Groningen–Delfzijl railway

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Groningen-Delfzijl railway
Spoorlijn groningen delfzijl.png
Status Operational
Locale Groningen, Netherlands
Termini Groningen railway station
Delfzijl railway station
Stations 9
Opened 15 June 1884 (1884-06-15)
Line length 77 km (48 mi)
Number of tracks mostly single track
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge
Electrification no
Route map
Line from Bad Nieuweschans
Line from Zwolle
0.0 Groningen
Line to Leeuwarden
3.9 Groningen Noord
Van Starckenborghkanaal
10.9 Sauwerd
Line to Roodeschool
15.1 Bedum
21.8 Stedum
25.9 Loppersum
33.6 Appingedam
36.2 Delfzijl West
Line to seaport (freight only)
37.8 Delfzijl

The Groningen–Delfzijl railway is a railway line in the Netherlands running from Groningen to Delfzijl, passing through Sauwerd, Loppersum and Appingedam. The line was opened in 1884.[1]


The stations on the railway are:

Train service[edit]

Services are operated by Arriva. From Monday to Saturday trains run 2x per hour between 5am and 8pm. On all other times trains run 1x per hour