Disruption cause: copper theft

This page shows more information about this disruption cause.

This disruption cause has been categorized under External influences.

Most affected lines

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

  1. Roosendaal - Vlissingen
    3 disruptions • duration: 14 hours
  2. 's-Hertogenbosch - Nijmegen
    2 disruptions • duration: 12 hours, 48 minutes
  3. Hamm (Westf.) - Venlo
    1 disruption • duration: 10 hours, 35 minutes
  4. 's-Hertogenbosch - Utrecht Centraal
    1 disruption • duration: 5 hours, 30 minutes
  5. Schiphol Airport - Utrecht Centraal
    1 disruption • duration: 2 hours, 15 minutes

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, 2020 and November 30, 2022, Rijden de Treinen has reported 9 disruptions caused due to copper theft. This is an average of 0 disruptions per day.

The average duration for this cause is 5 hours, 16 minutes.

Number of disruptions and total duration

This graphs shows the number of disruptions which are caused due to copper theft 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.