Baarn railway station

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Baarn
Station Baarn01.jpg
Baarn Station Building
Location Netherlands
Coordinates 52°12′29″N 5°16′52″E / 52.20806°N 5.28111°E / 52.20806; 5.28111Coordinates: 52°12′29″N 5°16′52″E / 52.20806°N 5.28111°E / 52.20806; 5.28111
Line(s) Amsterdam–Zutphen railway
Den Dolder–Baarn railway
History
Opened 10 June 1874
Services
Preceding station   Nederlandse Spoorwegen   Following station
NS Sprinter 5500
2x/hour
Terminus
toward Hoofddorp
NS Sprinter 5800
2x/hour; Not on evenings and weekends
NS Sprinter 5800
2x/hour; Evenings and weekends only
Terminus
Location
Baarn is located in Randstad
Baarn
Baarn
Location within Randstad

Baarn is a railway station on the Amsterdam–Zutphen railway and the Den Dolder–Baarn railway. It is located in Baarn, Netherlands. The station is operated by the Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS). The station was opened on 10 June 1874.

Baarn station is the station the Dutch royal family use, when arriving/leaving Soestdijk Palace. For this use it has a royal waiting room.

The station has 4 platforms. Platform 1 is joined to the station building. This platform is out of use. Platforms 2 and 3 form an island platform and are for trains to Amersfoort and Amsterdam. Platform 4 is used for trains to/from Utrecht Centraal.

In the early days, the HSM had a railway station, for trains to Amsterdam and Amersfoort, this was on the Oosterspoorweg, and the nearby station Baarn Buurtstation, which was for the train to Utrecht. In 1938 the companies became part of the station NS, however Baarn Buurtstation was not closed until the Stichtse lijn was electrified in 1948. The station was rebuilt, with a platform 4 for the Utrecht train, to prevent delays of Intercitys passing through the station. Since March 2009, platform 1 is no longer used for passenger services.

Train services[edit]

The following train services call at Baarn:

  • 2x per hour local service (sprinter) Utrecht - Baarn
  • 2x per hour local service (sprinter) Amsterdam Centraal - Hilversum - Amersfoort Vathorst

Bus services[edit]

Bus Service Operator From To Via Frequency
72 Connexxion Soestdijk Noord Bunschoten-Spakenburg Station Baarn, Baarn Town Centre, Baarn North, Bunschoten-Spakenburg 1x per hour. Not Evenings or Sundays
73 Connexxion Soestdijk Noord Eemnes Station Baarn, Meander Hospital, Baarn West, Baarn Northwest, Eemnes South 1x per hour. Not Evenings or Sundays

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