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Breda–Rotterdam railway

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Status  Operational
Line length  49 km (30 mi)
Locale  Netherlands
Opened  1866-1877
Electrification  1.5 kV DC
Operator  Nederlandse Spoorwegen
Number of tracks  Breda–Dordrecht double track, Dordrecht–Rotterdam four tracks
Track gauge  1,435 mm (4 ft 8 ⁄2 in) standard gauge
Terminis  Rotterdam Centraal station, Breda railway station

The Breda–Rotterdam railway is a heavily used railway line in the Netherlands running from Breda to Rotterdam, passing through Dordrecht. It is also called the Staatslijn I ("state line I") in Dutch. The line was opened between 1866 and 1877.


The main interchange stations on the Breda–Rotterdam railway are:

  • Breda: to Tilburg, Nijmegen, Roosendaal and Eindhoven
  • Dordrecht: to Roosendaal and Gorinchem
  • Rotterdam Centraal: to The Hague, Utrecht and Amsterdam
  • References

    Breda–Rotterdam railway Wikipedia