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Aug 16 '16 11:30

On Monday NS launched an experiment in which passengers traveling outside rush hour are given points, which they can save up for free stuff like cake and coffee. NS hopes that this will relieve some pressure on overcrowded trains during rush hour

Aug 3 '16 08:00

Extra security measures currently in effect around Schiphol airport is causing delays for the buses NS deployed to make up for the lack of trains to the airport due to rail works

Aug 2 '16 08:56

No trains are traveling between Amsterdam and Schiphol Airport today due to rail works on the track between Amsterdam Sloterdijk and the airport. ProRail is also working on other routes between the Dutch capital and the airport, which means that all train passengers traveling between the two locations today, will have to do so by bus

Aug 1 '16 07:58

Passengers traveling through Schiphol on Monday will have quite a bit to contend with. EasyJet pilots are striking, there are extra security checks on the road around the airport and fewer trains are traveling to and from the airport due to track maintenance. All will cause delays of at least 15 minutes

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Jul 22 '16 10:04

The Dutch judiciary will prosecute NS and several former executives at the railway company and its subsidiaries over irregularities in the procurement of public transport in Limburg, a spokesperson for the Public Prosecutor confirmed to NU.nl.

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Jul 20 '16 13:00

Some bad news for Amsterdam residents who want to enjoy the tropical weather on the beach this afternoon - if you travel by train, count on delays. A switch malfunction means that fewer trains are traveling from Amsterdam Central to Alkmaar, Haarlem and Schiphol

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Jun 30 '16 10:16

Travelers left behind on the station due to overcrowded trains should be compensated for their delay, according to consumers organizations ConsumentenClaim and Maatschappij voor Beter OV

Jun 29 '16 09:20

An NS train engineer that made an emergency stop in a tunnel in Nijverdal on Liberation Day, was "under the influence" when he did so, AD reports after speaking to NS.

Jun 22 '16 09:55

The Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment is making up to 250 million euros available for renovations and reconstruction at the Schiphol train station, State Secretary Sharon Dijksma wrote to parliament on Tuesday

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Jun 17 '16 09:45

Prime Minister Mark Rutte surprised people traveling through The Hague Central Station with a piano performance on Thursday afternoon.

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Jun 9 '16 09:53

The number of reports about physical violence and aggression aimed at train personnel is down 23 percent, though reports on other types of incidents and disturbances increased, State Secretary Sharon Dijksma of Infrastructure wrote to parliament. Disturbances caused by beggars, musicians and vagrants increased significantly.

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Jun 8 '16 14:00

Changing ProrRail's independent position as track manager would be a terrible idea, ProRail CEO Pier Eringa said in Parliament on Wednesday. The parliamentarians are considering ProRail's position as part of the response to the Fyra debacle

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Jun 8 '16 12:00

NS launched a new version of their app NS Reisplanner Xtra, which gives travelers the option of buying digital train tickets

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Jun 8 '16 10:19

Fewer trains are currently traveling to and from Utrecht Central Station due to a switch malfunction. Delays are affected travelers to and from Schiphol, Den Bosch and Arnhem.

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Jun 6 '16 07:42

Travelers' behavior often leads to dangerous situations on trains, according to a survey NS performed among 224 chief train conductors. More than half of travelers jump on trains after hearing the conductor's whistle.

May 31 '16 08:55

Railway strikes in Belgium mean that no intercity- or stop trains are traveling between Amsterdam Brussels on Tuesday.

May 30 '16 13:50

NS decided to stop using Belgian coaches on the Amsterdam-Brussels route for the time being due to reports that the coach doors sometimes open en-route

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May 30 '16 07:26

Only a very limited amount of train traffic will be possible from and to Utrecht Central Station on Monday morning. The construction works on the tracks around the station over the weekend took longer than expected and will continue into Monday morning, both NS and ProRail announced.

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May 26 '16 12:15

One person was killed when a train crashed into a car in Eindhoven on Thursday morning. The victim was the driver of the car

May 23 '16 15:06

A group of 24 Dutch organizations sent an urgent letter to Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Monday calling on him to increase the budget for infrastructure and mobility in the Netherlands. According to the organization, the 10 billion euros reserved for the next two years is not nearly enough

May 10 '16 08:18

About 580 unemployed people in Tilburg were potentially exposed to toxic chromium 6 paint while sanding old trains in a back-to-work program

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May 6 '16 15:55

Should Ajax win the Eredivisie on Sunday, fans should avoid trains going through Utrecht on their way to the celebrations at the Amsterdam ArenA, NS warns. Construction work around Utrecht Centraal could cause delays and make fans late to the party

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Apr 20 '16 10:03

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.

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Apr 19 '16 15:15

NS and Fastned reached an agreement on the construction of three fast-charging stations for electric cars on vacant lots in Amsterdam, Rotterdam and The Hague. NS owns these lots

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