Belgian railway line 75

The Belgian railway line 75 is a railway line in Belgium connecting Ghent with Kortrijk and the French border near Mouscron. It was opened between 1839 and 1842. Beyond Mouscron the line continues onto Gare Lille Flandres in the French city of Lille.

Belgian railway line 75
Lille - Voies en approche de la gare de Lille-Flandres (05).JPG
NMBS/SNCB train approaching Gare de Lille Flandres.
Overview
StatusOperational
LocaleBelgium
TerminiGent-Sint-Pieters railway station
French border near Mouscron
Operation
Opened1839–1842
Operator(s)National Railway Company of Belgium
Technical
Line length57 km (35 mi) (Belgian part)
Number of tracksdouble track
Track gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge
Electrification3 kV DC
Route map

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km
Line from Brussels
Lines from Denderleeuw and Antwerp
0.0 Gent-Sint-Pieters
Line to Bruges
Canal Ghent–Bruges
6.8 De Pinte
to Oudenaarde
15.1 Deinze
27.3 Waregem
36.1 Harelbeke
from Oudenaarde
41.4 Kortrijk
to Bruges and Poperinge
53.8 Mouscron
to Tournai
57.0
14.6
border Belgium/France
12.4 Tourcoing
9.8 Roubaix
8.5 Croix-L'Allumette
7.3 Croix-Wasquehal
Line to Calais Ville
0.0 Lille-Flandres
Line to Amiens and Béthune
Line to Tournai
LGV Nord to Paris, Brussels and London
to Charleville-Mézières

StationsEdit

The main interchange stations on line 75 are:

ReferencesEdit