Veendam railway station

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Veendam
Veendam Arriva 1.jpg
Veendam railway station on the day it reopened (2011)
LocationParallelweg
Veendam, Netherlands
Coordinates53°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 byNS Stations
Line(s)Stadskanaal–Zuidbroek railway
Train operatorsArriva
Bus operatorsQbuzz, Taxi De Grooth, CTS
Other information
Station codeVdm
History
Opened1 August 1910 (1910-08-01); reopened 1 May 2011
Closed17 May 1953 (1953-05-17)
Services
Preceding station   Arriva   Following station
toward Groningen
Stoptrein 37800Terminus
Location
Veendam is located in Netherlands
Veendam
Veendam
Location within the Dutch railway network

Veendam (Dutch pronunciation: [veːnˈdɑm] (About this soundlisten); 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]

Train services[edit]

Route Service type Operator Notes
Groningen - Hoogezand-Sappemeer - Zuidbroek - Veendam Local ("Stoptrein") Arriva 2x per hour - 1x per hour on evenings and Sundays.

Bus services[edit]

Line Route Operator Notes
13 Veendam - Muntendam - Meeden - Westerlee - Heiligerlee - Winschoten Qbuzz, Taxi De Grooth and CTS Mon-Fri during daytime hours only, with one extra run during weekday evenings.
23 Winschoten - Oude Pekela - Nieuwe Pekela - Ommelanderwijk - Veendam Qbuzz
110 Veendam - Wildervank - Bareveld - Gieten - Rolde - Assen Qbuzz
171 Veendam - Kielwindeweer - Hoogezand - Groningen Centrum (Downtown) - Groningen Zernike (campus) Qbuzz Operates 2x per hour locally within Veendam and 1x per hour to/from Groningen. On Saturdays, this bus only operates locally within Veendam. No Sunday service.
174 (Groningen - Westerbroek - Hoogezand - Sappemeer -) Zuidbroek - Muntendam - Veendam Qbuzz and Taxi De Grooth The route between Groningen and Zuidbroek is only served during rush hours. No service after 22:50 (weekdays), on Saturday evenings (entirely), Sunday mornings and after 22:20 (Sunday evenings).
510 Veendam Station - Veendam Centrum (town centre) - Veendam Parkflat - Veendam Skagerrak - Wildervank Bijleveldcentrum Taxi De Grooth No service during morning rush hours; service starts after morning rush hours. On Mondays, this bus starts operating at 12:45. No service during evenings and on Sundays.

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.

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