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PARK15 | Location - Succinctly

  • Strategically located between the port of Rotterdam (or Randstad) and the Ruhr district and between the North / East and the South of the Netherlands
  • Labor potential of 20,000 employees in the immediate region (source CBS 2017)
  • Located directly on the A15 with its own entrance and exit, between Arnhem and Nijmegen
  • Connected by road (A12, A15, A50, A73), by rail and by water
  • Strong growth in the region, 50,000 - 60,000 additional homes until 2040 (Woondeal 2020)
  • Many new projects contribute to the accessibility of and within the region, such as the approach to the A50 corridor (VIA-A15) and the smart and sustainable mobility program
  • Unique rail connection
    • Immediately on the Betuwe route
    • Planned Rail Terminal Gelderland opposite the park
    • The only place where trains stop between the Ruhr Valley and Rotterdam
    • Connection to the 'New Silk Road' (One Belt One Road)
  • Good connections by water
    • Barge Terminal Nijmegen (BCTN) close by (7 km)
    • Direct connections with the ports of Rotterdam and Antwerp
    • Deep-sea and short-sea connections
    • 300 metres of quayside facilities
    • Surface area of 33,000 m2
    • Capacity of 160,000 handlings a day
    • Own BCTN trucks for connection to the terminal and Park15 Logistics

PARK15 | Strategically located logistics hotspot

The key to a successful business park is of course always the location. So why should you choose Park15? We would like to answer that question as clearly as possible.

The business park is strategically located due to its central position between the port of Rotterdam and the German Ruhr Valley. Three different modes of transport come together at Park15: rail (plannedRail Terminal Gelderland), motorway (A15) and water (BCTN Nijmegen). This guarantees a good logistical flow of goods.

Located just off the A15 with its own entry and exit slip roads. The Rail Terminal Gelderland will be located opposite the park, a unique place for trains to stop between the Ruhr Valley and Rotterdam, on the 'New Silk Road' (One Belt One Road).

To bring you up to speed on this, we have made a short film.

PARK15 | Optimal accessibility via multiple motorways

The business park is just off the A15 motorway, at Junction 38 (Elst/Oosterhout).

Both Arnhem and Nijmegen are virtually on the doorstep. To the north, Arnhem can be reached via the A325, while Nijmegen is reached by travelling south on the N325 expressway.

The planned extension of the A15 to the north-east will ensure a direct connection with the A12. This will create a strong east-west connection between Germany and the central Netherlands. The VIA -A15 routing decision, the extension of the A15 motorway, was awarded at the end of 2019 and is expected to start in 2020.

This video will give you an impression of the route.

Via the A15 you can also quickly reach the A50 and the A73, which ensures a good north-south connection.

Outstanding accessibility

You can reach Park15 via exit 38 (Elst/Oosterhout).

The barge terminal to reach over water (deep sea license) is located on the Waal.

In addition, a Rail Terminal is being constructed on the Betuwe route opposite the park.

In short, all the ingredients to become a multimodal transport hub.

PARK15 | A short distance from de Waal and Barge Terminal Nijmegen

A short way to the south of Park15 is the river ‘De Waal’. This river is the largest arm of the Rhine and is considered to be a major waterway.

Since the north and east canal ports on the Maas-Waal canal were restructured and revitalised, over 300 metres of quayside facilities have become available.

The completion of the Oversteek – the new bridge over the Waal in Nijmegen – has created a fast link with Barge Terminal Nijmegen (BCTN) in the port area of Nijmegen. BCTN has daily connections with the ports of Rotterdam, Antwerp and the Ruhr Valley in Germany.

BCTN’s core business is handling containers that are transported by barge and delivered to the BCTN terminals in Den Bosch, Nijmegen, Venray and Meerhout (Belgium).
Loading and unloading via trucks as well as barge transport are carried out by Barge Terminal Nijmegen under its own management.

Barge Terminal Nijmegen provides the following services:  Barge Transport, Gas Measuring, Storage for full & empties, Trucking, Flexible Warehousing and Customs Warehouse. BCTN Nijmegen has a surface area of 33,000 m2 and 310 metres of quayside. With two cranes, one reach stacker and one empty stacker, capacity is 160,000 handlings. 

