Three hundred people will be allowed to join with victory lap Mat ’64
Three hundred people Sunday to sit in the Mat ’64, that a victory lap ride. Of the train, also known as the “Apekop’, reason ever hundred on the Dutch railways.
For the participants, the trip starts in Maastricht and ends in the railway Museum in Utrecht.
Mat ’64 is an abbreviation of material in 1964. The yellow train, with its bulbous front was more than fifty years, a familiar face on the trail. Last spring went the last carriages from the timetable.
The NS-operators Linda Kool and Frank Scharloo took the initiative for a victory lap of the Apekop. The trip goes through Eindhoven, Arnhem and Zwolle to station Maliebaan in Utrecht. Along the way, let the seventy oncoming trains a eresaluut hear. Seven drivers and ten conductors solve each other during the seven hour ride.
At the NS had a thousand people are reported for the afscheidsrondje, of whom three hundred are chosen.