- Stop Trains. These trains do not bother because they stop at every station where they come along.
- Intercity trains. These trains stop only in larger cities, the larger stations. Intercity is the English word for ?? ?? between the cities.
- Fast Trains. These trains run faster and do not stop at every station. This allows them to travel long distances. Since 2007 this train has been replaced by the intercity and / or local train. The express train thus no longer exists in the Netherlands.
Within these types, there are many other types of trains in the Netherlands, each with their own name and function.
- Sprinter. The slow train driven short distances and can quickly accelerating and braking. Therefore, this train is called Sprinter
- Rail Hopper. This is a more modern slow train, and is therefore more energy efficient.
- Buffel. This train resembles the Rail Hopper. Buffalo does not run on electricity but has a diesel engine.
- Double decker bus. This train has two floors.
- Double decker bus. A train with two floors, only to drive longer distances.
- Leader. This train has a high front making it look like he has a head. Leaders on both sides doors. When you add them together you can from one train to another run.
- Intercity Coaches. This train has a separate locomotive. The trains where the passengers are to be pulled by the locomotive.
In the Netherlands also drive three international trains, namely:
- Benelux train. This train runs from Amsterdam to Brussels.
- ICE. This train reaches a speed of 300 kilometers per hour and goes to Germany.
- Thalys. This train also reaches speeds of 300 kilometers per hour and goes to France.
- Veolia Transport. This company takes the line between Nijmegen and Roermond and the Hill Country Line accounted for
- Connexxion. This company arranges transportation to the Valley Line in Gelderland.
- Arriva. In the northern Netherlands the company operates. The transportation here is served on a number of lines to and from Leeuwarden and Groningen.