Roosendaal railway station

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Roosendaal
Station Roosendaal.jpg
LocationNetherlands
Coordinates51°32′25″N 4°27′32″E / 51.54028°N 4.45889°E / 51.54028; 4.45889Coordinates: 51°32′25″N 4°27′32″E / 51.54028°N 4.45889°E / 51.54028; 4.45889
Line(s)Antwerp–Lage Zwaluwe railway
Roosendaal–Breda railway
Roosendaal–Vlissingen railway
ConnectionsBus transport Arriva: 1, 2, 3, 4, 103, 104, 111, 112, 211, 220, 312
Other information
Station codeRsd
History
Opened3 July 1854
Services
Preceding station   NS International   Following station
Intercity Direct 9200
1x/hour; Until April 8, 2018
Nederlandse Spoorwegen
toward Vlissingen
NS Intercity 2200
2x/hour
TerminusNS Intercity 3600
2x/hour
toward Zwolle
toward Vlissingen
NS Intercity 12200
2x/weekday; Weekdays rush hours in the peak direction only. Splits from/Combines with Intercity 2200 to/from Amsterdam Centraal at this station
Terminus
toward Dordrecht
NS Sprinter 5900
2x/hour, but only 1x/hour on evenings and weekends
SNCB logo.svg National Railway Company of Belgium
TerminusL 22
1x/hour
toward Puurs
Location
Roosendaal is located in Netherlands
Roosendaal
Roosendaal
Location within Netherlands

Roosendaal is a railway station in the city of Roosendaal, Netherlands. The station opened on 3 July 1854 on the Antwerp–Lage Zwaluwe railway and is the beginning of the Roosendaal–Vlissingen railway. Roosendaal was the first station in North Brabant to be built. Roosendaal is also a border station between the Netherlands and Belgium. Trains in Belgium run on the left side of double-track whereas in the Netherlands right-hand running is the norm. At some borders, the changeover is achieved by using a flyover, but at Roosendaal trains stop and await a signal to allow them to proceed to the opposite track.

Since June 2015 there has been an NMBS ticket machine at the station to buy Belgian train tickets. [1]

Train services[edit]

The station is served by the following services:

  • 2x per hour intercity service Amsterdam - Haarlem - Leiden - The Hague - Rotterdam - Dordrecht - Roosendaal - Vlissingen (local service between Roosendaal and Vlissingen)
  • 2x per hour intercity services Zwolle - Deventer - Zutphen - Arnhem - Nijmegen - 's-Hertogenbosch - Tilburg - Breda - Roosendaal
  • 2x per weekday intercity service Roosendaal - Vlissingen (express service between Roosendaal and Vlissingen in the peak direction, only stopping at Middelburg, Goes and Bergen op Zoom. Splits from/Combines with the regular Amsterdam - Vlissingen intercity service at this station)
  • 1x per hour local service (stoptrein) Roosendaal - Essen - Antwerp - Antwerp-South - Puurs (not on weekends)
  • 2x per hour local service (sprinter) Dordrecht - Roosendaal

As of April 9, 2018 the international service Amsterdam - Brussels will be running on the HSL-Zuid with a stop at Breda and does not call at Dordrecht and Roosendaal anymore. Passengers for Belgium can take a train to Breda and change trains there or can take the local service Roosendaal - Puurs and change trains at Antwerp for Mechelen, Brussels Airport and Brussels

Bus services[edit]

Roosendaal is served by city bus services (stadsbussen) as well as regional bus services (streekbussen). All bus services are operated by Arriva

Stadsbussen[edit]

There are 4 city bus lines. From the railway station the city bus lines provides services to/from:

  • Roselaar busstation (downtown area)
  • Bravis Ziekenhuis (Hospital)
  • WVS (Training company)
  • The neighbourhoods Burgerhout, Bovendonk, Fatimawijk, Kalsdonk, Kortendijk, Kroeven, Langdonk, Tolberg and Weihoek

The neighbourhood Westrand and the Rosada Factory Outlet Center are served by regional bus services (see also: Streekbussen)

The routes of the city buses are as follows:

