Leiden Lammenschans railway station

Leiden Lammenschans is a railway station in Leiden, Netherlands. The station, designed by Koen van der Gaast, was opened on 18 May 1961. It is served by trains running between Leiden Centraal and Utrecht Centraal, and by RijnGouweLijn trains running between Leiden Centraal and Gouda at peak hours.

Leiden Lammenschans
LeidenLammenschansStation.jpg
LocationNetherlands
Coordinates52°08′50″N 4°29′30″E / 52.14722°N 4.49167°E / 52.14722; 4.49167Coordinates: 52°08′50″N 4°29′30″E / 52.14722°N 4.49167°E / 52.14722; 4.49167
Operated byNederlandse Spoorwegen
Line(s)Woerden–Leiden railway
Platforms1
Other information
Station codeLdl
History
Opened1961
Services
Preceding station   Nederlandse Spoorwegen   Following station
Terminus
NS Intercity 8800
2x/hour
NS Sprinter 19500
2x/hour; Weekdays rush hours only
toward Gouda
Location
Leiden Lammenschans is located in Southwest Randstad
Leiden Lammenschans
Leiden Lammenschans
Location within Southwest Randstad
Leiden Lammenschans is located in Netherlands
Leiden Lammenschans
Leiden Lammenschans
Leiden Lammenschans (Netherlands)

Leiden Lammenschans was named after the nearby fortification Schans Lammen, the encampment of the Spanish troops during the Siege of Leiden in 1573 and 1574.

Train servicesEdit

The following services call at Leiden Lammenschans:

  • 2x per hour intercity service Leiden - Alphen aan den Rijn - Utrecht
  • 2x per hour local service (sprinter) Leiden - Alphen aan den Rijn - Gouda (peak hours only)

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