Belgian railway line 50A

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Belgian railway line 50A
Status Operational
Locale Belgium
Termini Brussels-South railway station
Ostend railway station
Opening 1838-1933
Operator(s) National Railway Company of Belgium
Line length 114 km (71 mi)
No. of tracks double track
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge
Electrification 3 kV DC
Route map

The Belgian railway line 50A is a railway line in Belgium connecting Brussels with Ostend through Ghent and Bruges. The section between Ghent and Ostend was completed in 1838. The section between Ghent and Brussels was opened between 1923 and 1933, offering a faster connection than the existing line 50. The total length of the line is 114.3 km.[1]


The main interchange stations on line 50A are:

Brugge Centraal with NMBS InterCity train.