Simonis metro station

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Simonis
Simonis metro station entrance.jpg
Coordinates 50°51′47″N 4°19′50″E / 50.86306°N 4.33056°E / 50.86306; 4.33056Coordinates: 50°51′47″N 4°19′50″E / 50.86306°N 4.33056°E / 50.86306; 4.33056
Owned by STIB/MIVB
History
Opened 1982
Services
Preceding station   NMBS/SNCB   Following station
toward Dendermonde
RER D
toward Aalst
Preceding station   Brussels Metro   Following station
  Leopold II  
toward Simonis (Elisabeth)
Line 2 Terminus
Line 6
  Elisabeth  
Terminus Line 2
toward Simonis (Leopold II)
Line 6

The Simonis Metro Station is a station on the Brussels Metro serving lines 2 and 6 via two different levels called Elisabeth and Leopold II. It opened on 6 October 1982 and is situated at the end of Boulevard Léopold II. It is close to Elizabeth Park and the Basilica of the Sacred Heart. The station was named after the Belgian sculptor Eugène Simonis.On the 5 November 2013 the levels changed their name.Simonis(Léopold II) is today called Simonis and Siminis(Elizabeth) is today called Elizabeth

Since December 2009, it is also served by NMBS/SNCB local rail services[1] on line 28. The line runs from Brussels-South to Schaerbeek, but currently the trains stopping at Simonis go between Brussels West and Dendermonde. The opening of the line forms part of the ongoing effort to develop the Brussels Regional Express Network.

Train services[edit]

The station is served by the following service(s):

  • Local services (RER-D) Aalst - Denderleeuw - Jette - Brussels - Jette - Dendermonde

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NMBS en Infrabel openen twee nieuwe stations in Brussel" (in Dutch). treinreiziger.nl. 2009-12-10. Retrieved 2012-12-07. 

External links[edit]

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