Gare de Godinne - Godinne - Belgique
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PaulLassiter
N 50° 20.930 E 004° 52.136
31U E 632964 N 5579086
Quick Description: [FR] Gare ferroviaire belge de la ligne 154, de Namur à Dinant. [EN] Belgian railway station on line 154, from Namur to Dinant.
Location: Namur, Belgium
Date Posted: 12/14/2020 10:54:42 AM
Waymark Code: WM13H24
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
Views: 1

Long Description:
[FR]

"La gare est mise en service en 1862 par la Compagnie du Nord - Belge, son bâtiment voyageurs d'origine est classé comme monument en 1989.

C'est une halte voyageurs de la Société nationale des chemins de fer belges (SNCB) desservie par des trains InterCity (IC), Omnibus (L) et d'Heure de pointe (P)

La station de Godinne est mise en service le 5 février 1862 par la Compagnie du Nord - Belge, lorsqu'elle ouvre à l'exploitation la section de Namur à Dinant. En 1864 Godinne est la quatrième station de la ligne qui rejoint la frontière et Givet en France. Elle dessert le village de Godinne, qui compte 693 habitants, à 17 kilomètres de Namur et 33 km de Givet. Quotidiennement il y a quatre trains pour Dinant et trois pour Givet, le temps de parcours entre Namur et Givet est d'environ 1 h 20.

Un bâtiment de gare est édifié par le Nord-Belge, comme presque toutes les gares secondaires de la Compagnie du Nord-Belge et celles, françaises, de la Compagnie du Nord, il reprend un plan type standard avec un corps central flanqué de deux ailes symétriques.

Le 24 octobre 1989, l'ancien bâtiment de la Compagnie du Nord - Belge est classé comme monument et son environnement est classé comme site."

[EN]

"The station was put into service in 1862 by the Compagnie du Nord - Belge, its original passenger building was listed as a monument in 1989.

It is a passenger stop of the Belgian National Railway Company (SNCB) served by InterCity (IC), Omnibus (L) and Rush Hour (P) trains.

The Godinne station was put into service on 5 February 1862 by the Compagnie du Nord - Belge, when it opened the Namur to Dinant section for operation. In 1864 Godinne was the fourth station of the line that reached the border and Givet in France. It served the village of Godinne, which had 693 inhabitants, 17 kilometres from Namur and 33 kilometres from Givet. Daily there are four trains to Dinant and three to Givet, the journey time between Namur and Givet is about 1 hour and 20 minutes.

A station building is built by the Nord-Belge, like almost all the secondary stations of the Compagnie du Nord-Belge and the French Compagnie du Nord, it has a standard layout with a central body flanked by two symmetrical wings.

On 24 October 1989, the former Compagnie du Nord - Belge building was classified as a monument and its surroundings were classified as a site."

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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?: Line 154, from Namur to Dinant: interCity (IC), Omnibus (L) and Rush Hour (P)

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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