Houten Castellum railway station

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Houten Castellum
Station Houten Castellum 2013.JPG
Location Netherlands
Coordinates 52°01′05″N 5°10′44″E / 52.01806°N 5.17889°E / 52.01806; 5.17889Coordinates: 52°01′05″N 5°10′44″E / 52.01806°N 5.17889°E / 52.01806; 5.17889
Line(s) Utrecht–Boxtel railway
History
Opened 8 January 2001 (old), 12 December 2010 (new)
Closed 2008 (old)
Services
Preceding station   Nederlandse Spoorwegen   Following station
NS Sprinter 6000
toward Tiel
NS Sprinter 16000
Continues at/arrives at 's-Hertogenbosch as Sprinter 13600 to/from Breda
Location
Houten Castellum is located in Randstad
Houten Castellum
Houten Castellum
Location within Randstad

Houten Castellum is a railway station located in Houten, Netherlands, which was opened on 8 January 2001 and it is located on the Utrecht–Boxtel railway and was on the Houten - Houten Castellum tram line which closed on 14 December 2008. The services are operated by Nederlandse Spoorwegen. The original station opened on 8 January 2001 and closed on 14 December 2008. During this time the service was operated by a tram from Hannover on loan to Nederlandse Spoorwegen, operated by HTM. After closure of the tram line due to construction of a new station and expanding of the railway to 4 tracks, the tram service was replaced by a bus service. The new station opened on 12 December 2010, since then the bus service ceased. All local trains call at Houten Castellum at the center platform along the inner tracks, while Intercity services and cargo trains use the outer tracks.

Current Train Services[edit]

The following services call at Houten Castellum:

  • 2x per hour local service (sprinter) Utrecht - Geldermalsen - Tiel
  • 2x per hour local service (sprinter) Utrecht - Geldermalsen - 's-Hertogenbosch

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