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NS goes in the coming years, two hundred railway stations remodeling

The NS goes another two hundred, out of the total of 396 stations grow. The way of operating reserve for this purpose over the next five years 65 million.

NS-director Roger van Boxtel will present these plans on Thursday during the publication of the annual results in Bilthoven.

“The stations are for a large part decisive for the experience of our passengers”, says Van Boxtel. “After the renovations of the big stations like Rotterdam Central, Breda, Arnhem Centraal and Utrecht Centraal, we want to now other stations will be more enjoyable.”

According to the NS-ceo that’s important because a third of the train passengers through a smaller station.

One of the adjustments in the converted stations is the so-called Stationshuiskamer that the Kiosk replaces. Travellers can sit here, with amenities such as wi-fi and the possibility to have something to eat or drink.

New toilets at stations

In 2021 want the NS in a total of 35 of these homes have. At other stations where no facilities are, look at the greater the possibilities for a Kiosk to open or to work together with local entrepreneurs, a waiting area with food and drink to create.

Together with ProRail wants the NS to 92 small stations the toilets to refresh. The carrier has a map, which is to see when which station’s turn it is.

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