Rotterdam Delftsche Poort railway station

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Rotterdam Delftsche Poort
Station Delftse Poort 1858.jpg
The first Delftsche Poort railway station in 1858
LocationNetherlands
Other information
Station codeRtp
History
Opened1847
Closed1940

Rotterdam Delftsche Poort was a railway station of the Hollandsche IJzeren Spoorweg-Maatschappij in Rotterdam, Netherlands located on the Oude Lijn from Amsterdam Willemspoort station to Rotterdam. The station was located east of the present-day Rotterdam Centraal.

History[edit]

The first station Delftsche Poort opened in 1847 completing the railway line between Amsterdam and Rotterdam. The station was designed by Frederik Willem Conrad.

The second station Delftsche Poort opened in 1877 connection the Rotterdam with Dordrecht. This station was located slightly north-west to the former station.

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Coordinates: 51°55′31″N 4°28′25″E / 51.9253°N 4.47361°E / 51.9253; 4.47361