Beekkant metro station

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Beekkant
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Station statistics
Coordinates 50°51′13″N 4°19′22″E / 50.85361°N 4.32278°E / 50.85361; 4.32278Coordinates: 50°51′13″N 4°19′22″E / 50.85361°N 4.32278°E / 50.85361; 4.32278
Other information
Opened 1981
Owned by STIB/MIVB
Services
Preceding station   Brussels Metro   Following station
Terminus
Line 1
Line 2
Line 5
Line 6

Beekkant Metro Station on the west-side the Brussels is served by lines 1, 2, 5 & 6 of the Brussels Metro. The station is located in the borough of Sint-Jans-Molenbeek, running parallel to a railway used for freight trains and in 2010 again as suburban railway line of the future Brussels RER. It opened on 8 May 1981.

Beekkant station was for a year, until October 1982, the western terminus of the Brussels Metro line 1.

History[edit]

At Beekant till 3 April 2009:

The trains of the line 1A came from the east change sense and they continued their route towads Roi Baudoin

The trains of the line 1B came from east and thy continued their route towards Erasme

But a Beekant after 4 Apil 2009:

The trains of the line 1 from the east continue their route towards the West Station and Stockel

The trains of the line 5 from the east conyinue their route towrds Erasme and Herrnamm-Debroux

The trains of the line 2 from the West Station continue their route towards Simonis

The trains of the line 6 from the West Station continue their route towards Roi Baudoin

The trains of the lines 2 and 6 towards the West Station continue their route towards Elizabeth

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