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Traffic disruptions, engineering works and service alterationsTraffic disruptions and service alterations

Saturday 3 June to Monday 5 June: several Brussels-Amsterdam InterCity trains terminating at Rotterdam.

Due to planned engineering works between Rotterdam and Schiedam (the Netherlands) from Saturday 3 June to Monday 5 June included, several InterCity services connecting Brussels with Amsterdam will terminate at Rotterdam.

Passengers using InterCity trains to/from The Hague, Schiphol Airport or Amsterdam that weekend can use other NS (Dutch railway) operated trains from/to Rotterdam Central Station.

Adapted timetables will be available in the international rail planners later on. Please check the schedules for your journey a few days before travel.

Thalys services will operate as normal.


Thalys and InterCity Brussels-Amsterdam not serving Schiphol Airport from 17 to 25 June.Thalys and IC Brussels-Amsterdam not serving Schiphol from 17 to 25 June.

Due to planned engineering works between Rotterdam and Amsterdam, Thalys trains connecting Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam will be diverted via Gouda from Saturday 17 June to Sunday 25 June. Consequently, these trains will not be calling at Schiphol Airport during this weekend. Passengers to Schiphol Airport can travel with Thalys to Amsterdam CS and use local train or metro connections to Schiphol Airport.

InterCity services connecting Brussels with Amsterdam will be diverted via Haarlem, and will not be calling at Schiphol Airport either. Passengers to Schiphol Airport can change trains at Rotterdam CS and use other trains to Schiphol Airport.


From 15 to 17 July: alternative schedule for Brussels-Amsterdam InterCity trains.

Due to engineering works between Dordrecht and Rotterdam (Netherlands), InterCity services between Brussels and Amsterdam will follow an alternative schedule from Saturday 15 to Monday 17 July 2017 included. 

On Saturday 15 and Monday 17 July, these trains will operate on the entire route between Brussels and Amsterdam, but will not serve the station of Dordrecht. Passengers to/from Dordrecht are advised to change trains in Roosendaal.

On Sunday 16 July, the Brussels-Amsterdam InterCity trains will exceptionally operate between Brussels and Breda only (via Roosendaal). "IC direct" services will run every half hour from Breda to Rotterdam, Schiphol Airport and Amsterdam. Passengers to Dordrecht or The Hague can take other NS (Dutch railway) operated trains from Breda. 

This applies in the opposite direction as well, for travelling from the Netherlands to Belgium.

Adapted timetables will be available in the international rail planners later on. Please check the schedules for your journey a few days before travel.

Thalys services will operate as normal.


Tuesday 25 July to Friday 11 August: InterCity Brussels-Amsterdam terminating at Breda.

Due to planned engineering works between Roosendaal and Dordrecht from Tuesday 25 July to Friday 11 August included, InterCity services connecting Brussels with Amsterdam will exceptionally terminate in Breda.

IC-Direct services will run every half hour from Breda to Rotterdam, Schiphol Airport and Amsterdam. Passengers to Dordrecht and The Hague can take NS (Dutch railway) operated trains from Breda. Please allow up to 1 hour extra travel time.

This applies in the opposite direction as well, for travelling from the Netherlands to Belgium.

Adapted timetables will be available in the international rail planners later on. Please check the schedules for your journey a few days before travel.

Thalys services will operate as normal.


Saturday 12 to Sunday 20 August: Brussels-Amsterdam InterCity trains terminating at Rotterdam.12/08 to 20/08: Brussels-Amsterdam InterCity trains terminating at Rotterdam.

Due to planned engineering works near The Hague (the Netherlands), InterCity services connecting Brussels with Amsterdam will terminate at Rotterdam from Saturday 12 to Sunday 20 August.

Passengers using InterCity trains to/from The Hague, Schiphol Airport or Amsterdam that weekend can use other NS (Dutch railway) operated trains from/to Rotterdam Central Station.

Adapted timetables will be available in the international rail planners later on. Please check the schedules for your journey a few days before travel.

Thalys services will operate as normal.


Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 August: InterCity Brussels-Amsterdam terminating at Breda.

Due to planned engineering works between Roosendaal and Dordrecht on Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 August 2017, InterCity services connecting Brussels with Amsterdam will exceptionally terminate in Breda.

IC-Direct services will run every half hour from Breda to Rotterdam, Schiphol Airport and Amsterdam. Passengers to Dordrecht and The Hague can take NS (Dutch railway) operated trains from Breda. Please allow up to 1 hour extra travel time.

This applies in the opposite direction as well, for travelling from the Netherlands to Belgium.

Adapted timetables will be available in the international rail planners later on. Please check the schedules for your journey a few days before travel.

Thalys services will operate as normal.

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