Stadskanaal–Zuidbroek railway

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Stadskanaal-Zuidbroek railway
Spoorlijn stadskanaal zuidbroek.png
Overview
StatusOperational
LocaleThe Netherlands
TerminiStadskanaal
Zuidbroek
Stations6
Operation
OpenedAugust 1, 1910
OwnerProRail, STAR
Operator(s)Arriva, STAR
Technical
Line length22 km (14 mi)
Number of trackssingle track
Track gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge
Electrificationno
Route map
Steam train on the Stadskanaal-Zuidbroek railway in Wildervank in 2015

The Stadskanaal–Zuidbroek railway is a railway line in the Netherlands, running from Stadskanaal to Zuidbroek, passing through Veendam. The line was opened in 1910,[1] and closed in 1953, but the Veendam-Zuidbroek section was reopened in 2011. The Stadskanaal-Veendam section is owned by the STAR museum railway, and mostly runs using steam trains.

Stations[edit]

Veendam actually consists of two separate stations: one served by Arriva and the other served by the STAR steam trains.

Stations on the railway line:

Train service[edit]

Services on the Veendam-Zuidbroek line are operated by Arriva. From Monday to Saturday, trains run every thirty minutes between 5am and 8pm. At all other times trains run hourly.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Overzicht van de spoorlijn Stadskanaal- Zuidbroek (in Dutch), Stationsweb. Retrieved 15 October 2014.

External links[edit]