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

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New Metro Aka Holland Opens First Metro (1968)

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

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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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