Stockel metro station

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Stockel/Stokkel metro station)
Jump to: navigation, search
Brussels Metro Logo.svg
Stockel train cropped.jpg
Coordinates 50°50′29″N 4°27′52″E / 50.84139°N 4.46444°E / 50.84139; 4.46444Coordinates: 50°50′29″N 4°27′52″E / 50.84139°N 4.46444°E / 50.84139; 4.46444
Owned by STIB/MIVB
Opened 1988
Preceding station   Brussels Metro   Following station
Line 1 Terminus

Stockel metro station (Dutch: Stokkel) is the eastern terminus of line 1 (formerly line 1B) on the Brussels Metro. The station opened on 31 August 1988 and is located in the municipality of Sint-Pieters-Woluwe/Woluwe-Saint-Pierre.

Art in the station[edit]

Murals on the walls across each of the tracks from the single island platform illustrate more than 140 characters from Hergé's comic The Adventures of Tintin. The sketches for the work were made by the artist himself, just before his death. The figures were drawn by Studio Hergé.[1]


Next to the subway station there is a shopping mall named "Stockel Square" where you can find various shops including clothing, jewellery, food,... and in front of the station there is also a movie theatre "Le New Stockel".

External links[edit]

Media related to Stokkel/Stockel metro station at Wikimedia Commons

  1. ^