Janson (Charleroi Metro)

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Janson
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Station statistics
Coordinates 50°24′47″N 4°27′07″E / 50.41306°N 4.45194°E / 50.41306; 4.45194Coordinates: 50°24′47″N 4°27′07″E / 50.41306°N 4.45194°E / 50.41306; 4.45194
Levels 2
Platforms Central
Tracks 2
Parking No
Other information
Opened 30 August 1996
Services
Preceding station   Charleroi Metro   Following station
One-way operation
Line M1
toward Anderlues
One-way operation
Line M2
toward Anderlues
One-way operation
Line M4
toward Soleilmont

Janson is a Charleroi Metro station, located in downtown Charleroi, in fare zone 1. It is an underground station featuring a central platform, with street access at both ends.

Interior decoration, designed by architect Jean Yernaux, is themed around the Belgian comics characters from Dupuis Publishing, a well-known Belgian comics publishing company based in Marcinelle (part of the Charleroi municipality).

The station and the nearby Paul Janson Boulevard are named after Belgian politician Paul Janson.

Nearby points of interest[edit]

  • CHU de Charleroi / Hôpital Civil hospital.

Transfers[edit]

TEC Charleroi bus lines 52, 71, 74, 86, 154, 158, E, City-Bus.