Venlo railway station
Station at night
|Coordinates||51°21′53″N 6°10′17″E / 51.36472°N 6.17139°ECoordinates: 51°21′53″N 6°10′17″E / 51.36472°N 6.17139°E|
|Operated by||Nederlandse Spoorwegen|
Venlo is the railway station for the city of Venlo in the province of Limburg, 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.
The following train services call at Venlo:
|InterCity||Venlo – Eindhoven – Breda – Rotterdam – The Hague||2× per hour||Nederlandse Spoorwegen|
|Stoptrein||Nijmegen – Venlo – Roermond||2× per hour||Veolia Transport Nederland|
Venlo – Mönchengladbach – Neuss – Düsseldorf – Wuppertal – Hagen – Hamm
|1× per hour||Eurobahn|
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.
- Media related to Venlo train station at Wikimedia Commons
- NS website (Dutch)
- Dutch Public Transport journey planner (Dutch)