Train services to Amsterdam and Schiphol airport have been suspended on Tuesday morning because of an IT failure, network operator ProRail said.
The disruption is the result of a power outage in Rotterdam that affected trains in the port city and the Erasmus MC hospital earlier in the morning.
It meant points could not be controlled in the Amsterdam area, leading to all services between Amsterdam, Schiphol and Weesp being suspended until at least 12.30pm. Trains were able to run in the Rotterdam area again from 10.45pm.
ProRail said on Twitter just before 11.30am that the problem had been fixed, but warned that delays were likely for several more hours. It advised travellers to check the NS journey planner and postpone their journeys if possible.
De storingen in Rotterdam en Amsterdam lijken opgelost. De spoorsystemen worden extra gemonitord om eventuele terugkomende storingen zoveel mogelijk te voorkomen. We gaan het treinverkeer zorgvuldig opstarten. De hinder zal nog enige tijd aanwezig blijvenhttps://t.co/KY6ZgaxRXj
— ProRail (@ProRail) February 2, 2021
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