Disruption cause: points failure

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. Den Haag Centraal - Utrecht Centraal
    52 disruptions • duration: 5 days, 18 hours
  2. Rotterdam Centraal - Utrecht Centraal
    36 disruptions • duration: 3 days, 13 hours
  3. Schiphol Airport - Utrecht Centraal
    35 disruptions • duration: 4 days, 1 hour
  4. Amersfoort - Schiphol Airport
    31 disruptions • duration: 4 days, 3 hours
  5. Groningen - Zwolle
    31 disruptions • duration: 2 days

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 February 1, 2017 and January 31, 2019, Rijden de Treinen has reported 676 disruptions caused due to a points failure. This is an average of 1 disruption per day.

The average duration for this cause is 2 hours, 26 minutes.

Number of disruptions and total duration

This graphs shows the number of disruptions which are caused due to a points failure 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.