News

  • New routes and route numbers

    18 juni 2017
    News item
    The GVB recommendations for the new routes and route numbers starting in July 2018 has been approved by the Amsterdam Transport Region. About half of all routes and numbers will remain unchanged. The other half of the buses and trams will have...
  • Association De Floraklokjes receives gift from GVB

    15 juni 2017
    News item
    Toon de Muntenman – Amsterdam Citizen of the Year - played an important role in the Cash from the Bus campaign earlier this year. To thank him for his efforts, GVB donated a part of the day's profit from the bus to three charities with an unmistakable...
  • New trams for renovated Amstelveen route get R-net colors

    24 mei 2017
    News item
    A part of the new GVB tram fleet, the 15G, will have the red-silver R-net colors. These will be put in service on the renovated Amstelveen route. This route will become a high-value public transport connection as part of the Randstadt network. This should have the complete R-net appearance…
  • Stably performing GVB advocates more investments in resources and infrastructure

    23 mei 2017
    News item
    In 2016, GVB earned 8.6 million euros from its business operations even though the subsidy for public transport in the capital was reduced further. In the past year, GVB has once again transported more passengers than the year before: 233.6 million…
  • OV-chip mobile is live!

    22 mei 2017
    News item
    This is it… starting today, travelers can check in and out using their mobile phone. Traveling with OV-chip mobile means you no longer have to carry an OV-chipkaart in your wallet!  
  • Services on 4 and 5 May

    3 mei 2017
    Travel news
    On Thursday 4 May, there will be several diversion due to the Commeration of the Dead service. At 20:00, all of our vehicles will be still for two minutes. On Friday 5 May, the normal timetable will apply. 
  • Elevators at metro stations fitted with odor system

    1 april 2017
    News items, Travel news
    Last year, GVB installed odor systems in the old elevators along the Oost route. Sprayers have now been installed in all elevators along the Amstelveen route. The odor system works to counteract the smell of urine.  
  • Public transport Customer Barometer 2016: customer satisfaction stable

    22 maart 2017
    News items, Travel news
    Travelers rated GVB services with an average report score of 7.4. This was the outcome of the national survey that is known as the Public Transport Customer Barometer 2016. This survey is carried out by the CROW organization on behalf of the contracting authority. The rating…
  • New IJ ferry 61 now in service!

    20 maart 2017
    News items, Travel news
    Starting today, GVB skippers are ferrying the first passengers across the IJ in a brand new ferry, the IJ ferry 61. This is the second new addition to the fleet in the last six months. Just like its sibling, the IJ ferry 60, that was put into service last October, the new…
  • GVB starts pilot with countdown at stop

    14 maart 2017
    News items, Travel news
    Together with the municipality of Amsterdam and transport region, GVB is starting a pilot with a stop countdown for tram traffic, at stops at the busiest intersections in Amsterdam. The countdown will contribute to the better flow of public transport and…

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