Acute danger of collapse at Tienen station: city orders NMBS to guarantee stability

Acute danger of collapse at Tienen station: city orders NMBS to guarantee stability

Tiens mayor Katrien Partyka (Team Tienen) has now really had it with the dilapidated station building in Tienen. In a bailiff’s writ, she ordered NMBS to carry out stability works on the building within seven working days. A stability study has shown that there is an immediate risk of collapse and that stabilizing works must … Read more

Where can you park your bicycle and which wagon has air conditioning? NMBS journey planner now also shows train composition

Where can you park your bicycle and which wagon has air conditioning?  NMBS journey planner now also shows train composition

public transport From Friday, train passengers can see the composition of a train via the journey planner on the NMBS website. This way they know where the bicycle or first class carriage is located and whether their train is equipped with air conditioning, NMBS reports in a press release. The new function is currently only … Read more

Mystery Gutter Installation in Antwerp Metro Causes Confusion and Flooding Concerns

Mystery Gutter Installation in Antwerp Metro Causes Confusion and Flooding Concerns

Antwerp – Anyone who has passed the passage from the Diamant metro station to Central Station in recent days could see that a gutter was placed above one of the escalators to catch the water from a leak. Who installed the gutter remains a mystery for now. Neither the NBMS nor De Lijn know how … Read more

Power Outage in Zaventem Leaves 500 Families Without Electricity and Halts Train Traffic

Power Outage in Zaventem Leaves 500 Families Without Electricity and Halts Train Traffic

© MARC HERREMANS – MEDIAHUIS Due to a power outage, around 500 families in Zaventem are without electricity. The airport is safe. Train traffic between Brussels and Leuven has also come to a complete standstill. Source: BELGA Today at 3:39 PM Since 3 p.m., part of the municipality of Zaventem has been without power due … Read more

Older people’s organizations criticize possible NMBS fare changes: “Long routes will become more expensive”

Older people’s organizations criticize possible NMBS fare changes: “Long routes will become more expensive”

Public transport With the new rates of the NMBS, train tickets for people over 65 will become more expensive, senior citizen organizations fear. That’s what De Morgen reported. Last year, new rates for people over 65 were discussed in the railway’s new management contract. From next year, they may no longer be able to buy … Read more

Train passengers stranded for hours due to technical defect between Brussels and Amsterdam

Train passengers stranded for hours due to technical defect between Brussels and Amsterdam

ANPTer illustration NOS Nieuws•vandaag, 01:03 Train passengers who were on their way from Brussels to Amsterdam last night were detained for hours. The train came to a standstill due to a technical defect near Antwerp, reports the VRT. There were about five hundred people on board. According to a spokesman for the Belgian railway company … Read more

Chaos at Harry Styles Concert: Long Queues for Shuttle Buses

Chaos at Harry Styles Concert: Long Queues for Shuttle Buses

The exodus after the Harry Styles concert in Werchter on Saturday proved to be a challenging experience for concertgoers. Many attendees had to endure hours of queuing for a place in the shuttle buses, causing frustration and inconvenience. Numerous complaints were posted on social media platforms, highlighting the long waiting times. One Facebook user shared … Read more

The sale of wooden benches from Brussels-North has stopped

The sale of wooden benches from Brussels-North has stopped

RotorDC, which removed the wooden benches in Brussels North station and put them up for sale at the request of the NMBS, suspended the sale for a while. The company awaits the public debate and says it is not too late to bring the banks back. Rotor Deconstruction, a Brussels cooperative that recovers building materials … Read more

This is how the action day goes: nuisance on public transport, shortened and abolished VRT programs

This is how the action day goes: nuisance on public transport, shortened and abolished VRT programs

The National Strike Day is felt in many ways. The VRT has a limited offer on radio and television and public transport is severely disrupted. The action day is hardly noticeable on the road. – Less news On the radio stations of the public broadcaster, the morning block started at 7 o’clock, an hour later … Read more