Veendam railway station

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Veendam Arriva 1.jpg
Veendam railway station on the day it reopened (2011)
Location Parallelweg
Veendam, Netherlands
Coordinates 53°06′13″N 6°53′05″E / 53.10361°N 6.88472°E / 53.10361; 6.88472Coordinates: 53°06′13″N 6°53′05″E / 53.10361°N 6.88472°E / 53.10361; 6.88472
Operated by NS Stations
Line(s) Stadskanaal–Zuidbroek railway
Train operators Arriva
Bus operators Qbuzz
Connections Bus lines 13, 71, 110, 171, 174, 271, 510
Other information
Station code Vdm
Opened 1 August 1910 (1910-08-01); reopened 1 May 2011
Closed 17 May 1953 (1953-05-17)
Preceding station   Arriva   Following station
toward Groningen
Stoptrein 37800 Terminus
Veendam is located in the Netherlands
Location within the Dutch railway network

Veendam (Dutch pronunciation: [veːnˈdɑm]; abbreviation: Vdm) is an unstaffed railway station in Veendam in the Netherlands. It is located on the Stadskanaal–Zuidbroek railway after Zuidbroek as the present-day line terminus.


The railway station is located at the Parallelweg in the village of Veendam in the province of Groningen in the northeast of the Netherlands.[1] It is situated on the Stadskanaal–Zuidbroek railway, where it is the present-day line terminus before the railway station Zuidbroek.[2]


The station was previously served by passenger trains from 1 August 1910 to 17 May 1953. The station reopened on 1 May 2011, when the Veendam–Zuidbroek section of the Stadskanaal–Zuidbroek railway was reopened to passenger services.[1]



The train services are operated by Arriva. The following local train service (Dutch: stoptrein) calls at Veendam twice per hour:[3]


The bus services in the region are operated by Qbuzz. There are five regional and two local bus connections at the station in Veendam with the following destinations:[4]


  1. ^ a b "Station Veendam" (in Dutch), Stationsweb. Retrieved 22 November 2015.
  2. ^ "Overzicht van de spoorlijn Stadskanaal-Zuidbroek" (in Dutch), Stationsweb. Retrieved 17 February 2017.
  3. ^ Groningen–Veendam/Winschoten–Nieuweschans (ARRIVA) (in Dutch), Nederlandse Spoorwegen. Retrieved on 17 December 2015.
  4. ^ Halte: Veendam, Station (in Dutch), Qbuzz. Retrieved 17 December 2015.

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