Heemstede-Aerdenhout railway station

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Heemstede station.jpg
Location Netherlands
Coordinates 52°21′35″N 4°36′25″E / 52.35972°N 4.60694°E / 52.35972; 4.60694Coordinates: 52°21′35″N 4°36′25″E / 52.35972°N 4.60694°E / 52.35972; 4.60694
Line(s) Amsterdam–Rotterdam railway
Opened 1 October 1891, 1958 (current)
Preceding station   Nederlandse Spoorwegen   Following station
NS Intercity 2100
2x/hour; Not on late evenings and early Sunday mornings
toward Vlissingen
NS Intercity 2200
NS Sprinter 6300
2x/hour; Not on evenings and weekends
NS Sprinter 6300
2x/hour; Evenings and weekends only
Heemstede-Aerdenhout is located in Randstad
Location within Randstad

Heemstede-Aerdenhout is a railway station in Heemstede and Aerdenhout, Netherlands. The station opened on 1 October 1891 and is located on the site of the old Toll house for the Leidsevaart canal, which still flows next to the station from Haarlem to Leiden. This canal still follows the Oude Lijn (Amsterdam - Rotterdam) closely. The train soon became the favored method of travel after the station opened, and the canal has gone out of use since the end of the second world war. The current station building was opened in 1958 and was one of the first Dutch viaduct stations.

Formerly all trains running between Rotterdam and Amsterdam operated via Haarlem and stopped in Heemstede. Intercity trains still stop in Heemstede, though the fastest train line from Leiden to Amsterdam now runs via Schiphol railway station, not Haarlem.

Train services[edit]

The following train services currently call at Heemstede-Aerdenhout:

  • 2x per hour intercity service Amsterdam - Rotterdam - Roosendaal - Vlissingen
  • 2x per hour intercity service Amsterdam - Haarlem - Leiden - The Hague
  • 2x per hour local service (stoptrein) The Hague - Leiden - Haarlem

Bus Services[edit]

  • 3 (IJmuiden - Haarlem - Schalkwijk)
  • 4 (Heemstede De Glip - Heemstede-Aerdenhout station)
  • 80 (Amsterdam - Haarlem - Zandvoort)
  • 90 (Haarlem - Noordwijk - Den Haag)


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