Holland's railway company is going to compensate victims of the Holocaust. World War II ended over 70 ago, but the Dutch railway has decided to give compensation to people who were taken to Nazi concentration on their trains. The company is known as NS. After Germany invaded Holland in 1940, NS transported thousands of Jews and other to Nazi death camps. By the end of 1943, most Jews in the Netherlands had been removed and deported. Seven later, NS will pay tens of millions of euros to about 500 and to of their family. The company will pay between 5,000 euros to 15,000 euros to each .
The company said the were part of the company's responsibility. It said the company was paid by the Nazis to take the victims to the . The victims were put on German trains and taken to concentration camps. A said this was "a page in the of the company". He added: "There is no reasonable or appropriate of money that [we can pay to] compensate in any for the suffering inflicted on the victims." The committee said the payments were "a moral ". It added: "NS wishes to express the recognition of its share in the individual suffering inflicted by the occupying on those involved and their direct surviving relatives."