Hardinxveld-Giessendam railway station

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Hardinxveld-Giessendam
MerwedeLingelijnHardinxveldGiessendam1.JPG
The former station building
Location Stationstraat, Hardinxveld-Giessendam
Netherlands
Coordinates 51°49′49″N 4°50′07″E / 51.83028°N 4.83528°E / 51.83028; 4.83528Coordinates: 51°49′49″N 4°50′07″E / 51.83028°N 4.83528°E / 51.83028; 4.83528
Operated by Nederlandse Spoorwegen
Line(s) MerwedeLingelijn
Platforms 2
Construction
Bicycle facilities Bicycle parking racks and free on train
Other information
Station code Gnd
History
Opened 1885
Services
Preceding station   Arriva   Following station
toward Dordrecht
Stoptrein 36700
toward Geldermalsen
toward Dordrecht
Stoptrein 36800
Terminus
Location
Hardinxveld-Giessendam railway station is located in Netherlands
Hardinxveld-Giessendam railway station

Hardinxveld-Giessendam is a railway station for Hardinxveld-Giessendam in the Netherlands. It is located on the MerwedeLingelijn, between Dordrecht and Geldermalsen. The train services are operated by Arriva.

History[edit]

The station was opened as the Giessendam-Oudekerk railway station on 16 July 1885. To the east, outside the two villages, was the Hardinxveld-Giessendam railway station. When the latter railway station was closed down on 15 May 1927, the railway station Giessendam-Oudekerk was renamed "Giessendam-Neder Hardinxveld". The railway station building was severely damaged during World War II, and had to be demolished in 1945. On 2 June 1957, the name of the railway station was changed to its current name, and a year later a new station building was constructed. The building is now used as a restaurant.

Train service[edit]

The station is served by the following services:

  • 2x per hour local services (stoptrein) Dordrecht - Gorinchem - Geldermalsen
  • 2x per hour local services (stoptrein) Dordrecht - Gorinchem

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