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European parliament member Hans van Baalen reads a newspaper in the... News Photo18-19 Years,2013,Activity,African Cup of Nations,Amsterdam,Brussels-Capital Region,Control,Day,Europe,February,Finance,Footprint,Government,Horizontal,Intercity,International Team Soccer,January,Looking At Camera,Netherlands,Newspaper,Organized Group,Parliament Building,Problems,Reading,Soccer,Speed,Station,The Hague,Traffic,Train - Vehicle,TravelPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPEuropean parliament member Hans van Baalen reads a newspaper in the first direct train to Brussels from The Hague on February 18, 2013. As of today commuters can travel on the intercity train, operating twice daily,and which replaces the high-speed Fyra trains. The Fyra trains used between Amsterdam and Brussels are out of function since 17 January due to numerous problems culminating mid January with cancellations due to safety issues. AFP PHOPTO / ANP PHIL NIJHUIS netherlands out (Photo credit should read PHIL NIJHUIS/AFP/Getty Images)