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Eye to eye with the entryway to the Brittenpassage

The definitive entryways to the second passenger tunnel at Amsterdam Zuid station, the Brittenpassage, will not be in place until 2036. But when it opens in 2027, they will already be clearly recognisable, as a life-sized impression of the southern entrance shows.

1 February: new Service & Tickets desk opens

On Thursday, 1 February 2024, the new GVB Service & Tickets desk in the existing passageway at Amsterdam Zuid station will open. The existing desk has to be removed to make space for the renovation of the passageway.


Zuidasdok is one of the largest infrastructural projects of the Netherlands. The project provides for better accessibility of the Amsterdam Zuidas district and the northern part of the Randstad conurbation, both by road and by public transport. Zuidasdok is a joint venture of the Directorate-General for Public Works and Water Management, ProRail, and the municipality of Amsterdam.

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Wooden head offices for BNP Paribas and Arcadis

On the so-called ‘de Boog‘ plot, construction work has started on The CubeHouse. This will be the new head offices of BNP Paribas Nederland and Arcadis. Remarkably, this office tower, developed by G&S&, will mostly be made out of wood.

Summer weekend closure of A10 Zuid in Schiphol direction

From 12 to 15 July 2024, the A10 Zuid in the direction of Schiphol will be closed for a whole weekend from the Amstel interchange to the S108 Amstelveenseweg access road. This marks the start of six full weeks of work at Amsterdam Zuid station. This year will see several road closures.

Preparations for extra breakdown bay on A10 Zuid

From 29 January until 16 February 2024, we are closing Spoorslag, the cycle path and footpath parallel to the A10 Zuid next to the AFC Amsterdam football pitches. In this area, we are preparing to build an additional breakdown bay on the A10 Zuid.

Amsterdam Zuid station has a busy year ahead

This year, the regeneration of Amsterdam Zuid station is set to continue at the speed of an express train. One key highlight: by the end of 2024, the north side of the Brittenpassage will also see the light of day. But we have mountains of work to do first. Below, we list the works planned.

In the picture: four months of construction work on the Brittenpassage

The second passenger tunnel at Amsterdam Zuid station is beginning to take shape. In the space of four months, we have removed huge amounts of sand from underneath the A10, railway and metro tracks and the broad contours of the new passageway are now becoming visible. In this series of photos, we take a look back.

2023: the year of shifting and digging

The broad contours of the second passageway at Amsterdam Zuid station became visible. The existing passageway was also renovated. Numerous construction projects were completed. We also put together a great summer party. All of that – and much more – was 2023 in Zuidas.

Zuidasdok Projects

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