Gent-Dampoort railway station

Gent-Dampoort is the second largest railway station in Ghent, East Flanders, Belgium. The station opened on 15 June 1861 on the Lines 58 and 59. The train services are operated by NMBS/SNCB.

Gent-Dampoort
SNCB logo.svg Railway Station
Station Gent-Dampoort - Foto 2.JPG
LocationOktrooiplein, Ghent
Coordinates51°3′20″N 3°44′27″E / 51.05556°N 3.74083°E / 51.05556; 3.74083Coordinates: 51°3′20″N 3°44′27″E / 51.05556°N 3.74083°E / 51.05556; 3.74083
Owned byNational Railway Company of Belgium
Line(s)58 and 59
Platformscentre platform
Tracks2 + 1 for passing trains
Other information
Station codeGDAM
History
Opened15 June 1861
Rebuilt1973
Electrified1970
Passengers
20091611376

The current building was built in 1973 by architects Dirk Servaes and Johan Beyne. The railway station is situated in the neighbourhood Dampoort in Ghent.

Train servicesEdit

The station is served by the following services:

  • Intercity services (IC-02) Ostend - Bruges - Ghent - Sint-Niklaas - Antwerpen
  • Intercity services (IC-04) Lille/Poperinge - Kortrijk - Ghent - Sint-Niklaas - Antwerp
  • Intercity services (IC-28) Ghent - Sint-Niklaas - Antwerp (weekdays)
  • Local services (L-05) Eeklo - Ghent - Oudenaarde - Ronse
  • Local services (L-05) Eeklo - Ghent - Oudenaarde - Kortrijk (weekdays)
Preceding station     National Railway Company of Belgium   Following station
toward Oostende
IC 02
toward Lille and Poperinge
IC 04
toward De Panne
IC 28
From Monday to Friday, except holidays
toward Eeklo
L 05
From Monday to Friday, except holidays
toward Ronse and Kortrijk
On weekends and holidays
toward Ronse

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