Porte de Hal metro station

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(STIB-MIVB) Panneau Porte de Hal.png
Metro Brussel line 2 Hallepoort, no face.jpg
Platforms of line 2 in Hallepoort/Porte de Hal station, Brussels metro.
Location Saint-Gilles, Belgium
Coordinates 50°50′01″N 4°20′36″E / 50.83361°N 4.34333°E / 50.83361; 4.34333Coordinates: 50°50′01″N 4°20′36″E / 50.83361°N 4.34333°E / 50.83361; 4.34333
Owned by STIB/MIVB
  Line 3
  Line 4
Platform levels 2
Rebuilt 1988
Preceding station   Brussels Metro   Following station
Line 2
Line 6

The Porte de Hal/Hallepoort metro station is a double Brussels metro/premetro station; one station on the southern segment of metro line 2/6 and one premetro station on the North-South axis. The metro station opened on 2 October 1988 and the premetro station opened on 3 December 1993 (the metro operates one level below the premetro lines).

It is located under the small ring in the municipality of Saint-Gilles / Sint-Gillis, next to the 14th century city gate of Porte de Hal / Hallepoort. The station contains several artworks by François Schuiten of metro trains and futuristic cityscapes, includes some views of the medieval Porte de Hal city gate amongst skyscrapers. The station is one stop or about 10 minutes walk from Brussels-South Railway Station.

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Media related to Hallepoort/Porte de Hal metro station at Wikimedia Commons