Diemen railway station

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Diemen
StationDiemen9.jpg
Diemen railway station in 2005
Location Van Gemertplein 1, Diemen
Netherlands
Coordinates 52°20′43″N 4°58′1″E / 52.34528°N 4.96694°E / 52.34528; 4.96694Coordinates: 52°20′43″N 4°58′1″E / 52.34528°N 4.96694°E / 52.34528; 4.96694
Operated by HSM (1868–1929)
NS (1974–present)
Line(s) Amsterdam–Zutphen railway
Platforms 2
Connections Bus lines 44, 357
Other information
Station code Dmn
History
Opened 1 August 1882, reopened 26 May 1974
Closed 1 January 1929
Services
Preceding station   Nederlandse Spoorwegen   Following station
NS Sprinter 4600
toward Zwolle
toward Hoofddorp
NS Sprinter 5800
Location
Diemen is located in Randstad
Diemen
Diemen
Location within Randstad

Diemen (abbreviation: Dmn) is a railway station in Diemen in the Netherlands. The station is on the Amsterdam–Zutphen railway between Amsterdam Science Park and Weesp. The station was first opened in 1882 and then closed in 1929. It was reopened at the same location in 1974. The station building was completed in 1978. The train services are operated by NS. Among the direct destinations are Almere, Amersfoort, Amsterdam, Hilversum, Lelystad, Schiphol, and Zwolle. There are connections to two bus services operated by GVB.

Location[edit]

The railway station is located at 52°20′43″N 4°58′1″E / 52.34528°N 4.96694°E / 52.34528; 4.96694 in the town of Diemen, which is part of the City Region of Amsterdam, in the south of the province of North Holland in the west of the Netherlands. It is situated on the Amsterdam–Zutphen railway between the railway stations Amsterdam Science Park and Weesp.[1]

Building[edit]

The hexagonal station building was completed in 1978. It is of the type Sextant, which was designed by Cees Douma. Sixteen buildings of this type have been built in the years 1968–1979, seven of which remain today.[2]

Train services[edit]

The railway station was opened on 1 August 1882. The first train services were operated by the Hollandsche IJzeren Spoorweg-Maatschappij (HSM). The station was closed on 1 January 1929.[3]

The station was reopened on 26 May 1974 at the same location.[3] The HSM had merged into the Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS) in 1938, which has operated the train services in Diemen since the reopening.

The following local Sprinter train services each call at Diemen twice per hour in both directions:

Connections[edit]

There are two bus connections at the station, which are both operated by Gemeentelijk Vervoerbedrijf (GVB):

References[edit]

  1. ^ (Dutch) Spoorkaart Nederland, ProRail, 2013. Retrieved on 27 December 2014.
  2. ^ (Dutch) Stationsgebouwen type sextant, Stationsweb. Retrieved on 27 December 2014.
  3. ^ a b (Dutch) Station Diemen, Stationsweb. Retrieved on 27 December 2014.
  4. ^ a b (Dutch) Hoofddorp–Schiphol/Amsterdam–Lelystad/Amersfoort, Nederlandse Spoorwegen. Retrieved on 27 December 2014.
  5. ^ (Dutch) Halte Station Bijlmer ArenA - 44 naar Diemen Noord, Gemeentelijk Vervoerbedrijf. Retrieved on 27 December 2014.
  6. ^ (Dutch) Halte Centraal Station - 357 naar Bijlmermeer, Gemeentelijk Vervoerbedrijf. Retrieved on 27 December 2014.

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