Breda–Rotterdam railway

Breda–Rotterdam railway
Status Operational
Locale Netherlands
Termini Breda railway station
Rotterdam Centraal railway station
Opened 1866-1877
Operator(s) Nederlandse Spoorwegen
Line length 49 km (30 mi)
Number of tracks Breda–Dordrecht double track,
Dordrecht–Rotterdam four tracks
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge
Electrification 1.5 kV DC
Route map

The Breda–Rotterdam railway is a heavily used railway line in the Netherlands running from Breda to Rotterdam, passing through Dordrecht. It is also called the Staatslijn I ("state line I") in Dutch. The line was opened between 1866 and 1877.


The main interchange stations on the Breda–Rotterdam railway are:

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