Train services round Utrecht are still recovering from a power failure that left passengers stranded for more than four hours on Monday evening.
Trains were unable to run to and from Utrecht Centraal after the power cut caused a signal failure at Abcoude, on the main line to Amsterdam.
The disruption hit services at 5pm, just as the evening rush hour began, and lasted until around 9.30pm.
Rail operator ProRail warned that some trains would still be affected on Tuesday because of related issues, including a points failure between Utrecht and ‘s-Hertogenbosch.
De storing tussen Amsterdam Centraal en Utrecht Centraal zijn verholpen. Hierdoor is het mogelijk om het treinverkeer van en naar Utrecht Centraal weer op te starten. Voor reizigers blijft voorlopig het advies om de reisplanner te checken voor vertrek.
— ProRail (@ProRail) January 22, 2024
Other services may be running late or trains have been shortened because much of the rolling stock was in the wrong place on Tuesday morning.
Travellers are advised to check the NS website or app before setting out. Those who were held up by Monday’s delays can claim a full refund if their train was more than an hour late via the NS website. Anyone delayed by more than half an hour will be refunded half the fare.
Thank you for donating to DutchNews.nl.
We could not provide the Dutch News service, and keep it free of charge, without the generous support of our readers. Your donations allow us to report on issues you tell us matter, and provide you with a summary of the most important Dutch news each day.Make a donation