High-frequency spending

July 2010
Railway Gazette International;Jul2010, Vol. 166 Issue 7, p26
Trade Publication
The article reports on the investment package approved by the government of the Netherlands worth 4.6 billion euros, which would launch high-frequency services on the busiest parts of the country's rail network. It says that the package covers services in the Den Haag-Rotterdam-Eindhoven, Schiphol-Utrecht-Arnhem and Alkmaar-Amsterdam-Eindhoven corridors. According to the author, the goal is to operate six stopping trains and six inter-city trains per hour in each direction. The estimated growth in passenger usage on these corridors is also discussed.


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