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Aalst railway station

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Owned by  Infrabel
Opened  9 June 1853
Platforms in use  6
Station code  FLS
Owner  Infrabel
Aalst railway station
Location  Aalst, East Flanders Belgium
Operated by  National Railway Company of Belgium
Line(s)  50 (Brussels-Ghent) 82 (Aalst-Ronse)
Address  Onegem 5, 9340 Aalst, Belgium
Similar  Denderleeuw railway station, Jette railway station, Dendermonde, Vilvoorde railway station, Mechelen railway station

Station van Aalst (French: Gare d'Alost) is a railway station in the city of Aalst, East Flanders, Belgium. The station opened on 9 June 1853 and is located on lines 50 and 82. The train services are operated by National Railway Company of Belgium (NMBS).


The station originally opened on line 57 (Aalst - Dendermonde - Lokeren) with line 50 opening on 7 April 1855. On 1 June 1876 the station was connected with Zottegem on line 82 and on 12 October 1879 the line 61 to Antwerp opened. Aalst was disconnected from line 61 on 2 June 1957. The connection between Aalst and Dendermonde was closed on 31 May 1964.


The station has a buffet restaurant, baggage lockers and free cycle storage. There is a car park for paid parking. There are facilities for people of reduced mobility. There is a bus station on the Dokter André Sierensstraat.

Train services

The station is served by the following services:

  • Intercity services (IC-20) Ghent - Aalst - Brussels - Hasselt - Tongeren (weekdays)
  • Intercity services (IC-20) Ghent - Aalst - Brussels - Dendermonde - Lokeren (weekends)
  • Intercity services (IC-29) De Panne - Ghent - Aalst - Brussels - Brussels Airport - Leuven - Landen
  • Brussels RER services (S4) Aalst - Denderleeuw - Brussels-Luxembourg (- Etterbeek - Merode - Vilvoorde) (weekdays)
  • Brussels RER services (S6) Aalst - Denderleeuw - Geraardsbergen - Halle - Brussels - Schaarbeek (weekdays, peak hours only)
  • Brussels RER services (S10) Aalst - Denderleeuw - Brussels - Dendermonde
  • References

    Aalst railway station Wikipedia

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