Gare de Soignies - Soignies - Belgique
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PaulLassiter
N 50° 34.388 E 004° 04.151
31U E 575709 N 5602903
Quick Description: [FR] Gare ferroviaire belge de la ligne 96, de Bruxelles-Midi à Quévy (frontière française). [EN] Belgian railway station on line 96, from Brussels-Midi to Quévy, French border.
Location: Hainaut, Belgium
Date Posted: 1/20/2021 11:06:39 AM
Waymark Code: WM13P3W
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
Views: 1

Long Description:
[FR]

"Établie à 91 mètres d'altitude, la gare de Soignies est située au point kilométrique (PK) 35,558 de la ligne 96, de Bruxelles-Midi à Quévy (frontière), entre les gares de Braine-le-Comte et de Neufvilles.

Ancienne gare de bifurcation, Soignies est également, l'aboutissement au PK 13,6 de la ligne 114, de Houdeng-Goegnies à Soignies.

Gare SNCB, elle dispose d'un bâtiment voyageurs, avec guichets, ouvert tous les jours. Des aménagements, équipements et services sont à la disposition des personnes à la mobilité réduite. Elle est équipée d'automates pour l'achat de titres de transport. Un buffet est installé en gare.

Un souterrain permet la traversée des voies et le passage d'un quai à l'autre.

Soignies est desservie par des trains InterCity (IC), Omnibus (L) et d’Heure de pointe (P) de la SNCB, qui effectuent des missions sur la ligne commerciale 96, Bruxelles - Quévy.

La gare de Soignies est desservie en semaine par trois relations cadencées à l'heure :

- des trains IC de Mons à Bruxelles-Aéroport-Zaventem ;
- des trains IC entre Quiévrain et Liège-Guillemins via Bruxelles, Louvain et Landen ;
- des trains L entre Jurbise et Braine-le-Comte."

[EN]

Established at an altitude of 91 metres, Soignies station is located at kilometre point (PK) 35.558 of line 96, from Brussels-Midi to Quévy (border), between Braine-le-Comte and Neufvilles stations.

Soignies, a former branch station, is also the terminus at PK 13.6 of line 114, from Houdeng-Goegnies to Soignies.

It has a passenger building with ticket offices, open every day. Facilities, equipment and services are available for people with reduced mobility. It is equipped with automatic ticket machines for the purchase of transport tickets. There is a buffet in the station.

There is an underground passage for crossing the tracks and moving from one platform to another.

Soignies is served by InterCity (IC), Omnibus (L) and Rush Hour (P) trains of the SNCB, which operate on the commercial line 96, Brussels-Quévy.

Soignies station is served during the week by three hourly connections:

- IC trains from Mons to Brussels-Airport-Zaventem ;
- IC trains between Quiévrain and Liège-Guillemins via Brussels, Louvain and Landen;
- L trains between Jurbise and Braine-le-Comte."

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Is the station/depot currently used for railroad purposes?: Yes

Is the station/depot open to the public?: Yes

What rail lines does/did the station/depot serve?: Soignies is served by SNCB InterCity (IC), Omnibus (L) and Rush Hour (P) trains, which operate on the commercial line 96, Brussels-Quévy .

Station/Depot Web Site: [Web Link]

If the station/depot is not being used for railroad purposes, what is it currently used for?: Not listed

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