Utrecht Train Station is one of the oldest railway stations in the Netherlands. Built in 1843 by the Dutch Royal Railway Company, it serves as a major connection between Amsterdam to the north, and Eindhoven and Belgium to the south. The station is also an important railway hub for Utrecht, a city of over 400,000 in Central Netherlands. The train station features several shops, eateries and platforms for passenger trains, making it an ideal place for travelers to make connections. If you’re in the city of Utrecht, the train station is a great place to explore the city and get the feel of its atmosphere. At the station, you can hop on the light rail and explore Utrecht’s historic city center and vibrant cultural attractions. From the train station, you can also jump on the canal-cut King’s Canal and take a lovely cruise among the city’s many waterfront sights.