The capital of Gelderland province, in the eastern part of the country. On the "Rhijnspoorweg" (Rhine Railway), connecting Amsterdam and Utrecht with Germany. Immediately west of the station, a line diverges south to Nijmegen. And at Velperbroek Aansluiting (Interlocking), 2 km east of the station, a line diverges north to Zutphen, Deventer and Zwolle. At Zevenaar, 14 km east of Arnhem, a diesel operated branch line diverges northeast to Doetinchem and Winterswijk. And at Elst, 9 km south of Arnhem, a diesel operated line diverges west to Tiel. One major through operation at Arnhem operates south and north, from Roosendaal and Nijmegen to Zutphen and Zwolle. While other trains operate through between Utrecht and Nijmegen, reversing directions at Arnhem.

Mapping the Station and Lines
Zoomable Google Maps show station tracks, track numbers, and rail routes radiating away.

Typical Rail Services/Normal Track Assignments
Track numbers where the regular NS services normally depart the station.

 3   Nijmegen-Arnhem-Zutphen
 4   Arnhem-Tiel
 6a  Arnhem-Nijmegen
 6b  Arnhem-Zevenaar-Doetinchem-Winterswijk/Emmerich-Dusseldorf
 7   Zutphen-Arnhem-Nijmegen
 8   Utrecht-Arnhem-Nijmegen
 9   International Amsterdam-Frankfurt/International Frankfurt-Amsterdam
10   Arnhem-Ede
11   Nijmegen-Arnhem-Utrecht


Arnhem Centraal Station
Wikipedia link containing further station information and history.