Line C (Simvliet)
Simvliet Centraal - Delfsblaak
Line C is a metro line in Simvliet. It is the oldest line and runs from Simvliet Airport towards Oostpark. The first part, from Simvliet Centrum to De Bergen, was opened in 1968. In 1971 the line was extended from De Bergen to Stadionweg. Finally in 1975 the line was extended from Stadionweg to Oostpark, in 2016 the line extended from Oostpark to Lelywaard and in 2020 from Simvliet Centrum to Simvliet Airport.
The line is exclusively operated by the MG2/1 stock as it's the only line that runs entirely on third rail. Trains are stabled at the Bergpark depot and Oostpark sidings. During the day four units are coupled. In the evening on Sundays to Thursdays trains run with just 2 units.
Off-peak there are 6 trains per hour running between Simvliet Centraal and Delfsblaak. During the peak hours the frequency is increased to 10 trains per hour. During Sunday mornings a shuttle service runs 4 times per hour between Simvliet Centraal and Simvliet Centrum to ensure a connection with the airport between 6:00 and 1:00 all days of the week.