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.
Aalst railway station Wikipedia
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.
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