The Brabant faction of political party CDA joined the call for a intercity train station at the rapidly growing Eindhoven Airport. According to the party, the train station would not only improve accessibility to the airport, but also to the larger region around it, Omroep Brabant reports.
A strike planned rail strike in Belgium will impact international trains departing from or arriving in the Netherlands. The strike is scheduled to run from 10 p.m. on Thursday, October 8, until 10 p.m. on Friday, October 9.
All NS Intercity trains will be equipped with 4G mobile internet connections by the end of the summer, reports public transport news outlet OV Magazine. The first Intercity trains with high-speed internet are already operational.
Belgium is not accessible by rail today due to strikes.
The driver of the Sprinter that crashed into an Intercity, last year in April, near Westerpark, agreed to 120 hours of community service.
NS admits to skipping smaller stations to make up for delays. According to the railway company it is required to ensure the timetable is not disrupted too much and causes even more delays.
The NS rides with Fyra V250 trains again .It involves so-called maintenance rides, which are intended to prevent corrosion of parts and to prevent them from getting stuck.
Starting September train travelers will have access to free Wi-Fi on 48 NS stations. Working with KPN, the NS will offer free wireless internet on stations in cities such as Amsterdam, The Hague, Groningen and Maastricht for at least one year.