Disruption cause: damaged overhead wires

This page shows more information about this disruption cause.

This disruption cause has been categorized under Infrastructure.

Most affected lines

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

  1. Rotterdam Centraal - Schiphol Airport
    31 disruptions • duration: 2 days, 16 hours
  2. Breda - Rotterdam Centraal
    30 disruptions • duration: 2 days, 4 hours
  3. Amsterdam Centraal - Schiphol Airport
    26 disruptions • duration: 2 days, 5 hours
  4. Den Haag Centraal - Utrecht Centraal
    17 disruptions • duration: 5 days, 10 hours
  5. Amersfoort - Schiphol Airport
    16 disruptions • duration: 7 days, 18 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 May 1, 2018 and April 30, 2020, Rijden de Treinen has reported 237 disruptions caused due to damaged overhead wires. This is an average of 0 disruptions per day.

The average duration for this cause is 4 hours, 21 minutes.

Number of disruptions and total duration

This graphs shows the number of disruptions which are caused due to damaged overhead wires 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.