Dutch national railway operator NS has unveiled its new timetable for 2024, promising enhanced punctuality, improved passenger experience, and a more streamlined journey across the country.
The revised schedule incorporates a host of changes, including the introduction of more frequent trains on popular routes, extended service hours, and a focus on connecting smaller towns and villages to the national network.
“We are committed to making train travel in the Netherlands even better,” stated a spokesperson for NS. “Our new timetable reflects this commitment, with a focus on punctuality, frequency, and connectivity.”
In addition to operational enhancements, NS is implementing various initiatives aimed at enhancing the overall travel experience for passengers. These include free Wi-Fi access available on all trains, ensuring continuous connectivity throughout the journey.
Furthermore, the introduction of new, more comfortable seating with increased legroom and improved padding aims to elevate passenger comfort across the train network. Complementing these upgrades, advanced digital information systems will be installed on all trains, providing rreal-time updates to passengers, ensuring they have accurate and timely travel information throughout their trip.
NS is confident that the new timetable and passenger initiatives will make train travel in the Netherlands even more attractive and convenient. The company is also investing in expanding the national network and developing new technologies to further enhance the passenger experience.
“We are committed to making train travel a sustainable, reliable, and enjoyable experience for all,” the spokesperson added. “We believe that the new timetable and passenger initiatives will play a key role in achieving this goal.”