Belgian railway line 162

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Belgian railway line 162
Express Vauban.jpg
Express Vauban in Florée in 2011
Overview
Status Operational
Locale Belgium
Termini Namur railway station
Luxembourg border near Arlon
Operation
Opened 1858-1859
Operator(s) National Railway Company of Belgium
Technical
Line length 147 km (91 mi)
Number of tracks double track
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge
Electrification 3 kV DC
Route map

Belgian Railway Line 162.png

km
Line from Brussels
Line from Charleroi
0.0 Namur
Line to Liège
River Meuse
to Dinant
2.1 Jambes-Est
5.0 Dave-Saint-Martin
7.8 Naninne
10.9 Sart-Bernard
14.0 Courrière
16.7 Assesse
18.3 Florée
20.5 Natoye
from Yvoir
29.0 Ciney
32.0 Leignon
32.9 Chapois
39.1 Haversin
48.9 Aye
from Liège
51.2 Marloie
57.6 Jemelle
60.0 Forrières
65.9 Grupont
76.2 Poix-Saint-Hubert
from Bertrix
89.7 Libramont
to Bastogne
98.5 Neufchâteau
114.8 Marbehan
freight line to Virton
121.6 Habay
132.7 Stockem
134.0 Viville
135.8 Arlon
to Athus
146.8
18.8
Border Belgium / Luxembourg
Line to Luxembourg

The Belgian railway line 162 is a railway line in Belgium connecting Namur to the Luxembourg border at Sterpenich (Arlon). Completed in 1859, the line runs 146.8 km.[1] Together with the Belgian railway line 161 (Brussels – Namur) and the CFL Line 50 (Sterpenich – Luxembourg (city)), it forms the important rail link between Brussels and Luxembourg.

Stations[edit]

The main interchange stations on line 162 are:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ligne 162: Namur - Frontière luxembourgeoise". BelRail.be (in French). 9 August 2007.