Line Route Frequency Notes
1 Damastberg - Tolberg West - Weihoek - Bravis Ziekenhuis - Roselaar busstation - Station - Fatimawijk - Kortendijk - Sterrebos 2x/hour
  • Arrives/Continues as line 2 at Damastberg
  • Arrives/Continues as line 3 at Sterrebos
  • On evenings and Sundays buses operate only in one direction: From Damastberg to Sterrebos
  • On Saturday mornings until +/- 11:00am buses also operate only in one direction: From Sterrebos to Damastberg
2 Odiliadonk - Langdonk West - Bovendonk - A-Dijk - Fatimawijk - Kalsdonk - Station - Roselaar busstation - Tolberg Oost - Damastberg 2x/hour
  • Arrives/Continues as line 3 at Odiliadonk
  • Arrives/Continues as line 1 at Damastberg
  • On evenings and Sundays buses operate only in one direction: From Odiliadonk to Damastberg
  • On Saturday mornings until +/- 11:00am buses also operate only in one direction: From Damastberg to Odiliadonk
3 Sterrebos - Langdonk Oost - Burgerhout - Station - Roselaar busstation - Kroeven - Odiliadonk 2x/hour
  • Arrives/Continues as line 1 at Sterrebos
  • Arrives/Continues as line 2 at Odiliadonk
  • On evenings and Sundays buses operate only in one direction: From Sterrebos to Odiliadonk
  • On Saturday mornings until +/- 11:00am buses also operate only in one direction: From Odiliadonk to Sterrebos
4 Station -> Borchwerf -> WVS -> Borchwerf -> Station 4x/day Not on evenings and weekends

Streekbussen[edit]

The regional bus lines provides services to/from:

  • Roselaar busstation (downtown area)
  • The Rosada Factory Outlet Center
  • Zegestede Cemetery
  • The neighbourhoods Fatimawijk and Westrand
  • The nearby cities Bergen op Zoom, Breda and Etten-Leur
  • Villages around Roosendaal

The routes of the regional buses, serving Roosendaal, are as follows:

Line Route Frequency Notes
103 Roosendaal, Westrand - Roosendaal, Roselaar busstation - Roosendaal, Station - Oud Gastel - Oud Gastel, Busstation - Fijnaart - Oude Molen - Willemstad 1x/hour
  • Combined half-hourly service on weekdays except evenings with line 111 on section Roosendaal, Westrand-Oud Gastel, Busstation
  • At evenings and Sundays buses do not run on section Oud Gastel, Busstation-Willemstad
  • At Saturday evenings and Sundays the section Roosendaal, Westrand-Roosendaal, Station is also not served
104 Roosendaal, Station - Roosendaal, Roselaar busstation - Roosendaal, Rosada Factory Outlet Center - Wouw - Wouw, Omgang - Wouwse Plantage - Huijbergen - Woensdrecht - Hoogerheide - Bergen op Zoom - Bergen op Zoom, Station Bergen op Zoom 1x/hour
  • Not on evenings and weekends
  • Combined half-hourly service with line 112 on section Roosendaal, Station-Wouw, Omgang
111 Roosendaal, Westrand - Roosendaal, Roselaar busstation - Roosendaal, Station - Roosendaal, Spoorstraat - Oud Gastel - Oud Gastel, Busstation - Stampersgat - Dinteloord - Steenbergen - Lepelstraat - Halsteren - Bergen op Zoom - Bergen op Zoom, Station Bergen op Zoom 1x/hour
  • Not on evenings and weekends
  • Combined half-hourly service with line 103 on sections Roosendaal, Westrand-Oud Gastel, Busstation
112 Roosendaal, Station - Roosendaal, Roselaar busstation - Roosendaal, Rosada Factory Outlet Center - Wouw - Wouw, Omgang - Heerle - Bergen op Zoom - Bergen op Zoom, Bravis Ziekenhuis - Bergen op Zoom, Station Bergen op Zoom 1x/hour
  • Combined half-hourly service on weekdays except evenings with line 104 on section Roosendaal, Station-Wouw, Omgang
211 Nispen - Roosendaal, Roselaar busstation - Roosendaal, Station - Zegge - Bosschenhoofd - Bosbad Hoeven - Oudenbosch 1x/hour Not on evenings and weekends
220 Roosendaal, Station - Roosendaal, Roselaar busstation - Schijf - Achtmaal - Zundert - Klein Zundert 1x/hour Not on evenings and weekends
312 Roosendaal, Station - Roosendaal, Fatimawijk - Roosendaal, Zegestede Cemetery - Rucphen - Sprundel - Sint Willebrord - Etten-Leur - Etten-Leur, Centrum - Breda - Breda, Centraal Station 1x/hour
  • Not between Etten-Leur, Centrum and Breda, Centraal Station on evenings and Sundays
  • At evenings and Sundays buses arrive/continue at Etten-Leur, Centrum as line 316 from/to Breda and Breda, Centraal Station

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