Breda–Rotterdam railway

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Breda–Rotterdam railway
Breda–Rotterdam railway map
Status Operational
Locale Netherlands
Termini Breda railway station
Rotterdam Centraal railway station
Opened 1866-1877
Operator(s) Nederlandse Spoorwegen
Line length 49 km (30 mi)
Number of tracks Breda–Dordrecht double track,
Dordrecht–Rotterdam four tracks
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge
Electrification 1.5 kV DC
Route map
Line from Tilburg
0.0 Breda
Line to Roosendaal
4.8 Breda-Prinsenbeek
Line from Antwerp
Line to Rotterdam
Line from 's-Hertogenbosch
Line from Roosendaal
14.9 Lage Zwaluwe
River Hollands Diep
26.9 Dordrecht Zuid
Line from Geldermalsen
29.5 Dordrecht
River Oude Maas
31.5 Zwijndrecht
Freight line from Zevenaar
Line from Antwerp
39.1 Barendrecht
Freight line to Maasvlakte and Europoort
42.2 Rotterdam Lombardijen
44.0 Rotterdam Stadion
45.1 Rotterdam Zuid
River Nieuwe Maas
47.5 Rotterdam Blaak
49.4 Rotterdam Centraal
Line to Utrecht and Amsterdam
Line to The Hague

The Breda–Rotterdam railway is a heavily used railway line in the Netherlands running from Breda to Rotterdam, passing through Dordrecht. It is also called the Staatslijn I ("state line I") in Dutch. The line was opened between 1866 and 1877.


The main interchange stations on the Breda–Rotterdam railway are: