Cap 1 :   Antwerpen - Hoogstraten - Turnhout

Trackwidth: 1067 mm (until 1919)
Trackwidth: 1000 mm (after 1919)
Operation by : (begin-1920 AMDB)  
(1920-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
1,5 Antwerpen Zurenborg - Antwerpen Turnhoutse poort 1886 - 15.3.1926 1935 1935

Length
km
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Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
1,5 Antwerpen Rooseveltplein - Antwerpen Turnhoutse poort 1) 3.6.1935 - 1) 3.6.1935 26.5.1962 26.5.1962
2,2 Antwerpen Turnhoutse poort - Deurne 15.8.1885 - 7.6.1926 16.3.1937 16.3.1937
1,3 Antwerpen Turnhoutse poort - Borgerhout (2nd route) see cap.31 - - - -
1,3 Borgerhout - Deurne (2nd route) 1.5.1925 - 7.6.1926 26.5.1962 26.5.1962
5,0 Deurne - Wijnegem kanaal 15.8.1885 - 7.6.1926 26.5.1962 26.5.1962
4,0 Wijnegem kanaal - Schilde 20.9.1885 - 7.6.1926 26.5.1962 26.5.1962
13,0 Schilde - Oostmalle 20.9.1885 - 28.4.1941 26.5.1962 26.5.1962
11,8 Oostmalle - Hoogstraten 20.9.1885 - - 31.8.1949 31.8.1949

1)   this part of the line existed earlier as part of the city tram Antwerpen.
2)   From 1887 until 1912 there was a siding from Rijkevorsel vaart to Merksplas Kolonie. Later this was incorporated in capital 84.

Length
km
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Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
14,4 Oostmalle - Turnhout 18.8.1886 - 2.8.1941 31.8.1960 31.8.1960
Total length: 54,5 km

Cap 2 :   Oostende - Nieuwpoort - Veurne

Trackwidth: 1000 mm operation by : (begin-1905 CGVE)   (1905-1927 OB)   (1927-1955 SELVOP)   (1956-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
1,1 Oostende Feysplein - Oostende Klein Parijs 13.7.1885 ? - 24.2.1919 24.7.1923 13.3.1955 1.2.1952
1,1 Oostende Klein Parijs - Mariakerke Ruslandstraat 13.7.1885 ? - 24.2.1919 24.7.1923 13.3.1955 1.2.1952
0,7 Mariakerke Ruslandstraat - Mariakerke dorp 13.7.1885 ? - 24.2.1919 9.11.1932 13.3.1955 1.2.1952
5,4 Mariakerk dorp - Middelkerke dorp 13.7.1885 ? - 8.3.1919
18.11.1944 - ?
- ? 1.2.1952
2,2 Middelkerke dorp - Krokodil 15.7.1885 ? - 10.5.1919
18.11.1944 - ?
- ? 1.2.1952
2,4 Krokodil - Westende dorp 15.7.1885 ? - 28.5.1919
18.11.1944 - ?
- ? 1.2.1952
1,5 Westende dorp - Lombardsijde dorp 15.7.1885 ? - 21.6.1919
18.11.1944 - ?
- ? 1.2.1952
1,6 Lombardsijde dorp - Nieuwpoort Palingbrug 15.7.1885 ? - 26.7.1919 1.7.1928 17.5.2019 1.2.1952
2,1 Nieuwpoort Palingbrug - Nieuwpoort stad 15.7.1885 ? - 23.8.1919 1.7.1928 in use 1.2.1952
1,6 Nieuwpoort stad - Groenendijk dorp 22.7.1886 ? - 23.8.1919
16.11.1940 -
- ? 1.2.1952
3,2 Groenendijk dorp - Oostduinkerke dorp 22.7.1886 ? - 23.8.1919
16.11.1940 -
- ? 1.2.1952
2,6 Oostduinkerke dorp - Koksijde dorp 22.7.1886 ? - 23.8.1919
9.1944 - ?
? ? 1.2.1952
3,8 Koksijde dorp - Veurne 22.7.1886 ? - 23.8.1919
12.5.1941 -
16.7.1929 ? ?

Length
km
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Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
1,1 Nieuwpoort stad - Nieuwpoort bad (3-rail) 5.1889 ? - 19.9.1921 1.7.1928 in use 1.2.1952
1,4 Nieuwpoort bad - Groenendijk bad 31.5.1903 ? - 19.9.1921 1.7.1928 in use 1.2.1952
1,1 Groenendijk bad - Groenendijk dorp 31.5.1903 - - 1914-1918 1914-1918

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
2,7 Nieuwpoort bad - Oostduinkerke bad 11.7.1926 - 1.7.1928 in use 1.2.1952
3,1 Oostduinkerke bad - Koksijde bad 11.7.1926 - 1.7.1928 in use 1.2.1952

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
2,0 Oostduinkerke bad - Oostduinkerke dorp 8.6.1930 9.1944 - ? 8.6.1930 ? 1.2.1952
Total length: 40,7 km

Cap 3 :   Andenne - Eghezee

Trackwidth: 1000 mm operation by : (begin-1913 CN)   (1913-1929 MOSANE)   (1929-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
0.5 Andenne - Seilles 18.10.1886 1917 - 7.9.1919 - 2.10.1955 1.6.1959
8,6 Seilles - Bierwart 18.10.1886 1917 - 7.9.1919 - 2.10.1955 1.6.1959
4,5 Bierwart - Forville 18.10.1886 1917 - 21.9.1919 - 2.10.1955 1.6.1959
6,8 Forville - Eghezée 18.10.1886 1917 - 7.3.1920 - 2.10.1955 1.12.1959
Total length: 20,4 km

