Namur railway station (Belgium)

Namur is the main railway station serving Namur, Belgium. The station is used by 18,600[1] people every day which makes it the eighth-busiest station in Belgium and the busiest in Wallonia.[1]

Namur
SNCB logo.svg Railway Station
Namur, treinstation 2007-05-01 10.22.JPG
LocationPlace de la Station
5000 Namur
Belgium
Coordinates50°28′09″N 4°51′45″E / 50.46913°N 4.86247°E / 50.46913; 4.86247Coordinates: 50°28′09″N 4°51′45″E / 50.46913°N 4.86247°E / 50.46913; 4.86247
Elevation90 m
Owned byInfrabel
Operated byNational Railway Company of Belgium
Line(s)125, 130, 154, 161, 162
Platforms6
Tracks11
Other information
Station codeFNR
History
Opened23 October 1843
Traffic
Passengers (2009)7.11 millions

HistoryEdit

 
Namur railway station in 1904

The station was served by a daily Thalys high-speed service to Paris between 1998 and 31 March 2015.[2]

Train servicesEdit

The station is served by the following services:

  • Intercity services (IC-16) Brussels - Namur - Arlon - Luxembourg
  • Intercity services (IC-17) Brussels Airport - Brussels-Luxembourg - Namur - Dinant (weekdays)
  • Intercity services (IC-17) Brussels - Namur - Dinant (weekends)
  • Intercity services (IC-18) Brussels - Namur - Liege (weekdays)
  • Intercity services (IC-19) Lille - Tournai - Saint-Ghislain - Mons - Charleroi - Namur
  • Intercity services (IC-25) Mons - Charleroi - Namur - Huy - Liege (weekdays)
  • Intercity services (IC-25) Mouscron - Tournai - Saint-Ghislain - Mons - Charleroi - Namur - Huy - Liege - Liers (weekends)
  • Local services (L-01) Namur - Huy - Liège
  • Local services (L-08) Ottignies - Gembloux - Namur
  • Local services (L-11) Namur - Dinant - Bertrix - Libramont
  • Local services (L-14) Ottignies - Fleurus - Charleroi - Tamines - Namur - Jambes
  • Local services (L-16) Namur - Assesse (- Ciney)
Preceding station   NMBS/SNCB   Following station
IC 16
toward Luxembourg
weekdays
IC 17
toward Dinant
weekends
IC 18
weekdays
IC 19Terminus
From Monday to Friday, except holidays
toward Mons
IC 25
From Monday to Friday, except holidays
On weekends and holidays
toward Mouscron
On weekends and holidays
toward Liers
TerminusL 01
toward Ottignies
L 08Terminus
TerminusL 11
toward Libramont
From Monday to Friday, except holidays
toward Ottignies
L 14
From Monday to Friday, except holidays
Terminus
Terminus
TerminusL 16
From Monday to Friday, except holidays
toward Assesse
On weekends and holidays
toward Ciney

In addition to the above services, additional peak time trains are scheduled on weekdays (mornings and end of afternoons).

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b lavenir.net (20 November 2013). "Bruxelles-Midi est la gare la plus fréquentée du pays, Namur 1re wallonne" (in French).
  2. ^ Dries De Smet (31 March 2015). "Thalys doet laatste keer Oostende en Namen aan" [Thalys stops at Ostend and Namur for the last time]. De Standaard (in Dutch).

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