Alternative public transport routes due to disruption of metro 52

If metro 52 breaks down, there are various alternatives and measures to help your reach your destination. Shuttle buses will be put into service between Central Station and Noord respectively Noorderpark station. Between the other Noord/Zuid route stations and other metro stations, there are alternative travel options using existing tram and bus routes. We have laid these out in a map.
Alternatives for each disruption are listed below.
Possible metro 52 disruptions are categorized into five scenarios as shown in this overview.

1: Metro 52 is not in service

Metro 52 is not in service. Plan your alternative in the journey planner or with the GVB app. Metro 52 will not appear in the travel recommendation for the following hour (because it is switched off in the planners).

You can take shuttle bus 164 at Central Station bus station on the IJ side (at bus stop E) to Noorderpark. Or, you can take shuttle bus 165 (at bus stop D) to Noord. You can also take the buses at Noord (bus stop A8) or at Noorderpark (bus stop Noorderpark at Johan van Hasseltweg) to Central Station. Bus 34 covers the connection between the Noord and Noorderpark.

At Central Station, you can take metro 51 to Station Zuid or take tram 24 to Rokin, Vijzelgracht or De Pijp.
You can take metro 51, 53 and 54 to the other metro stations. Subsequently you can take tram 3 at the Wibautstraat towards De Pijp, or take tram 12 at Amstel Station.
Traveling in Europaplein direction? Then take metro 51 to Station RAI or tram 4 to Europaplein.

2: Metro 52 in service to Vijzelgracht

Metro 52 is in service from Noord to Vijzelgracht. Plan your alternative route here in the journey planner or with the GVB app, but not for a trip to/from or via De Pijp, Europaplein or Station Zuid.

De Pijp remains reachable with tram 24 at Vijzelgracht.
At De Pijp, you can also take tram 3 to metro station Wibautstraat or tram 12 to Amstel Station.
Europaplein: take metro 51 or tram 4 at Central Station
Station Zuid: metro 51 at Central Station or another metro station on the Oost route, metro 50 or 51 at Station RAI, or tram 5 in the city center.

3: Metro 52 in service to Europaplein

Metro 52 in service from Noord to Europaplein. Plan your alternative route here in the journey planner or with the GVB app, but not for a trip to/from or via Station Zuid.

At Station RAI at walking distance from Europaplein, you can take metros 50 or 51 to Station Zuid.

4: Metro 52 in service to Rokin

Metro 52 is in service from Noord to Rokin. Plan your alternative route here in the journey planner or with the GVB app, but not for a trip to/from or via Vijzelgracht, De Pijp, Europaplein or Station Zuid.

You can take tram 24 to the Vijzelgracht and De Pijp.
At De Pijp, you can also take tram 3 to metro station Wibautstraat or tram 12 to Amstel Station.
Europaplein: take metro 51 at Central Station to Station RAI or tram 4 to the Europaplein.
Station Zuid: metro 51 at Central Station or another metro station on the Oost route, metro 50 or 51 at Station RAI, or tram 5 in the city center.

5: Metro 52 not in service between Noord and Central Station

Metro 52 is not in service on the route Noord - Noorderpark - Central Station
Plan your alternative in the journey planner or with the GVB app. Metro 52 will not appear in the travel recommendation for the following hour (because it is switched off in the planners).

You can take shuttle bus 164 at Central Station bus station on the IJ side (at bus stop E) to Noorderpark. Or, you can take shuttle bus 165 (at bus stop D) to metrostation Noord. You can also take the buses at Noord (bus stop A8) or at Noorderpark (bus stop Noorderpark at Johan van Hasseltweg) to Central Station. Bus 34 covers the connection between Noord and Noorderpark.