Internationale treinen in Eindhoven: nu nog een uitzondering, over acht jaar elk uur een feit. © IO

A journey time of 1 hour and 40 minutes, no more transfers in Venlo and an extra stop in Helmond. The Dutch-German steering committee that’s investigating the possibilities of a direct train connection between Eindhoven and Düsseldorf thinks that this should be possible by 2025. A letter-of-intent has been prepared and will be signed by all parties in March.

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