Veendam railway station

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Veendam
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
History
Opened 1 August 1910 (1910-08-01); reopened 1 May 2011
Closed 17 May 1953 (1953-05-17)
Services
Preceding station   Arriva   Following station
toward Groningen
Stoptrein 37800 Terminus
Location
Veendam is located in the Netherlands
Veendam
Veendam
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.

Location[edit]

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]

History[edit]

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]

Services[edit]

Trains[edit]

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

Buses[edit]

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]

References[edit]

  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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