Ieper railway station

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Ieper
SNCB logo.svg Railway Station
Break Station Ypres.JPG
Station statistics
Address Ypres
Coordinates 50°50′52″N 2°52′36″E / 50.84778°N 2.87667°E / 50.84778; 2.87667Coordinates: 50°50′52″N 2°52′36″E / 50.84778°N 2.87667°E / 50.84778; 2.87667
Line(s) Belgian railway line 69
Platforms 3 NMBS
Tracks 3 NMBS
Other information
Opened 1854
Electrified 3Kv DC overhead on NMBS.
Owned by National Railway Company of Belgium

Ieper railway station is located in Ypres (Dutch: Ieper) in Flanders, Belgium. The station was opened in 1854 during the reign of Leopold I of Belgium. It is located on the line from Kortrijk to Poperinge run by NMBS, Belgian railway line 69. Trains also run from Sint-Niklaas via Brussels.

In Flanders Fields[edit]

The station is near the Menin Gate and other places associated with the First World War with British and Commonwealth war graves located alongside the line from the Kortrijk direction, known as Railway Dugouts Burial Ground (Transport Farm) Commonwealth War Graves Commission Cemetery.