Barge Terminal Nijmegen opts for sustainable solutions. Intermodal container transport is one of the greenest methods of transport and is also cheap and reliable. Additionally, all terminals are AEO (Authorized Economic Operator) certified, which enables Barge Terminal Nijmegen to offer its customers a safe, reliable and unobstructed throughput for their containers. You can use this link to find more information about the BCTN container terminal.

PARK15 | Container Terminal BTCN Nijmegen

Watch and discover

Intermodal container transport is one of the greenest methods of transport and is also cheap and reliable.

Park15 Logistics is close to the Container Terminal BCTN Nijmegen, giving it a safe and reliable connection on a daily basis with the ports of Rotterdam and Antwerp, and the Ruhr Valley in Germany.

You can gain an impression here of the terminal and the connection with Park15 Logistics.

PARK15 | Opposite the Betuwe route

Park15 Logistics is immediately opposite the Betuwe route (also called the Betuwe line) – the 160-kilometre-long rail freight line that runs parallel to the A15 motorway. This east-west rail link connects the Maasvlakte harbour and industrial area near Rotterdam with the German border. The Betuwe route is also seen as the primary rail link between the ports of Amsterdam, Rotterdam and other European ports.

Because the connection with the European rail network to Oberhausen can be improved, 70 kilometres of extra track are being laid in Germany. Additional track is also being laid on the Dutch side of the border. In 2016 work began on the ‘third line’ between Emmerich and Oberhausen.

In the immediate vicinity of Park15 there is also the Container Exchange Point (CEP) of Valburg and the Rail Terminal Gelderland will be realized.

PARK15 | Rail Terminal Gelderland

One of the key features of Park15 Logistics is undoubtedly the development of the Rail Terminal Gelderland (RTG). The terminal will be located at Valburg near the current Container Exchange Point (CUP), diagonally opposite Park15.

After this major project has been completed, it will be the only place between Rotterdam and Germany where trains will be able to stop to unload containers. A unique logistics service!

Preparations for the public tender for the construction and operation of the Rail Terminal Gelderland (RTG) in Valburg are currently in progress from the Province of Gelderland.

In the coming years, a lot of work will therefore be done to create the Rail Terminal and thus offer even more options for Park15.

PARK15 | A unique place for trains to stop on the 'New Silk Road' (OBOR)

The new Rail Terminal Gelderland, on the Betuwe route, becomes the unique place for trains to stop in the Netherlands between the German Ruhr Valley and Rotterdam. 

As well as the route by sea from China to Europe, a railway which is more than 11,000 kilometres in length has been developed. In comparison to air freight, rail transport is approximately ten times more economical. That is a lot of money, from which many shippers benefit.

In comparison to deep-sea shipping, the journey is reduced by approximately half, which is a saving of around 20 days. This enables shippers to reach their customers in China/Europe faster, at the same time achieving savings in working capital.

PARK15 | Easily accessible by public transport

Park15 Logistics is also easily accessible by public transport.

A bus stop is located just outside the park. From Park15 it will take you approximately 10 minutes to walk to the ‘Oosterhout Stationsstraat’ bus stop on Griftdijk. From this bus stop, buses travel every 10 minutes to and from Arnhem and Nijmegen.
With bus line 331 to Nijmegen Weezenhof you will be at Nijmegen Lent railway station in just 10 minutes and Nijmegen Central Station in just 20 minutes. You can also take bus line 14 to Nijmegen Brakkenstein; the journey time is similar with this bus. 

To travel to Arnhem, it is best to take line 331 to Velp Zuid and then to transfer at Elst station to the train to Arnhem. This will take just 25 minutes. You can also remain on the line 331 bus, the journey will take an additional 5 minutes.

PARK15 | Location in pictures


Would you like to get in contact with Park15 Logistics?

Bart Franssen
M +31 617 35 82 04
Email Bart

Further information

Park 15 Logistics
Zijpendaalseweg 53A
6814 CD Arnhem
The Netherlands
T  +31 26 4461400