Connecting Europe

During the last years, the European quarter has been the subject of an aesthetic and functional makeover. The functional change in railway land was the construction of the Schuman – Josaphat rail link and the upgrade of Brussels-Schuman station into a multimodal hub. The functional upgrade was used to give the station an aesthetic makeover, making it more attractive to rail and subway passengers. It’s … Continue reading Connecting Europe

Very soon: end of the EuroCity trains

After almost 29 years, the Belgian EuroCity trains will ride a last time on April 4th 2016. On May 31st 1987, the EuroCity network was established as a successor for the TEE network. The EC-trains also contained 2nd class coaches – compared to their first class only predecessors. In order to be labeled EuroCity, the trains need to respond to a certain number of quality … Continue reading Very soon: end of the EuroCity trains