Belgian railway line 94

The Belgian railway line 94 is a railway line in Belgium connecting Halle with Tournai and the French border near Baisieux. Beyond Baisieux the line continues to the French city Lille. The line was opened between 1847 and 1866, and a section between Ath and Enghien was straightened in 1985.

Belgian railway line 94
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Two trains at Ath station in 1987
Overview
StatusOperational
LocaleBelgium
TerminiHalle railway station
French border near Baisieux
Operation
Opened1847-1985
Operator(s)National Railway Company of Belgium
Technical
Line length78 km (48 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
0.0 Halle
15.4 Enghien
26.0 Silly
freight line to Ghislenghien
↓ to Mons
38.4 Ath
River Dender
50.4 Leuze-en-Hainaut
to Mons
68.5 Tournai
River Scheldt
71.1 Froyennes
77.8
14.6
12.5 Baisieux
7.3 Ascq
6.3 Annappes
5.0 Pont-de-Bois
4.0 Hellemmes
freight line to Béthune
2.9 Lezennes
LGV Nord
to Paris, Brussels, & London
0.0 Lille Flandres

StationsEdit

The main interchange stations on line 94 are:

ReferencesEdit