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Spurt (Dutch pronunciation: [spɵrt]) is a trade name used by Arriva Netherlands for certain passenger rail services operated in that country. The services are typically operated by Stadler GTW articulated railcars. The current Arriva fleet includes both 2-car (GTW 2/6) and 3-car (GTW 2/8) variants and both Electric and Diesel powered examples. Eight of the units are equipped for operation through to Leer in Germany.
Accidents and incidents
- On 23 February 2016, a Spurt train was involved in a collision with a crane on a level crossing at Dalfsen, Overijssel and was derailed. One person was killed and six were injured.
- On 19 November 2016, a Spurt train was involved in a collision with a milk lorry on a level crossing at Winsum, Groningen and was derailed. Eighteen people were injured, three seriously.
- On 27 March 2017, a Spurt train was involved in a collision with a car on a level crossing at Harlingen, Friesland, two people were killed. 
A model of the Arriva Spurt liveried GTW 2/6 (Diesel Version) in HO Scale (1:87) has recently (Dec 2011) been produced by German model manufacturer PIKO as model no 59526 (DC 2-rail version) and no 59326 (AC 3-rail version).
- Media related to Arriva Spurt at Wikimedia Commons
- "Several seriously hurt in Dutch train crash with milk truck". Channel News Asia. 19 November 2016. Retrieved 25 November 2016.
- "Twee doden bij ongeluk met auto en trein op overweg Harlingen". NOS. Retrieved 27 March 2017.