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
    328 disruptions • duration: 13 days, 11 hours
  2. Amsterdam Centraal - Schiphol Airport
    244 disruptions • duration: 11 days, 8 hours
  3. Rotterdam Centraal - Schiphol Airport
    234 disruptions • duration: 11 days, 1 hour
  4. Den Haag HS - Rotterdam Centraal
    194 disruptions • duration: 7 days, 5 hours
  5. Breda - Dordrecht
    171 disruptions • duration: 5 days, 19 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 December 1, 2016 and November 30, 2018, Rijden de Treinen has reported 3,147 disruptions caused due to a broken down train. This is an average of 4 disruptions per day.

The average duration for this cause is 54 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.