Voorburg 't Loo RandstadRail station

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Voorburg 't Loo
Voorburg 't Loo Tramhalte en Metrostation.JPG
Location Netherlands
Coordinates 52°04′56″N4°21′59″E / 52.08222°N 4.36639°E / 52.08222; 4.36639 Coordinates: 52°04′56″N4°21′59″E / 52.08222°N 4.36639°E / 52.08222; 4.36639
Line(s)  E   3   4 
Platforms2
History
Opened1974, reopened 29 October 2006
Closed3 June 2006
Services
Preceding station  RandstadRail  Following station
toward  Slinge
Line E (RET)
toward  Centrum West
Line RR3 (HTM)
toward  Javalaan
Line RR4 (HTM)
toward  De Uithof
Location
Outline map RandstadRail.png
Red pog.svg
Voorburg 't Loo
Location within RandstadRail network

Voorburg 't Loo is the RandstadRail station of Voorburg, the Netherlands.

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History

The station opened, as a railway station, in 1974 as part of the Hofpleinlijn (Den Haag - Rotterdam Hofplein). From 20 May 1977 the station was also served by services from Den Haag operating on the Zoetermeerlijn, operating Zoetermeer Stadslijn services. The railway station closed on 3 June 2006 and reopened as a RandstadRail station on 29 October 2006 for the HTM tram services (3 & 4) and on 11 November 2006 for the RET metro service (line E).

The station features 2 platforms on either side of a viaduct. These have a high and a low platform, with RandstadRail 3 and RandstadRail 4 using the lower platforms, and line E using the higher platforms.

Train services

The following services currently call at Voorburg 't Loo:

ServiceRouteMaterialFrequency
RR3 Arnold Spoelplein - Pisuissestraat - Mozartlaan - Heliotrooplaan - Muurbloemweg - Hoefbladlaan - De Savornin Lohmanplein - Appelstraat - Zonnebloemstraat - Azaleaplein - Goudenregenstraat - Fahrenheitstraat - Valkenbosplein - Conradkade - Van Speijkstraat - Elandstraat - MCH Westeinde - Brouwersgracht - Grote Markt - Spui - Den Haag Centraal - Beatrixkwartier - Laan van NOI - Voorburg 't Loo - Leidschendam-Voorburg - Forepark - Leidschenveen - Voorweg (Low Level) - Centrum West - Stadhuis - Palenstein - Seghwaert - Leidsewallen - De Leyens - Buytenwegh - Voorweg (High Level) - Meerzicht - Driemanspolder - Delftsewallen - Dorp - Centrum West HTM RegioCidatis Tram6x per hour (Monday - Saturday, Every 10 Minutes), 5x per hour (Sundays, Every 12 Minutes), 4x per hour (Evenings, after 8pm, Every 15 Minutes)
RR4 De Uithof - Beresteinaan - Bouwlustlaan - De Rade - Dedemsvaart - Zuidwoldepad - Leyenburg - Monnickendamplein - Tienhovenselaan - Dierenselaan - De La Reyweg - Monstersestraat - MCH Westeinde - Brouwersgracht - Grote Markt - Spui - Den Haag Centraal - Beatrixkwartier - Laan van NOI - Voorburg 't Loo - Leidschendam-Voorburg - Forepark - Leidschenveen - Voorweg (Low Level) - Centrum West - Stadhuis - Palenstein - Seghwaert - Willem Dreeslaan - Oosterheem - Javalaan HTM RegioCitadis Tram6x per hour (Monday - Saturday, Every 10 Minutes), 5x per hour (Sundays, Every 12 Minutes), 4x per hour (Evenings, after 8pm, Every 15 Minutes)
E Den Haag Centraal - Laan van NOI - Voorburg 't Loo - Leidschendam-Voorburg - Forepark - Leidschenveen - Nootdorp - Pijnacker Centrum - Pijnacker Zuid - Berkel Westpolder - Rodenrijs - Meijersplein - Melanchthonweg - Blijdorp - Rotterdam Centraal - Stadhuis - Beurs - Leuvehaven - Wilhelminaplein - Rijnhaven - Maashaven - Zuidplein - Slinge RET Metro6x per hour (every 10 minutes), evenings and Sundays: 4x per hour (every 15 minutes)

Tram and bus services

These services depart from street level, with the tram running on the grass section between the road.

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