Existing infrastructure was regenerated to meet current society needs. RandstadRail’s planning, design and operation enhance image and brand of the Netherlands as innovative and creative nation. Light rail becomes a successful export product.
The improved regional railways in the Netherlands showed a sharp increased patronage. Groningen region is a showcase in this regard that covers all of DRS’ domains and themes. Already very successful, but still many new improvements and projects in progress.
A small station that serves regional trains of the metropolitan region of Amsterdam. Functionally and architecturally this train stop is of high quality and well connected to an impressive new property development on the site of a former sugar factory. Two new bridges make a shortcut for the town of Zwanenburg and the ‘SugerFactory’-site to the new station at Halfweg.
Information on journeys by public transport is user-friendly provided by one national system, called ‘9292’, based on open source data and complemented by trip planners of various local operators, including many apps.