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. Lelystad Centrum - Schiphol Airport
    204 disruptions • duration: 5 days, 10 hours
  2. Amersfoort - Schiphol Airport
    194 disruptions • duration: 7 days, 20 hours
  3. Leiden Centraal - Schiphol Airport
    142 disruptions • duration: 3 days, 11 hours
  4. Almere Oostvaarders - Utrecht Centraal
    141 disruptions • duration: 3 days, 1 hour
  5. Amsterdam Centraal - Lelystad Centrum
    136 disruptions • duration: 3 days, 8 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 November 1, 2020 and October 31, 2022, Rijden de Treinen has reported 3,316 disruptions caused due to a broken down train. This is an average of 5 disruptions per day.

The average duration for this cause is 40 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.