Venlo railway station

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Venlo
Venlo railway station.JPG
Station at night
Location Netherlands
Coordinates 51°21′53″N 6°10′17″E / 51.36472°N 6.17139°E / 51.36472; 6.17139Coordinates: 51°21′53″N 6°10′17″E / 51.36472°N 6.17139°E / 51.36472; 6.17139
Operated by Nederlandse Spoorwegen
Line(s)
Platforms 6
Other information
Station code Vl
History
Opened 1865
Services
Preceding station   Nederlandse Spoorwegen   Following station
NS Intercity 3500
Terminus
toward Eindhoven
NS Intercity 13500
Arriva
toward Nijmegen
Stoptrein 32200
toward Roermond
Eurobahn
Terminus RE 13
Maas-Wupper-Express
toward Hamm Hbf
Location
Venlo railway station is located in the Netherlands
Venlo railway station

Venlo railway station is located in Venlo, the Netherlands. It is situated on the Maastricht–Venlo railway, the Viersen–Venlo railway, the Venlo–Eindhoven railway and the Nijmegen–Venlo railway.

The first station in Venlo was opened on November 21, 1865. The current building dates from 1958 and is a typical Dutch station of the post-war era, featuring a clock tower and a large canopy spanning the front of the station.

There is a bus station for regional and city buses in front of the station, as well as a car park.

Train services[edit]

The following train services call at this station:

  • Express services:
    • Intercity: Schiphol Airport–Utrecht–'s-Hertogenbosch–Eindhoven–Helmond–Venlo
    • RE 13: Venlo–Viersen–Mönchengladbach–Düsseldorf–Wuppertal–Hagen–Hamm
  • Local services:
    • Stoptrein: Nijmegen–Venlo–Roermond

Venlo is a border station and therefore sees a significant number of shunting movements. On several tracks, the catenary can be switched between the 15 kV 16.7 Hz AC used on the Deutsche Bahn network and the 1500 V DC used by Nederlandse Spoorwegen network.

Bus services[edit]

  • City buses
    • 1: Blerick Vossener–Venlo Station–Tegelen–Kaldenkirchen
    • 2: Blerick Klingerberg–Venlo Station–Venlo City Centre–Venlo Stalberg
    • 3: Venlo Station–City Centre–'t Ven–Noorderpoort–City Centre–Venlo Station
    • 4: Blerick Station–Venlo Greenport
  • Regional buses
    • 66: Venlo Station–Tegelen–Belfeld–Reuver–Beesel–Swalmen–Roermond Station
    • 77: Roermond Station–Horn–Haelen–Nunhem–Neer–Kesseleik–Kessel–Baarlo–Hout-Blerick–Venlo Station
    • 80: Venlo Station–Blerick–Sevenum–Horst–Venray–Ysselsteyn–Deurne
    • 83: Venlo Station–Venlo–Velden–Lomm–Arcen–Wellerlooi–Well–Aijen–Nieuw-Bergen–Afferden–Heijen–Gennep–Ottersum–Milsbeek–Plasmolen–Mook–Molenhoek–Heumen–Malden–Nijmegen–Nijmegen Central Station
    • 88: Venray Station–Oostrum–Wanssum–Meerlo–Tienray–Swolgen–Broekhuizenvorst–Broekhuizen–Lottum–Grubbenvorst–Blerick–Venlo Station
    • 370 (Limburgliner): Venlo Station–Venlo–Blerick–Maasbree–Helden–Panningen–Beringe–Meijel–Ospeldijk–Ospel–Nederweert–Weert
    • 670 (school line): Venlo Station–Blerick–Maasbree–Helden–Panningen

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