Some repair work is still taking place on tracks in North Holland after Wednesday’s summer storm, but “trains are operating normally in the rest of the country,” said a spokesperson for Dutch Railways NS. person said. A spokeswoman praised colleagues at rail infrastructure company Prorail, whose accident responders spent hours inspecting tracks and clearing debris on Wednesday and Thursday.
Storm Poly swept across the country on Wednesday, causing strong gusts of wind that knocked down trees and threw debris onto railroad tracks, station platforms and elevated tracks. The problem was widespread, with late-night work taking place in Leiden in South-Holland, Haarlem in North-Holland and Groningen in the far north-east of the country.
No trains will run between St. Poor Nord and Beverwijk stations on Thursday morning, as restoration work is still taking place in the area of North Holland. This is expected to continue until around 11:30 am. Defective overhead lines will reduce the number of trains running between Hoorn and Hoorn-Kelsenbugaard.Additional travel time is 15 minutes and this situation is expected to last until 8:30 AM
No sprinters run between Zaandam and Purmlend due to track issues. Additional travel time takes over an hour.The delay was expected to last until about 8:15 am.
An NS spokesperson said train operations “may fail here and there” but “otherwise trains will operate normally again.” He advised travelers to always check their travel planner before departure.
Arriba, which also operates regional rail lines in the north, said: “The storm has no longer affected our schedules. We are operating on normal schedules.”
https://nltimes.nl/2023/07/06/train-traffic-operating-according-timetable-almost-everywhere Trains run on schedule almost everywhere