Vilvoorde railway station

Vilvoorde is a railway station in the town of Vilvoorde, Flemish Brabant, Belgium. The station opened on 5 May 1835 on the country's first railway, from Brussels to Mechelen; later to become Lines 25 and 27. Train services are operated by National Railway Company of Belgium (NMBS).

Vilvoorde
SNCB logo.svg Railway Station
Voorkant-station-vilvoorde.jpg
LocationVilvoorde, Flemish Brabant, Belgium
Coordinates50°55′27″N 4°29′59″E / 50.92417°N 4.49972°E / 50.92417; 4.49972Coordinates: 50°55′27″N 4°29′59″E / 50.92417°N 4.49972°E / 50.92417; 4.49972
Owned byNational Railway Company of Belgium
Line(s)25, 27, 26
Platforms6
Tracks9
History
Opened1 June 1865

As of 2017, the dilapidated quays and platforms are being renovated, the station building having been renovated a few years before.

Train servicesEdit

The station is served by the following services:

  • Intercity services (IC-11) Binche - Braine-le-Comte - Halle - Brussels - Mechelen - Turnhout (weekdays)
  • Intercity services (IC-22) Essen - Antwerp - Mechelen - Brussels (weekdays)
  • Intercity services (IC-22) Antwerp - Mechelen - Brussels - Halle - Braine-le-Comte - Binche (weekends)
  • Intercity services (IC-31) Antwerp - Mechelen - Brussels (weekdays)
  • Intercity services (IC-31) Antwerp - Mechelen - Brussels - Nivelles - Charleroi (weekends)
  • Brussels GEN/RER services (S1) Antwerp - Mechelen - Brussels - Waterloo - Nivelles (weekdays)
  • Brussels GEN/RER services (S1) Antwerp - Mechelen - Brussels (weekends)
  • Brussels GEN/RER services (S4) Vilvoorde - Merode - Etterbeek - Brussels-Luxembourg - Denderleeuw - Aalst (weekdays, peak hours only)
  • Brussels GEN/RER services (S5) Mechelen - Brussels-Luxembourg - Etterbeek - Halle - Enghien (- Geraardsbergen) (weekdays)
  • Brussels GEN/RER services (S7) Mechelen - Merode - Halle (weekdays)
Preceding station     National Railway Company of Belgium   Following station
toward Binche
IC 11
toward Turnhout
From Monday to Friday, except holidays
toward Essen
IC 22
From Monday to Friday, except holidays
On weekends and holidays
On weekends and holidays
toward Binche
From Monday to Friday, except holidays
IC 31
From Monday to Friday, except holidays
On weekends and holidays
On weekends and holidays
S 1
weekdays
toward Nivelles
S 1
weekdays
toward Nivelles
S 1
weekends
TerminusS 4
weekdays
toward Aalst
toward Mechelen
S 5
weekdays
toward Enghien
toward Mechelen
S 7
weekdays
toward Halle

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