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DUO: Robbert Dijkgraaf tackles public transport fines with a new pass

The core of the case revolves around the problems surrounding the student travel product and the fines imposed on students who do not cancel their travel product in time after their right to it has expired...

Traveler's gift

RailConnect: from frustration to innovation

Rover, NS and outgoing State Secretary Vivianne Heijnen (Infrastructure and Water Management) announced this afternoon that Jouke van Campenhout, Senior Consultant at Deloitte Real Estate, has entered the Traveler's Gift competition with the idea 'RailConnect'...

Turbo Plan 2030: freight transport by intercity smart move or pathetic?

Turbo Plan 2030: freight transport by intercity smart move or pathetic?

While the idea may seem surprising or ambitious, it is not an April Fool's joke. The concept of passenger trains that are also used for freight transport, as described in the Turboplan 1, seems…

High fines: government draws a line at barriers

High fines: government draws a line at barriers

The judge can then impose a fine of 160 to 2.000 euros and revoke the driver's license for eight days to five years. Ignoring closed level crossings remains a serious problem…

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Rush hour transport breaks records and public transport beats the car in…

“Public transport is more important than you think.” In today's society, where sustainability and efficiency are increasingly high on the agenda, public transport plays a crucial role in mobility...

Wage battle on the rails brings FNV and NS back…

Wage battle on the rails brings FNV and NS back…

Henri Janssen, director of FNV Spoor, has emphasized that although the negotiation result contained positive aspects, it also included several "pain points" that cannot be overlooked.


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Travelers sidelined in the new era of NS Samenreiskorting

Rover sees no point in creating even more obstacles for NS passengers. The Dutch Railways (NS) are making a change to the system for the Combined Travel Discount, which according to…

Efficiency and sustainability are of paramount importance in urban…

Efficiency and sustainability are of paramount importance in urban…

In order to arrive at a good performance comparison, ACM looks at the aspects of cost efficiency and effectiveness of the transport companies GVB, RET and HTM. A recent performance analysis from the Authority…

Financial nightmare for Hermes due to check-in system failure

Financial nightmare for Hermes due to check-in system failure

For Hermes, the disruption is a new setback in an already difficult period. A software malfunction in the check-in system of Hermes, the bus operator in Southeast Brabant, has led to a significant…

Travelers are complaining en masse about new bus services

Travelers are complaining en masse about new bus services

Many complaints about the new bus operator. “Either they don't show up, or they're just late. You have to take that into account,” said a traveler in front of the camera…

Vandalism costs transport companies a lot of money

Vandalism costs transport companies a lot of money

New Year's Eve leads to destruction in various cities and once again the transport sector pays the price. Transport companies are faced with persistent costs due to vandalism. The deliberate destruction of public property, such as bus shelters and…

North/South Line cooperation agreement signed

North/South Line cooperation agreement signed

Just this year, the cooperation agreement was signed between the national government and the region for the exploration of extending the North/South line to Hoofddorp. This project, now known as the…