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Coordinates: 53°10′N07°08′E / 53.167°N 7.133°E / 53.167; 7.133 Coordinates: 53°10′N07°08′E / 53.167°N 7.133°E / 53.167; 7.133
Country Netherlands
Province Groningen
Municipality Oldambt

Ulsda (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɵlzdaː] ; Gronings: Olsde) is a hamlet in the municipality of Oldambt in the northeast of the Netherlands.

Gronings dialect language

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Between 1887 and 1938 there was a railway stop in Ulsda. [1]

Ulsda railway stop

Ulsda was a railway stop in the village of Ulsda in the Netherlands. It was situated on the Harlingen–Nieuweschans railway between Winschoten and Nieuweschans. Trains called at Ulsda from 1887 until the railway stop was closed in 1938. Services were provided by Staatsspoorwegen (1887–1937) and Nederlandse Spoorwegen (1938). The stop had first a shelter (1890–1930) and later a building (1930–1950).

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  1. Stopplaats Ulsda (in Dutch), Stationsweb. Retrieved 20 November 2016.