Cap 4 :   Melreux - La Roche

Trackwidth: 1000 mm operation by : (begin-1921 TLB)   (1921-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
2,0 Melreux - Hotton 9.10.1886 3.1918 - 6.1940
19.12.1944 - 5.1945
- 1.10.1959 1.10.1959
16,6 Hotton - La Roche 9.10.1886 3.1918 - 6.1940
19.12.1944 - 5.1945
- 1.10.1959 1.10.1959
Total length: 18,6 km

Cap 5 :   Poix - St.Hubert - Freux

Trackwidth: 1000 mm operation by : (begin-1901 TLB)   (1901-1911 Renkin)   (1911-19.. HB)   (19..-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
6,5 Poix - St.Hubert 1.10.1886 - - 1.11.1959 1.11.1959
9,1 St.Hubert - Freux 1923 - - 7.10.1951 12.7.1954
Total length: 15,6 km

Cap 6 :   Tielt - Aalter

Trackwidth: 1000 mm operation by : (begin-1902 LS)   (1902-19.. CFP)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
2,0 Aalter kanaal - Aalter Station 1.10.1887 13.10.1914 - 24.11.1914
16.3.1916 - 1.6.1919
- 5.1.1943 5.1.1943
7,3 Aalter station - Ruislede 7.12.1886 13.10.1914 - 24.11.1914
16.3.1916 - 1.6.1919
- 5.1.1943 5.1.1943
7,3 Ruislede - Tielt Markt 7.12.1886 13.10.1914 - 24.11.1914
16.3.1916 - 1.6.1919
5.1.1943 - ?
- 8.8.1953 28.12.1953
1,2 Tielt Markt - Tielt station (1) 17.7.1899 30.9.1914 - ?
5.1.1943 - ?
- 8.8.1953 28.12.1953
(1)   Also operated with horse tram
Total length: 17,8 km

Cap 7 :   Oostende - Blankenberge - Heist

Trackwidth: 1000 mm operation by : (begin-1927 OB)   (1927-1955 OB)   (1956-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
0,7 Oostende Feysplein - Oostende station (city tram) 7.1897 1.9.1918 - 15.5.1921 15.5.1909 in use ?
0,6 Oostende station - Oostende bridge harbour (city tram) 7.1897 1.9.1918 - 15.5.1921 15.5.1909 in use 1.2.1952
0,8 Oostende bridge harbour - Oostende Slijkens (city tram) 7.1897 1.9.1918 - 15.5.1921 15.5.1909 2.6.1956 1.2.1952

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
1,8 Oostende bridge harbour - Zandvoorde (city tram) (1) 1) 1914 - ? ? 1.2.1952

1)   Only incidental trafic at boat races

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
0,5 Oostende Feysplein - Oostende Marie Joséplein (city tram) 1905 1.9.1918 - 15.5.1921
± 1944 - ?
15.5.1909 in use -
0,8 Oostende Marie Joséplein - Klein Parijs (city tram) 15.5.1909 1.9.1918 - 15.5.1921
± 1944 - ?
15.5.1909 ? ?

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
1,6 Oostende bridge harbour - Vuurtoren (city tram) 21.9.1903 1.9.1918 - 1.6.1919
16.5.1940 - ?
15.5.1909 1) 2.6.1956 1.2.1952

1)   Until summer 1963 incidental traffic

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
1,3 Oostende bridge harbour - Vismijn (city tram) 21.12.1936 16.5.1940 - ? 21.12.1936 30.6.1958 1.2.1952

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Oostende station - Oostende bridge harbour see above - - - -
3,1 Oostende bridge harbour - Bredene dorp 8.8.1886 1.9.1918 - 19.1.1919 ? 17.6.1955 1.2.1952
6,3 Bredene dorp - De Haan 8.8.1886 1.9.1918 - 19.1.1919 ? 17.6.1955 1.2.1952

align=right
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
1,8 Bredene dorp - Bredene Bad 24.7.1923 5.1940 - ? 24.7.1923 1.2.1952 1.2.1952

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
3,6 Oostende - Bredene Bad 9.7.1905 1.9.1918 - 19.1.1919 9.7.1905 in use 1.2.1952
5,9 Bredene Bad - De Haan 9.7.1905 1.9.1918 - 19.1.1919 9.7.1905 in use 1.2.1952
9,2 De Haan - Blankenberge 8.8.1886 1.9.1918 - 19.1.1919 29.5.1909 in use 1.2.1952
4,3 Blankenberge - Zeebrugge (3-rail) 7.10.1908 1.9.1918 - 15.6.1919 1.7.1911 in use 1.2.1952
1,0 Zeebrugge - Zeebrugge canalbridge 7.10.1908 26.10.1914 - 15.6.1919 1.7.1911 in use 1.2.1952
3,4 Zeebrugge canalbridge - Heist 7.10.1908 26.10.1914 - 29.6.1919 1.7.1911 in use 1.2.1952

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
3,0 Zeebrugge - Zeebruge Mole (pier) 5.6.1930 1943 - ? 5.6.1930 ? 1.2.1952
Total length: 49,7 km

Cap 8 :   Gent - