Houten Castellum railway station
|Opened||8 January 2001 (old), 12 December 2010 (new)|
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
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
The platform in direction Utrecht Centraal railway station in 2012