During the Second World War, numerous trains were going through Ascq and members of the resistance would regularly commit acts of sabotage. On 1 April 1944, after such an act of sabotage, the Nazis killed 86 men. This event is known as the Ascq massacre.
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The Transpole bus 43 is serving the railway station.
The railway station hosts a little train museum in the trains garage (halle aux trains) animated by the AAATV association. It houses a steam locomotive 141 TC 51 and an electric locomotive BB 12004 restored among many other train materials.
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