Eddy Merckx metro station

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(STIB-MIVB) Panneau Eddy Merckx.png
EddyMerckxHourRecordBike.jpg
Eddy Merckx's one-hour record bicycle is on display in the station
Location Josse Leemans, Anderlecht
Coordinates 50°49′00″N 4°16′51″E / 50.81667°N 4.28083°E / 50.81667; 4.28083Coordinates: 50°49′00″N 4°16′51″E / 50.81667°N 4.28083°E / 50.81667; 4.28083
Owned by STIB/MIVB
History
Opened 2003
Services
Preceding station   Brussels Metro   Following station
Terminus
Line 5

Eddy Merckx is a Metro station on the western branch of Line 5 of the Brussels Metro. It is named after Belgian cyclist Eddy Merckx, five-time winner of the Tour de France.

The station opened on 15 September 2003 as part of an extension between Bizet and Erasme/Erasmus stations. It is decorated with objects commemorating Merckx, including, displayed in a glass cabinet on the station platform, the bicycle on which he set the hour record in 1972.