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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)
Website  http://www.belgianrail.be/en/stations-and-train/search-a-station/9/aalst.aspx
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).

Contents

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.

Facilities

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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