Groningen Europapark railway station
Groningen Europapark (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɣroːnɪŋən øːˈropaːˌpɑːrk]; abbreviation: Gerp) is an unstaffed railway station in Groningen in the Netherlands. It is situated on the Harlingen–Nieuweschans railway between Groningen and Kropswolde and on the Meppel–Groningen railway between Haren and Groningen. It was opened in 2007 and rebuilt in 2012. Local train services are operated by Arriva and Nederlandse Spoorwegen.
Groningen Europapark railway station in 2013
|Operated by||NS Stations|
|Architect||Nienke van de Lune, Peter Heideman|
|Opened||1 October 2007|
|Rebuilt||10 December 2012|
The station is situated on the Harlingen–Nieuweschans railway between the railway stations of Groningen and Kropswolde, and on the Meppel–Groningen railway between the railway stations of Haren and Groningen.
The part of the Harlingen–Nieuweschans railway between Groningen and Nieuweschans was opened in 1868 and the Meppel–Groningen railway was opened in 1870. Groningen Europapark was opened with a temporary station on 1 October 2007. Since the opening, train services on the Harlingen–Nieuweschans railway are provided by Arriva and on the Meppel–Groningen railway by the Nederlandse Spoorwegen. A new permanent station was opened on 10 December 2012.
The station was designed by Nienke van de Lune and Peter Heideman.
|Zwolle - Meppel - Groningen||Local ("Sprinter")||NS||2x per hour - On Sundays, this train operates 1x per hour until 16:00, then 2x per hour after|
|Groningen - Haren - Assen||Local ("Sprinter")||NS||2x per hour - rush hours only.|
|Groningen - Hoogezand-Sappemeer - Zuidbroek - Veendam||Local ("Stoptrein")||Arriva||2x per hour - 1x per hour on evenings and Sundays.|
|Groningen - Hoogezand-Sappemeer - Zuidbroek - Winschoten - Bad Nieuweschans - Leer (Germany)||Local ("Stoptrein")||Arriva||1x per hour|
|Groningen - Hoogezand-Sappemeer - Zuidbroek - Winschoten (- Bad Nieuweschans)||Local ("Stoptrein")||Arriva||1x per hour - 1x per 2 hours on Sundays. During morning rush hour and on evenings, a couple of runs run through to Bad Nieuweschans.|
|2||Groningen Europapark - UMCG - Station Noord - Paddepoel - Zernike - P+R Reitdiep||Qbuzz||No service after 21:30 (weekdays), 19:30 (Saturdays) and on Sundays.|
|12||Groningen Hoofdstation (main station) - Europapark - Euvelgunne - Eemspoort - P+R Meerstad - P+R Kardinge||Qbuzz||Rush hours only, with a few extra runs between 14:00 and the start of the afternoon rush hour.|
|28||Groningen Hoofdstation (main station) - Centrum (Downtown) - UMCG - Noordlease Stadion (stadium)||Qbuzz||Only operates on Saturday evenings during match games in the stadium. This bus is free-to-use after showing the match ticket to the bus operator.|
|174||(Groningen - Westerbroek - Hoogezand - Sappemeer -) Zuidbroek - Muntendam - Veendam||Qbuzz and Taxi De Grooth||The route between Groningen and Zuidbroek is only served during rush hours. No service after 22:50 (weekdays), on Saturday evenings (entirely), Sunday mornings and after 22:20 (Sunday evenings).|
- ‹See Tfd›(in Dutch) Halte Groningen Europapark, Stationsweb. Retrieved on 25 May 2015.
- ‹See Tfd›(in Dutch) Overzicht van de spoorlijn Harlingen-Leeuwarden-Groningen-Nieuweschans, Stationsweb. Retrieved on 25 May 2015.
- ‹See Tfd›(in Dutch) Overzicht van de spoorlijn Groningen-Meppel, Stationsweb. Retrieved on 25 May 2015.
- ‹See Tfd›(in Dutch) "Station Europapark officieel geopend", RTV Noord, 2012. Retrieved on 25 May 2015.
- ‹See Tfd›(in Dutch) Station Europapark, Staat in Groningen. Retrieved 30 April 2016.