedeLingelijn
Platforms 1
Bicycle facilities Bicycle parking racks and free on train
Other information
Station code Akl
Opened 1883, reopened 1940
Closed 1938
Preceding station   Arriva   Following station
toward Dordrecht
Stoptrein 36700
toward Geldermalsen
Arkel railway station is located in the Netherlands
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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