Amsterdam-Rhine Canal


Amsterdam-Rhine Canal

The Amsterdam-Rhine Canal or "Amsterdam-Rijnkanaal" is a canal in the Netherlands that was built to connect the port city of Amsterdam to the main shipping artery of the Rhine. Its course follows a generally southeasterly direction as it goes through the city of Utrecht towards Wijk bij Duurstede where it intersects the Lek branch of the Rhine and then continues on to the Waal river near Tiel, with a branch, the "Lek Canal", to the Lek near Nieuwegein.

Rail bridges (with nearest train station on the west and east bank):

*between Diemen/Diemen-Zuid and Weesp
*between Maarssen and Utrecht Centraal
*between Vleuten and Utrecht Centraal
*between Culemborg and Houten
*between Tiel and Kesteren


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