Voorburg railway station
Voorburg is a railway station located in Voorburg, Netherlands on the Gouda–Den Haag railway. The station was opened on 1 May 1870 and The train services are operated by Nederlandse Spoorwegen. The station is also frequented by several local and some regional public bus-services.
|Line(s)||Gouda–Den Haag railway|
Location and historyEdit
Station Voorburg is situated in the most Southern part of the historic town center of Voorburg. It parallels motorway A12 which lies next to the railway at this point. Both motorway and railway-tracks/platform are elevated on long viaducts which spans different roads, streets and Canal de Vliet. In the Western direction starts the rail yard which end at station Den Haag Centraal.
Next to the station lies Hofwijck mansion which at present houses a museum of the town history and of its former owners Christiaan and Constantijn Huygens. Before the railway, freeway and station where build the area was a part of the then much bigger Hofwijck estate.
The following services currently call at Voorburg:
- 2x per hour local service (sprinter) The Hague - Gouda - Utrecht
- 2x per hour local service (sprinter) The Hague - Gouda Goverwelle