Wehl railway station

Wehl
Wehl Arriva GTW 370 stoptrein Winterswijk (49686683436).jpg
Wehl railway station in 2020
General information
LocationNetherlands
Coordinates51°57′24″N 6°12′45″E / 51.95667°N 6.21250°E / 51.95667; 6.21250Coordinates: 51°57′24″N 6°12′45″E / 51.95667°N 6.21250°E / 51.95667; 6.21250
Line(s)Winterswijk–Zevenaar railway
Platforms1
Tracks2
History
Opened15 July 1885
Passengers
592 per day (2005)
Services
Preceding station Breng Following station
Didam Breng Stoptrein 30700 Doetinchem De Huet
towards Doetinchem
Preceding station Arriva Following station
Didam Stoptrein 30900 Doetinchem De Huet
towards Winterswijk
Location
Wehl is located in Netherlands
Wehl
Wehl
Location of Wehl Station

Wehl is a railway station located in Wehl, Netherlands. The station was opened in 15 July 1885[1] and is located on the Winterswijk–Zevenaar railway. The train services are operated by Arriva and Breng.

Train services

Route Service type Operator Notes
Arnhem - Doetinchem - Winterswijk Local ("Sprinter") Arriva 2x per hour (only 1x per hour after 20:00, on Saturday mornings and Sundays)
Arnhem - Doetinchem Local ("Sprinter") Breng 2x per hour - Mon-Fri only. Not on evenings.

Bus services

Line Route Operator Notes
196 's-Heerenberg - Stokkum - Beek - Loerbeek - Kilder - Wehl - Nieuw-Wehl - Loil - Didam - Nieuw Dijk Arriva On evenings and weekends, this bus only operates when called one hour before its supposed departure ("belbus").

Other features

The station also has bike sheds, parking, and bike lockers.

Controversy

The Station's name was initially German, much to the chagrin of the locals. When the station was opened in 1885, Wehl citizens protested, and the name was changed to dutch.

References

  1. ^ "Station Wehl - foto's en omschrijving op stationsweb".

External links

  • NS website (in Dutch)
  • Arriva website (in Dutch)
  • Dutch Public Transport journey planner (in Dutch)
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