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. Breda - Rotterdam Centraal
    45 disruptions • duration: 4 days, 12 hours
  2. Den Haag HS - Rotterdam Centraal
    27 disruptions • duration: 3 days, 2 hours
  3. Rotterdam Centraal - Schiphol Airport
    22 disruptions • duration: 2 days, 9 hours
  4. Rotterdam Centraal - Utrecht Centraal
    20 disruptions • duration: 3 days, 17 hours
  5. Den Haag Centraal - Utrecht Centraal
    19 disruptions • duration: 5 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 April 1, 2017 and March 31, 2019, Rijden de Treinen has reported 257 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, 25 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.