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New Amsterdam Zuid station will be much easier to access

The new Amsterdam Zuid station will have many more stairs, escalators and lifts leading to the platforms than the existing station. That means no more crowds of people on the stairs and escalators leading to the platforms. The new access routes have been designed by Frank Bouwman and his colleagues – a much more complex challenge than you might think.

The Zuidasdok project – a complex jigsaw puzzle

‘Each of the roof sections that need to be placed over the new pedestrian passageway at Amsterdam Zuid station is unique’, explains planning engineer Jim Kerssens. The construction consortium ZuidPlus is currently working on the third roof section – there will be seven in total.

Zuidasdok report and shortfall estimate

Outgoing Minister Cora van Nieuwenhuizen and deputy mayors Victor Everhardt and Egbert de Vries have updated the House of Representatives and Amsterdam City Council on Zuidasdok and the estimated financial shortfall.

Successful Easter weekend of work on Zuidasdok

A new piece of the foundations for the extra station passageway, a wider platform and a bend in railway track 4. That’s what we have to show for 100 hours of work over Easter weekend. On the morning of Tuesday, 6 April 2021, the trains and metros resumed normal services.

Photo update: work on foundations for extra station passageway on schedule

The foundations for two roof sections for the additional passenger tunnel at Amsterdam Zuid station are now in the ground. On Saturday, 3 April 2021, the reinforcement cages were put in place and filled with concrete. So far, the work has run according to schedule. Here’s a brief impression of the work.

Fully prepared for over 100 hours’ work over Easter weekend

We are hard at work preparing for the long working weekend over Easter. That's when will be making the foundations for two new roof sections for the additional passenger tunnel at Amsterdam Zuid station – the Brittenpassage. We are currently assembling the caterpillar cranes.

Railway track 4 at Amsterdam Zuid station goes ‘bendy’

Starting at 20.00 on 1 April 2021, we will be working on Zuidasdok night and day until 05.00 on 6 April. One of the jobs will involve putting a bend in railway track 4 to enable platform 3-4 to be widened. ‘A real improvement,’ says Tjeerd Dierckxsens.

Consequences of Zuidasdok building work during the Easter weekend

From Thursday 1 April 8:00 pm until Tuesday 6 April 5:00 am, we will be working 24 hours per day on the roof of the new passenger tunnel at Amsterdam Zuid station. Although the A10 will remain in use at this time, the work will have a number of consequences for traffic,

Pre-Easter hoisting tests at Zuidasdok

It all begins on 1 April 2021: starting at 20:00 and lasting until 05:00 on 5 April, we will be building the foundations for two roof sections of the new passenger tunnel. Because we have only limited time, we are now running a series of tests to make sure the operation will be a success.

Amsteltram will terminate at temporary stop next to Amsterdam Zuid station

The start and end point for the Amsteltram (line 25) will temporarily be located at Eduard van Beinumstraat, on the north side of Amsterdam Zuid station. This has been agreed by the participants in the Zuidasdok project.

Zuidasdok prepares for exciting long Easter weekend

At Easter, which for us starts as early as 20.00 on Thursday, 1 April, we will be installing the foundations for two sections of roof for the additional passenger tunnel under Amsterdam Zuid station. This will also involve removing a railway and metro track. It promises to be an exciting job.

Photo update: construction work on extra station passageway

It’s happening in the heart of Zuidas and they’re gigantic. Despite that, not many people will have noticed that we are currently building two sections of the roof for the extra passenger tunnel at Amsterdam Zuid station. Below, we provide a builder’s eye view.
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