Belgian railway line 124

The Belgian railway line 124 is a railway line in Belgium connecting the cities of Brussels and Charleroi. A first section between Luttre and Charleroi was built in 1843 and the complete line, which runs 55,9 km, was opened on June 1, 1874.[1]

Belgian railway line 124
Uccle Calevoet 1.jpg
A local passenger train at Uccle Calevoet station in 2008
Operator(s)National Railway Company of Belgium
Line length56 km (35 mi)
Number of tracksdouble track
Track gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8+12 in) standard gauge
Electrification3 kV DC
Route map

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Line from Brussels-North
0.0 Brussels-South
to Schaerbeek, Ostend, Mons, Paris
from Schaerbeek
2.1 Forest-East
4.0 Uccle-Stalle
5.6 Uccle-Calevoet
Line HalleSchaerbeek
7.8 Linkebeek
9.1 Holleken
11.4 Sint-Genesius-Rode
12.6 De Hoek
15.5 Waterloo
18.8 Braine-l'Alleud
23.4 Lillois
29.3 Nivelles
37.0 Obaix-Buzet
from Braine-le-Comte
40.9 Luttre
46.5 Courcelles-Motte
48.7 Roux
to La Louvière
freight line to port of Charleroi
52.9 Marchienne-au-Pont
River Sambre
Line to Erquelinnes and Couvin
to Fleurus
55.9 Charleroi-Sud
Line to Namur

The line passes through the following stations:


  1. ^ "Ligne 124: Bruxelles-Midi - Charleroi-Sud". (in French). 9 August 2007.