Brussels-Central railway station

railway/metro station in Brussels, Belgium

Brussels-Central railway station (French: Gare de Bruxelles-Central, Dutch: Station Brussel-Centraal)[a] is a railway and metro station in central Brussels, Belgium. It is the second busiest railway station in Belgium[1] and one of three main railway stations in Brussels, together with Brussels-South and Brussels-North. First completed in 1952 after protracted delays caused by economic difficulties and World War II, it is the newest of Brussels' main rail stations.

Brussels-Central
Railway Station
Main hall of Brussels-Central railway station
General information
LocationCarrefour de l'Europe / Europakruispunt 2
B-1000 City of Brussels, Brussels-Capital Region
Belgium
Coordinates50°50′44″N 4°21′25″E / 50.84556°N 4.35694°E / 50.84556; 4.35694
Owned bySNCB/NMBS
Operated bySNCB/NMBS
Line(s)North–South connection
Platforms3 (island)
Tracks6
ConnectionsBrussels Metro Brussels Metro: Template:Ligne STIB Template:Ligne STIB (at metro station)
Construction
ArchitectVictor Horta, Maxime Brunfaut
Architectural styleModernism
Other information
Station codeFBCL
WebsiteOfficial website
History
Opened4 October 1952; 71 years ago (1952-10-04)
Map
Location
Brussels-Central is located in Belgium
Brussels-Central
Brussels-Central
Location within Belgium
Brussels-Central is located in Europe
Brussels-Central
Brussels-Central
Brussels-Central (Europe)

Brussels-Central is connected to the rapid transit Gare Centrale/Centraal Station station on lines 1 and 5 of the Brussels Metro system, and serves as an important node of the Brussels Intercommunal Transport Company.

  1. Officially Brussels-Central (French: Bruxelles-Central, Dutch: Brussel-Centraal)

References

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  1. "Gares : Bruxelles-Centrale en tête". La Libre. 10 June 2010. Retrieved 15 June 2011.