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  1. NS-Reizigers passenger trains Details
    NS-Reizigers is the domestic rail service of Nederlandse Spoorwegen (Dutch Railways).

  2. NS-Internationaal passenger trains Details
    International rail service of Nederlandse Spoorwegen (Dutch Railways).

  3. Syntus passenger trains Details
    Passenger rail services lines in the east of The Netherlands, the so called 'Achterhoek' (Arnhem - Winterswijk - Zutphen).

  4. Arriva Nederland passenger trains Details
    Passenger rail services lines in the north of The Netherlands - radiating from Groningen and Leeuwarden .

  5. De AlpenExpress (EETC - Euro-Express-Treincharter) passenger trains Details
    Winter holiday trains from the Netherlands to Austria, France, Switzerland, Italy.

  6. PEG - Prignitzer Eisenbahn Personenverkehr passenger trains Details
    Regional railway serving south Mecklenburg - Vorpommern, Berlin-Brandenburg regions, and in Nordrhein-Westfalen connecting Dorsten - Oberhausen Duisburg-Rutvort, and Dortmund with Enschede (Netherlands).


  7. De SkiTrein (EETC - Euro-Express-Treincharter) passenger trains Details
    Holiday trains during the winter season from the Netherlands to Austria.

  8. Euregiobahn passenger trains Details
    Euregiobahn is a regional railway around Aachen, connecting to Heerlen (Netherlands).


  9. De AutoSlaap Trein (EETC - Euro-Express-Treincharter) passenger trains Details
    Summer holiday trains with your car from the Netherlands to France and Italy and Austria.

  10. HSL-Zuid passenger trains Details
    The Netherlands is breaking new ground in the field of transport: in 2007 the country will get a connection to the European network of High Speed Lines. Ultra-fast trains with a maximum speed of 300 kilometres an hour will take travellers directly from Amsterdam to Schiphol, Rotterdam, Antwerp, Brussels and Paris.

  11. Thalys Details
    Fast train connecting major cities in Northern France, Belgium, Netherlands and Germany.

  12. RandstadRail passenger trains Details
    Regional suburban railway connecting The Hague, Zoetermeer, Rotterdam

  13. Rotterdam Metro passenger trains Details


  14. Amsterdam Metro passenger trains Details

  15. ZLSM - Zuid Limburgse Stoomtrein Maatschappij passenger trains Details
    The Z.L.S.M. runs services between Schin op Geul and Kerkrade on a line of more than 16 kilometer length and between Simpelveld and Vetschau, just across the German border, a line of approximately 6 kilometer. On October 23rd 1853 the line Maastricht-Aken is taken into use and becomes the first border crossing railway line of the Netherlands. The line goes via Valkenburg, Schin op Geul, Wijlre, Eijs, Simpelveld and Bocholtz to Richterich and Aachen in Germany.
    On April 20th 1896 the line Sittard - Herzogenrath is opened. With this new line the poor connections of this region to the rest of the country are improved considerably. Years later, on June 15th 1934 the line from Schaesberg via Kerkrade-Centrum to Simpelveld is opened for service. But that was not realised without problems. In 1919, after 12 years of lobbying and political pressure from Kerkrade, the approval is given for the cobstruction of the line. However no work was started until 1925. In spite of the short distance of only 12 km, the construction costed more than 12 million guilders. This is approximately 1 million guilders per kilometer, for those times a huge ammount of money!! The line therefor obtained the nickname 'het Miljoenenlijntje' (million-line). Tunnels, divers and bridges had to be built. Because of the mining activities in the region there was always the threat of caving in, which required high demands to the construction. In total, approximately 3,5 million cubic metres of earth had to be moved to cover the differences in altitude. At the Anstellerbeek valley an elevation of 32 metres has been realised! The most drastic earth displacement ever taken place in the Netherlands.

  
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