Disruption cause: broken down train

This page shows more information about this disruption cause.

This disruption cause has been categorized under Rolling stock problems.

Most affected lines

List of the railway lines which are most often affected by this cause.

  1. Breda - Rotterdam Centraal
    434 disruptions • duration: 16 days, 13 hours
  2. Rotterdam Centraal - Schiphol Airport
    347 disruptions • duration: 16 days, 7 hours
  3. Amsterdam Centraal - Schiphol Airport
    314 disruptions • duration: 14 days, 11 hours
  4. Breda - Dordrecht
    206 disruptions • duration: 6 days, 1 hour
  5. Den Haag HS - Rotterdam Centraal
    205 disruptions • duration: 7 days, 4 hours

One disruption often impacts multiple railway lines. In those cases, the same disruption is counted for each affected line.


Statistics for this cause are calculated over the past 24 months.

Between April 1, 2017 and March 31, 2019, Rijden de Treinen has reported 3,766 disruptions caused due to a broken down train. This is an average of 5 disruptions per day.

The average duration for this cause is 51 minutes.

Number of disruptions and total duration

This graphs shows the number of disruptions which are caused due to a broken down train and the total duration of these disruptions (measured in hours).

Disruptions per weekday

This graphs shows the number of disruptions per day of the week.