Intercity

NS train at Utrecht station
Aug 5 '19 16:10

Next month NS will start experimenting with advertisements on the information screens in its trains. "We regularly receive requests from advertisers", a spokesperson for the rail company said to NOS. "The screens in the train are a sought-after place."

The advertising in trains will "fit in with our policy and with the travel experience", according to the spokesperson. "That's why we only want to show advertisements that match our brand", he said. "No ads about explicit things, but ads that appeal to a large group of people."

Utrecht Central Station
May 29 '18 11:30

Utrecht wants to build a second intercity station and a new tram line or express bus lane to cope with the region's explosive growth. The city and province therefore asked the national government for billions of euros to achieve this, Utrecht traffic alderman Lot van Hooijdonk confirmed to NOS.

Utrecht is the fastest growing region in the Netherlands, with some 140 thousand new homes set to be built in the province over the next 12 years.

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Feb 6 '18 07:10

An intercity train crashed into a car on the crossing on Eperweg in Nunspeet on Monday night. The motorist was killed.

The accident happened around 8:40 p.m., according to Omroep Gelderland. As far as is known, the train driver and passengers were unharmed. Another train was deployed to transport the passengers on the rest of their journey. 

The police are investigating how the accident happened. So far nothing is known about the identity of the motorist. 

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Apr 21 '17 18:30

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.

Briainport-region Eindhoven has been calling for a train station at the airport for some time. The CDA is now joining their voice to this call.

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Oct 8 '15 12:03

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.

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Apr 13 '15 17:05

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.

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Nov 24 '14 08:50

Belgium is not accessible by rail today due to strikes.

Dec 5 '13 04:32

The driver of the Sprinter that crashed into an Intercity, last year in April, near Westerpark, agreed to 120 hours of community service.

Oct 12 '13 02:05

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.

Sep 7 '13 02:09

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.

Aug 31 '13 02:48

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.

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