Etterbeek railway station

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Etterbeek
SNCB logo.svg Railway Station
Etterbeek-station.JPG
Location General Jacques Bd
Coordinates 50°49′20″N 4°23′22″E / 50.82222°N 4.38944°E / 50.82222; 4.38944Coordinates: 50°49′20″N 4°23′22″E / 50.82222°N 4.38944°E / 50.82222; 4.38944
Owned by National Railway Company of Belgium
Line(s) 161, 26
Platforms 4
Other information
Station code MTB
Fare zone Brussels
History
Opened 1880
Closed 1992 (goods)
Gare d'Etterbeek with view to tracks

Etterbeek railway station (Dutch: Station Etterbeek, French: Gare d'Etterbeek) is a railway station in Brussels, Belgium operated by SNCB. The station is named after the municipality of Etterbeek though it is located in the neighbouring municipality of Ixelles, at the Couronne/Kroon crossroad on the greater ring. It first opened in 1880, and was as of 2007 the 29th most used railway station in Belgium, 5,565 passengers per day.[1][not in citation given] In 2014 the station was used by 4,766 passengers on weekdays.

The Etterbeek railway station is located on the line 161 Brussels - Namur, between the stations Mouterij and Watermael. Some trains from line 26 also call at this station between Delta and Boondael.[2]

Train services[edit]

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

  • Intercity services (IC-17) Brussels Airport - Brussels-Luxembourg - Namur - Dinant (weekdays)
  • Intercity services (IC-17) Brussels - Namur - Dinant (weekends)
  • Intercity services (IC-18) Brussels - Namur - Liege (weekdays)
  • Intercity services (IC-27) Brussels Airport - Brussels-Luxembourg - Nivelles - Charleroi (weekdays)
  • Brussels RER services (S4) Vilvoorde - Merode - Etterbeek - Brussels-Luxembourg - Denderleeuw - Aalst (weekdays, peak hours only)
  • Brussels RER services (S5) Mechelen - Brussels-Luxembourg - Etterbeek - Halle - Enghien (- Geraardsbergen) (weekdays)
  • Brussels RER services (S8) Brussels - Etterbeek - Ottignies - Louvain-le-Neuve
  • Brussels RER services (S9) Leuven - Brussels-Luxembourg - Etterbeek - Braine-l'Alleud (weekdays, peak hours only)
  • Brussels RER services (S81) Schaarbeek - Brussels-Luxembourg - Etterbeek - Ottignies (weekdays, peak hours only)
Preceding station   NMBS/SNCB   Following station
weekdays
IC 17
toward Dinant
weekends
IC 18
weekdays
IC 27
weekdays
toward Aalst
S 4
weekdays
toward Vilvoorde
toward Mechelen
S 5
weekdays
toward Enghien
S 8
toward Leuven
S 9
weekdays
toward Schaarbeek
S 81
weekdays
toward Ottignies

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NMBS Passenger numbers 2007" (PDF) (in Dutch and French). [dead link]
  2. ^ "Etterbeek". Chemins de fer belges (unofficial).