Leeuwarden Achter de Hoven railway station

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Leeuwarden Achter de Hoven
Leeuwarden Achter de Hoven railway station.jpg
The station platform
Location Netherlands
Coordinates 53°11′56″N 5°48′59″E / 53.19889°N 5.81639°E / 53.19889; 5.81639Coordinates: 53°11′56″N 5°48′59″E / 53.19889°N 5.81639°E / 53.19889; 5.81639
Line(s) Harlingen–Nieuweschans railway
History
Opened 5 July 1915; 3 October 1954 (reopened)
Closed 19 May 1940
Services
Preceding station   Arriva   Following station
Terminus
Stoptrein 37400
toward Groningen
Location
Leeuwarden Achter de Hoven is located in Netherlands
Leeuwarden Achter de Hoven
Leeuwarden Achter de Hoven
Location within Netherlands

Leeuwarden Achter de Hoven is a railway station serving eastern Leeuwarden, Netherlands. The station was first opened on 5 July 1915 but was closed between 19 May 1940 and 3 October 1954. It is located on the Harlingen–Nieuweschans railway between Leeuwarden and Groningen. The train services are operated by Arriva. As of 2015, most trains between Groningen and Leeuwarden do not stop at the station, and it is not shown on the standard NS map. There is one departure per day in the direction of Leeuwarden and two departures per day in the direction of Groningen.[1]

There is only one side platform. The station is mostly used by the workers of the nearby FrieslandCampina factory.[2]

In 2013, the provinces of Friesland and Groningen agreed to increase the number of passenger trains between Groningen and Leeuwarden. The plan, which is to be completed in 2017, includes demolition of Leeuwarden Achter de Hoven railway station.[2]

Train services

The following services currently call at Leeuwarden Achter de Hoven:

  • 1-2x per day local service (stoptrein) Leeuwarden - Groningen

See also

References

  1. ^ "Leeuwarden Achter De Hoven" (in Dutch). OV9292. Retrieved 7 April 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Extra sneltrein Groningen – Leeuwarden financieel h aalbaar" (PDF) (in Dutch). Province of Friesland. Retrieved 7 April 2015. 
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