Brussels Central Station

Brussels Central Station (French: Gare de Bruxelles-Central, Dutch: Station Brussel-Centraal), officially Brussels Central (French: Bruxelles-Central, Dutch: Brussel-Centraal), is a railway and metro station in central Brussels, Belgium. It is the second busiest railway station in Belgium[1] and one of three principal 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 hubs.

Brussels Central
1 5
Railway Station
Main hall of Brussels-Central railway station
LocationCarrefour de l'Europe / Europakruispunt 2
B-1000 City of Brussels, Brussels-Capital Region
Coordinates50°50′44″N 4°21′25″E
Owned bySNCB/NMBS
Operated bySNCB/NMBS
Line(s)North–South connection
Platforms3 (central)
Tracks6
Connections
  Line 1
  Line 5
Construction
ArchitectVictor Horta, Maxime Brunfaut
Architectural styleModernism
Other information
Station codeFBCL
WebsiteOfficial website
History
Opened4 October 1952 (1952-10-04)
Services
InterCity (IC), Tourist (ICT), Peak Hour (P), RER/GEN (S)
Location
Brussels Central
Location within Brussels

Brussels Central is connected to the 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 (STIB/MIVB).


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