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Engineering work on the track between Sittard and Maastricht

ProRail is renovating the tracks between Sittard and Maastricht. In order to make these renovations possible and to be able to carry out the work safely, engineering work will be taking place on the route from Sittard to Maastricht from Saturday 24 October to Wednesday 28 October.

How will this engineering work affect your journey?

Saturday 24 October

No train traffic is possible between Sittard - Maastricht and Maastricht - Maastricht Randwyck. NS Buses will be running on these routes instead of trains. Veolia buses will be running on the routes between Maastricht- Maastricht Randwyck and Maastricht-Valkenburg instead of trains.

Sunday 25 to Wednesday 28 October

No train traffic is possible between Sittard and Maastricht. NS Buses will be running on this route instead of trains. Only Veolia trains will be running between Maastricht and Maastricht Randwyck. Expect additional travel time of 15 to 30 minutes.

Valid ticket

To use an NS bus, you will require a valid NS ticket. You can use an OV-chipkaart to travel with an NS bus just like when travelling by train. You check in at the start of your journey, even if your journey starts with a bus. You then check out with your OV-chipkaart at your destination station.

Plan your journey

In the NS Travel planner you can see how engineering work will affect your journey from 10 days prior to departure. Check again shortly before departure in order to see the most up to date travel advice.

Up to date infomation

The information on this page is regularly updated as new information becomes available. If you would like more information about ProRail's engineering work, then go to