The station was the terminus of the line from Amersfoort, which allowed a faster journey time to Nijmegen from Amsterdam. The line still exists between Amersfoort and Leusden, Near Overberg to Rhenen and Kesteren station itself. The section between Amersfoort and Leusden is still in use and is known as the Ponlijn and the section between Rhenen and Kesteren is still in uses as the Veenendaallijn.
This bus only operates on weekdays after 21:00. From Tiel Station and within Tiel's town centre, this bus can be boarded at any time, but from other stops along the route, it only operates if called one hour before its supposed departure ("belbus").