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Travelers sidelined in the new era of NS Samenreiskorting

Rover sees no point in creating even more obstacles for NS passengers. The Dutch Railways (NS) are making a change to the system for the Combined Travel Discount, which according to…

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Pay less for your train journey through an early booking discount

After the success of the trial, the NS has decided to offer this form of discount on many more routes. A striking measure is the expansion of…

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Coalition advocates smarter mobility and accessible Netherlands

Important destinations such as schools, hospitals, work and supermarkets are increasingly difficult to reach by public transport, bicycle or on foot. At a time when the Netherlands is confronted with increasing challenges...

NS calls on travelers to receive the ultimate travel gift…

NS calls on travelers to receive the ultimate travel gift…

A competition for a better train experience and your chance to influence. Dutch Railways (NS) has launched a unique challenge for train travelers: come up with the ultimate traveler's gift. Immediately…

NS and unions agree on pay increases and menstrual leave

NS and unions agree on pay increases and menstrual leave

According to Henri Janssen, director of FNV Spoor, the agreement reached is significant, but it is up to the members to assess whether the collective labor agreement deal meets their expectations. After intensive…

No chance for other players in the NS monopoly…

No chance for other players in the NS monopoly…

NS plays a monopoly with the railways, everyone wants to participate, but NS remains the boss. The week ended with a serious shooting incident at the station in Zwolle, which disrupted the peace on Saturday evening...

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Companies are on the right track more often and choose...

Business train travel is gaining more and more ground on short distances. The preference for the train among business travelers for destinations within a radius of 400 kilometers is increasing. Out…

NS adjusts timetable to changed travel behavior

NS adjusts timetable to changed travel behavior

The new NS timetable, which will come into effect from December 10, responds to the changed travel behavior after the corona pandemic and takes into account the challenges posed by the high…

From injections of millions in public transport to tight harvest deadlines for farmers

From injections of millions in public transport to tight harvest deadlines for farmers

While the Netherlands and Brussels invest in sustainable and affordable transport, healthcare transporters and farmers are sounding the alarm. The outgoing cabinet will make no less than 2024 million euros available in 420 to…

Society for Better Public Transport demands automatic return of deposit...

Society for Better Public Transport demands automatic return of deposit...

The NS has so far refused to proactively refund, despite the widespread impact of disruptions on travelers. Train passengers in the Randstad recently had to swallow a bitter pill. Not only…

Leader train slowly says goodbye, but leaves behind a sustainable…

Leader train slowly says goodbye, but leaves behind a sustainable…

For now, it's time to say goodbye—not just to a train, but to a piece of Dutch history. He had been a familiar face for almost half a century, the…

Shortage of buses cannot serve as an excuse for…

Shortage of buses cannot serve as an excuse for…

Progress on track: a week of positive changes in Dutch mobility. In a week marked by major announcements and policy changes, we have reason to be optimistic…