Gilze-Rijen railway station

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Gilze-Rijen
Station Gilze-Rijen P1060292.JPG
Location Netherlands
Coordinates 51°35′02″N 4°55′30″E / 51.58389°N 4.92500°E / 51.58389; 4.92500Coordinates: 51°35′02″N 4°55′30″E / 51.58389°N 4.92500°E / 51.58389; 4.92500
Line(s) Breda–Eindhoven railway
History
Opened 5 October 1863
Services
Preceding station   Nederlandse Spoorwegen   Following station
toward Dordrecht
NS Sprinter 6600
2x/hour
Location
Gilze-Rijen is located in the Netherlands
Gilze-Rijen
Gilze-Rijen
Location within the Netherlands

Gilze-Rijen is a railway station located in Rijen, Netherlands in the municipality Gilze en Rijen. Although the railway station is located in Rijen, it's called Gilze-Rijen because of the Gilze-Rijen Air Base, just south of Rijen. The station was opened on 5 October 1863 and is located on the Breda–Eindhoven railway between Breda and Tilburg. The station is operated by Nederlandse Spoorwegen.

Train service[edit]

The following services currently call at Gilze-Rijen:

  • 2x per hour local services (sprinter) 's-Hertogenbosch - Tilburg - Breda

Bus services[edit]

Bus Services 130, 131, 197 and 198 stop outside the station.

130 goes from the town hall in Rijen to the immigration detention centre in Gilze; 131 goes from Breda to Tilburg via Gilze and Rijen.

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