Rotterdam Alexander station

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Rotterdam Alexander
Rotterdam Alexander.jpg
Entrance of Rotterdam Alexander
Location Netherlands
Coordinates 51°57′7″N 4°33′10″E / 51.95194°N 4.55278°E / 51.95194; 4.55278Coordinates: 51°57′7″N 4°33′10″E / 51.95194°N 4.55278°E / 51.95194; 4.55278
Line(s) Utrecht–Rotterdam railway
Platforms 2
Connections Railway line RET Rotterdam Metro: A, B
Bus transport Arriva: 175, 190
Bus transport RET: 30, 31, 35, 36, 37, B5
Other information
Station code Rta
History
Opened 1968
Services
Preceding station   Nederlandse Spoorwegen   Following station
Terminus
NS Intercity 500
1x/hour; Combined half-hourly service with Intercity 600 on section Rotterdam Centraal-Zwolle. Transfer to Intercity 1800 to/from Leeuwarden at Zwolle
toward Groningen
NS Intercity 600
1x/hour; Combined half-hourly service with Intercity 500 on section Rotterdam Centraal-Zwolle. Transfer to Intercity 700 to/from Groningen at Zwolle
toward Leeuwarden
NS Intercity 2800
2x/hour; Not on late evenings and early weekend mornings
toward Uitgeest
NS Sprinter 4000
2x/hour
NS Sprinter 7700
2x/hour; Weekdays rush hours only
Rotterdam Metro
Line A
Not on evenings and early weekend mornings
toward Binnenhof
Line A
Evenings and early weekend mornings only
Line B
toward Nesselande
Location
Rotterdam Alexander is located in Randstad
Rotterdam Alexander
Rotterdam Alexander
Location within Randstad
Rotterdam Alexander, railway platforms.

Rotterdam Alexander is a combined metro and railway station in Rotterdam, Netherlands. It is located on the Utrecht–Rotterdam railway. It is named after the borough Prins Alexander, and therefore indirectly after Alexander, Prince of Orange.

Train services[edit]

The following services currently call at Rotterdam Alexander:

  • 1x per hour intercity service Rotterdam – Utrecht – Amersfoort – Zwolle – Groningen
  • 1x per hour intercity service Rotterdam – Utrecht – Amersfoort – Zwolle – Leeuwarden
  • 2x per hour intercity service Rotterdam – Utrecht
  • 2x per hour local service (sprinter) Rotterdam – Gouda – Gouda Goverwelle – Woerden – Amsterdam – Uitgeest
  • 2x per hour local service (sprinter) Rotterdam – Gouda – Gouda Goverwelle (Peak hours only)

Metro service[edit]

Rotterdam Alexander station is also located on the Rotterdam Metro, a rapid transit system operated by RET. It is served by trains of lines A and B and is located on the former Caland line or East-West line (Dutch: Calandlijn / Oost-Westlijn).

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