Boitsfort railway station

Boitsfort railway station (Dutch: Station Bosvoorde) is a railway station located in the municipality of Watermael-Boitsfort in Brussels, Belgium and operated by the SNCB/NMBS. It is on the line 161 connecting Brussels and Namur, between the stations of Watermael and Groenendaal.[1] The Boitsfort railway station can be accessed via the Chaussée de La Hulpe/Terhulpsesteenweg next to the Sonian Forest and the Boitsfort Hippodrome. Many companies have offices nearby the station, for instance Emakina, Asahi Glass Co. and SAP AG.

Boitsfort
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Boitsfort railway station
LocationWatermael-Boitsfort, Brussels
Belgium
Owned byInfrabel
Operated byNational Railway Company of Belgium
Line(s)161 (Brussels-Namur)
Platforms2
Tracks2
Other information
Station codeMBR
Websitehttp://www.belgianrail.be/en/stations-and-train/search-a-station/2/boitsfort.aspx
History
Opened23 August 1854; 165 years ago (1854-08-23)
Traffic
Passengers (2014)703

Train servicesEdit

The station is served by the following service(s):

  • Brussels RER services (S8) Brussels - Etterbeek - Ottignies - Louvain-le-Neuve
  • Brussels RER services (S81) Schaarbeek - Brussels-Luxembourg - Etterbeek - Ottignies (weekdays, peak hours only)
Preceding station   NMBS/SNCB   Following station
S 8
toward Schaarbeek
S 81
weekdays
toward Ottignies

ReferencesEdit

Coordinates: 50°47′41″N 4°24′30″E / 50.7947°N 4.4082°E / 50.7947; 4.4082