NS Stations

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NS Stations (Dutch pronunciation: [ɛn ɛs staːˈʃɔns]) is a Dutch company that owns and manages over 400 railway stations in the Netherlands.[1] It is a subsidiary of national rail operator Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS).[citation needed] A subsidiary company of NS Stations is NS Stations Retailbedrijf (formerly Servex; founded in 1973), which uses the brands Automaten, Brasserie Het Station, Burger King (taken over by HMSHost), Café T, Café T espresso, C'est du pain, HEMA, Kiosk, La Place (taken over by HMSHost), mr. Pizza, Pizza Hut, Restauratie, Rituals, Smullers, Swirl's, and Wizzl, and owns Stationsfoodstore, which is an Albert Heijn franchise operating about 22 "AH to go" convenience stores on stations.[citation needed] Wizzl also sells train tickets.[citation needed] They are typically at small stations which have no separate ticket window or counter; an exception is Rotterdam, with a Wizzl at the back side of the station, while separate ticket windows are at the front side only.[citation needed]


  1. ^ (in Dutch) Over NS Stations, NS Stations. Retrieved 5 January 2015.

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