Belgium

A full-size mock-up of the next generation of rolling stock for the Brussels metro has gone on public display as part of the WeAreMobility exhibition, which is being held alongside…
THALYS announced on December 22 that ridership on its services will exceed seven million in 2017, the first time in the operator’s 20-year history that passenger numbers have reached this…
THE board of Belgium’s infrastructure manger Infrabel has approved additional investment of €1.15bn for the period 2018-2031 on top of the €4.3bn in the 2017-2020 plan which will enable the…
TWO staff members from Belgian infrastructure manager Infrabel have been killed by a runaway passenger train while two others were severely injured in the incident which occurred at Morlanwelz on…
THE board of Belgian National Railways (SNCB) has approved a €3.2bn investment programme for 2018-2022, which will be implemented with the three core aims of improving services, the quality of…
THE Belgian city of Antwerp has announced plans to pilot Mobility as a Service (MaaS), which brings public transport, taxis, bike hire, and car sharing together in a single subscription-based…
A test train transporting beer from a brewery in Jupille near Liège to a distribution centre at Ninove near Brussels arrived at its destination on June 13.
THE board of Belgian light rail operator De Lijn has approved an order for up to 146 CAF Urbos 100 low-floor LRVs following an appeal by Bombardier and subsequent re-evaluation…
SIGNIFICANT changes were made to the tram network in Antwerp on June 3 with the opening of an extension in the north of the city and a new tunnel in…
THE first e320 train arrived in Brussels on May 23 on a preview trip from London ahead of the entry of these trains on the London - Brussels route on…
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