Disruption cause: signal 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. Leiden Centraal - Schiphol Airport
    31 disruptions • duration: 2 days, 18 hours
  2. Emmen - Zwolle
    31 disruptions • duration: 1 day, 18 hours
  3. Nijmegen - Venlo
    30 disruptions • duration: 4 days, 12 hours
  4. Arnhem Centraal - Winterswijk
    29 disruptions • duration: 3 days
  5. Breda - Dordrecht
    28 disruptions • duration: 3 days, 17 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 February 1, 2017 and January 31, 2019, Rijden de Treinen has reported 761 disruptions caused due to a signal failure. This is an average of 1 disruption per day.

The average duration for this cause is 2 hours, 25 minutes.

Number of disruptions and total duration

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