Meppel Railway Station
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Meppel Railway Station
Meppel
Station Meppel.jpg
LocationNetherlands
Coordinates52°41?29?N 6°11?51?E / 52.69139°N 6.19750°E / 52.69139; 6.19750Coordinates: 52°41?29?N 6°11?51?E / 52.69139°N 6.19750°E / 52.69139; 6.19750
Line(s)Arnhem-Leeuwarden railway
Meppel-Groningen railway
Platforms3
Other information
Station codeMp
History
Opened1 October 1867
Services
Location
Meppel is located in Netherlands
Meppel
Meppel
Location within Netherlands

Meppel is a railway station in Meppel, Netherlands. The station opened on 1 October 1867 and is on the Arnhem-Leeuwarden railway and Meppel-Groningen railway. Train services are operated by Nederlandse Spoorwegen.

History

The building was constructed in 1867 according to a standardised layout by the State Railways, namely the revised "third class".[1] The classical design probably comes from Karel Hendrik van Brederode,[2] who also designed several other models for the State Railways.

Meppel station was renovated in 1982, which mainly involved the station's interior. It became a national heritage site on 28 January 1998.[2]


Train services

Route Service type Operator Notes
Zwolle - Meppel - Groningen Local ("Sprinters") NS 2x per hour - On Sundays, this train operates 1x per hour until 15:00, then 2x per hour after
Leeuwarden - Heerenveen - Meppel - Zwolle - Amersfoort - Utrecht - Gouda - Rotterdam Express ("Intercity") NS 1x per hour
Leeuwarden - Heerenveen - Meppel - Zwolle - Lelystad - Almere - Amsterdam - Schiphol - Leiden - Den Haag Express ("Intercity") NS 1x per hour
Leeuwarden - Heerenveen - Meppel Local ("Sprinter") NS 2x per hour - 1x per hour after 20:00 and on weekends

Bus services

Line Route Operator Notes
Oranje ("Orange")[3] Meppel Station -> Ziekenhuis (Hospital) -> Oosterboer -> Meppel Station TCZ After 22:00 and on Sunday evenings, this bus only operates if called one hour before its supposed departure ("belbus").
Blauw ("Blue")[4] Meppel Station -> Centrum (Downtown) -> Haveltermade -> Centrum (Downtown) -> Meppel Station TCZ After 22:00 and on Sunday evenings, this bus only operates if called one hour before its supposed departure ("belbus").
Rood ("Red")[5] Meppel Station -> Centrum (Downtown) -> Koedijkslanden -> Meppel Station TCZ After 22:00 and on Sunday evenings, this bus only operates if called one hour before its supposed departure ("belbus").
20 Assen - Smilde - Dieverbrug - Diever/Dwingeloo - Dieverbrug - Uffelte - Havelte - Meppel Qbuzz and CTS
32 Meppel - Ruinerwold - Oosteinde - Ruinen - Pesse - Hoogeveen Qbuzz Not after 21:55. On Sundays, this bus only operates 1x per 2 hours in the afternoon and early evening.
34 Meppel - De Wijk - Zuidwolde Qbuzz and CTS
39 Meppel - De Wijk - Koekange Qbuzz Mon-Fri during daytime hours only. No service during school breaks.
40 Zwolle - Lichtmis - Rouveen - Staphorst - Meppel (- Nijeveen - Veendijk - Halvelterberg - Steenwijk) Syntus Overijssel No service after 20:30 and on Sundays. The route between Meppel and Steenwijk is only served during rush hours.
79 Meppel - Nijeveen - Kolderveen - Dinxterveen - Wanneperveen - Westeinde - Blauwe Hand OV Regio IJsselmond Mon-Fri during daytime hours only.
592 IJhorst - De Wijk - Meppel Syntus Overijssel During morning rush hour, one run runs almost non-stop to IJhorst. Most runs skip Meppel Station. No service on evenings and Sundays.
640 Zwolle - Lichtmis - Rouveen - Staphorst - Meppel Syntus Overijssel 2 runs during morning rush hour and 2 during afternoon rush hour only.

External links

See also

References

  1. ^ Saal, Peter; Spangenberg, Flip (1983). "De Staat bouwt een spoorwegnet (1860-1880)", section "Meppel". Kijk op Stations (in Dutch). Elsevier. p. 35.
  2. ^ a b "Rijksmonument 508721: Station Meppel" (in Dutch). Rijksdienst voor het Cultureel Erfgoed. Retrieved 2017.
  3. ^ http://wiki.ovinnederland.nlhttp://www.popflock.com/learn?s=Lijn_Oranje_Meppel,_Station_-_Oosterboer
  4. ^ http://wiki.ovinnederland.nlhttp://www.popflock.com/learn?s=Lijn_Blauw_Meppel,_Station_-_Haveltermade
  5. ^ http://wiki.ovinnederland.nlhttp://www.popflock.com/learn?s=Lijn_Rood_Meppel,_Station_-_Koedijkslanden

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