Amstelveen is fighting against public transporter GVB's decision to change the route of Tram 5 after the Noord/Zuid subway line starts operating in October next year. Changing Tram 5's route will mean that Amstelveen is no longer directly connected to Amsterdam Centraal
The construction of the Noord-Zuid subway line in Amsterdam caused a few cracks in the facade of the Amsterdam Central Station, a spokesperson for the Amsterdam municipality confirmed to Het Parool.
A selection from about 700 thousand items dug up at the construction of the Noord/Zuid subway line in Amsterdam will be displayed at the new Rokin station. The items range from modern cellphones to tools dating from 2 thousand years before Christ.
The Amsterdam D66 wants the Noord/Zuid subway line to be extended to Schiphol Airport, despite the high costs this may entail. The party submitted a proposal, which is backed by the PvdA and VVD, to start an feasibility study into extending the line as soon as possible
A group of men managed to wander around the Noord-Zuid line subway tunnel for hours without being noticed. The contractor in charge of construction on the tunnel is considering pressing charges against the men.
The first subway car has finally traveled on Amsterdam's new North/South underground line. Tests were carried out with the subway car on Wednesday night.
Pieter Dijk has announced his resignation as director of Amsterdam North/South subway line project. This happened shortly after Imtech's bankruptcy drew question marks on whether the line's delivery date of October 2017 will be reachable.
Passersby on the Rokin in Amsterdam should not be alarmed if they hear large bangs from underground. Dynamite is being used to demolish support walls in the construction of the Noord/Zuidlijn.