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09/02/1968 Rotterdam metro is opened by Princess Beatrix


New Metro Aka Holland Opens First Metro (1968)


Eerste rit met de Metro in Rotterdam in 1968 kort na de opening


50 jaar Metro in Rotterdam

The Rotterdam Metro is a rapid transit system operated in Rotterdam, Netherlands and surrounding municipalities by RET. The first line called Noord – Zuidlijn opened and ran from Centraal Station to Zuidplein, crossing the river Nieuwe Maas in a tunnel. It was the first metro system to open in the Netherlands. At the time it was also one of the shortest metro lines in the world with a length of only 5.9 km.
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