Palenstein RandstadRail station

Palenstein is a RandstadRail station in Zoetermeer, the Netherlands.

Palenstein
LocationNetherlands
Coordinates52°03′34″N 4°30′24″E / 52.05944°N 4.50667°E / 52.05944; 4.50667Coordinates: 52°03′34″N 4°30′24″E / 52.05944°N 4.50667°E / 52.05944; 4.50667
Platforms2
History
Opened22 May 1977, reopened 29 October 2006
Closed3 June 2006
Location
Palenstein is located in RandstadRail network
Palenstein
Palenstein
Location within RandstadRail network

HistoryEdit

The station opened, as a railway station, on 22 May 1977 as part of the Zoetermeerlijn, operating Zoetermeer Stadslijn services. The train station closed on 3 June 2006 and reopened as a RandstadRail station on 29 October 2006 for the HTM tram services (4), and on 20 October 2007 for tram service 3.

The station features 2 platforms. These platforms are low, and the same level as the tram doors, therefore making it step free.

Train servicesEdit

The following services currently call at Palenstein:

Service Route Material Frequency
RR3 Arnold Spoelplein - Pisuissestraat - Mozartlaan - Heliotrooplaan - Muurbloemweg - Hoefbladlaan - De Savornin Lohmanplein - Appelstraat - Zonnebloemstraat - Azaleaplein - Goudenregenstraat - Fahrenheitstraat - Valkenbosplein - Conradkade - Van Speijkstraat - Elandstraat - MCH Westeinde - Brouwersgracht - Grote Markt - Spui - Den Haag Centraal - Beatrixkwartier - Laan van NOI - Voorburg 't Loo - Leidschendam-Voorburg - Forepark - Leidschenveen - Voorweg (Low Level) - Centrum West - Stadhuis - Palenstein - Seghwaert - Leidsewallen - De Leyens - Buytenwegh - Voorweg (High Level) - Meerzicht - Driemanspolder - Delftsewallen - Dorp - Centrum West HTM RegioCidatis Tram 6x per hour (Monday - Saturday, Every 10 Minutes), 5x per hour (Sundays, Every 12 Minutes), 4x per hour (Evenings, after 8pm, Every 15 Minutes)
RR4 De Uithof - Beresteinaan - Bouwlustlaan - De Rade - Dedemsvaart - Zuidwoldepad - Leyenburg - Monnickendamplein - Tienhovenselaan - Dierenselaan - De La Reyweg - Monstersestraat - MCH Westeinde - Brouwersgracht - Grote Markt - Spui - Den Haag Centraal - Beatrixkwartier - Laan van NOI - Voorburg 't Loo - Leidschendam-Voorburg - Forepark - Leidschenveen - Voorweg (Low Level) - Centrum West - Stadhuis - Palenstein - Seghwaert - Willem Dreeslaan - Oosterheem - Javalaan HTM RegioCitadis Tram 6x per hour (Monday - Saturday, Every 10 Minutes), 5x per hour (Sundays, Every 12 Minutes), 4x per hour (Evenings, after 8pm, Every 15 Minutes)
Preceding station   RandstadRail   Following station
toward Centrum West
Line RR3 (HTM)
toward Javalaan
Line RR4 (HTM)
toward De Uithof

Bus serviceEdit

  • 177 (Gouda - Waddinxveen - Zevenhuizen - Moerkapelle - Kruisweg - Zoetermeer) - operated by Arrivva
  • 577 (Gouda - Waddinxveen - Zevenhuizen - Moerkapelle - Kruisweg - Zoetermeer) - operated by Arrivva

GalleryEdit