Gorinchem railway station

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Gorinchem
Station Gorinchem II.jpg
The new station building.
Location Stationsplein, Gorinchem
Netherlands
Coordinates 51°49′46″N 4°46′41″E / 51.82944°N 4.77806°E / 51.82944; 4.77806Coordinates: 51°49′46″N 4°46′41″E / 51.82944°N 4.77806°E / 51.82944; 4.77806
Operated by Arriva
Line(s) MerwedeLingelijn
Platforms 2
Construction
Bicycle facilities Bicycle parking racks and free on train
Other information
Station code Gr
History
Opened 1 December 1883
Rebuilt 1971
Electrified yes
Services
Preceding station   Arriva   Following station
toward Dordrecht
Stoptrein 36700
toward Geldermalsen
toward Dordrecht
Stoptrein 36800 Terminus
Location
Gorinchem railway station is located in the Netherlands
Gorinchem railway station

Gorinchem is a railway station in the town of Gorinchem, Netherlands. It is on the MerwedeLingelijn. It was opened on 1 December 1883. The train services are operated by Arriva.

The initial railway building was built to look like Sneek railway station, a building type known in Dutch as "Standaardtype Sneek". The current railway building, designed by Cees Douma, was opened in 1971, and the old building was renovated and converted to a restaurant.

Train service[edit]

The station is served by the following services:

  • 2x per hour local services (stoptrein) Dordrecht - Gorinchem - Geldermalsen
  • 2x per hour local services (stoptrein) Dordrecht - Gorinchem

Bus services[edit]

The following bus services stop at Station Gorinchem:

47, 73, 74, 76, 77, 78, 79, 81, 121, 181, 228, 230, 231, 387, 674, 701, 705

Destinations by Bus include:

  • Geldermalsen, Leerdam, Gelkenes, Giessenburg, Giessen-Oudekerk, Hardinxveld-Giessendam, Hardinxveld, Sliedrecht, Utrecht, Arkel, Gorinchem Town

For more information on the routes see [1]

The station's platforms with the old NS rolling stock.

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