trainspots logo


Written by Andre Pronk - 07 Jan 2015
New Mobile Site
We have just launched a new mobile version of this site - m.trainspots. This page will use your smart device's GPS to loctate you and guide you to locations that are close to your present location.
Location notes
This is the railway station of Dordrecht, it is on the main line between Rotterdam and Breda.
Railway type and traffic
There are two main operators on this station. The NS and Arriva.
The station has both passenger and freight workings as it is on the main route to the Kijkhoek. Also the international trian to Brussel will pass through here.
Environment
Located within the city itself, it is a good and safe place. On this station you can buy coffee and sandwiches and other food.
Road directions
From Rotterdam take the A16 / E19 to the Avenue of the United Nations in Industrial Area West, Dordrecht . Take exit 21-Dordrecht-center from the A16 / E19, Continue on the Avenue of the United Nations. Drive to the Mayor the Raadtsingel in 19th Century Peel.

Click here to set up your location for directions to this location

Dordrecht Station map co-ordinates
Parking
There is car park on the other site of the station, it is not free.
Public transport
You can take the train from Rotterdam or Breda to station at Dordrecht.

Click here to set up your location for directions to this location
Amenities
There is a pay-as-you-go toilet, for 0.50. There are several places to buy coffee, tea and food on the station itself. In the neighbourhood there are some restaurants.
Sun Compass
Sun Compass using Suncalc by brought to you by Vladimir Agafonkin:
It might be necessary to adjust the time to suit your visit, this link should open with the current day.
Dordrecht Station

Googly map
Streetmap links
Dordrecht Station general view map
Dordrecht Station close up map

Windows Local Live Link - image quality may vary
Dordrecht Station



Who likes this location on facebook



Photographic notes
From platform 2 you can take the best pictures in the early and late afternoon.
In the moring you can go to platform 6. Freight trains can take various routes through the station.


General views - All photographs © Andre Pronk unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking east


Fig 1 - Looking east


Fig 2- Looking south


Fig 2- Looking south


Fig 3 - Looking east


Fig 3 - Looking east

A freight passing platform 6

Disclaimer
Back to the top

All information contained within this is site is Trainspots. The images used on this site remain the property of the original photographer, as credited at the top of the page, and are used with their kind permission.

The information on these pages is supplied for the benefit of railway enthusiasts who carry out a harmless hobby, and through the medium of photography and video, actually promote the railway industry. Railway enthusiasts can also act as eyes and ears against railway vandalism, and as such should surely be encouraged to do so by the supply of adequate information such as is found on this website.

This site has been created to assist railway photographers in their travels around the country. It is based on the personal knowledge and experience. No liability can be held against the web site or its contributions for incorrect information. Trainspots will endeavour to check all information and corrections will be accepted and posted accordingly.

Advice as to the locations general environment is given as a guide on each page. This information is a GUIDE only. ALWAYS be careful with your equipment, Trainspots can not be held responsible for your personal security. Avoid leaving your property on display for all to see, be aware of your surroundings at all times. There are, sadly, people who will not think twice about trying to steal your equipment.

Trainspots DOES NOT condone trespass and none of the information on this site should be taken as a right to trespass on either railway or private land. To the best of our knowledge all locations are publicly accessible areas, where they are not contact information will be given to the appropriate authority for permission to be obtained.

The content of this site is created and intended for all age ranges but the content of sites linked from this site are not subject to the same intentions. Trainspots will attempt to check links for validity but as time passes and the site grows this will not always be possible. Broken, or indeed updates to, links should be submitted to the editor for inclusion in the updates. All links external to the Trainspots site are opened in a new browser window. Trainspots has been running now for over 10 years and there are imitation sites and guides to railfotspots. But we are a free site and we continue on the path we started out on over a decade ago to provide a useful guide to UK Railway Photographic Locations.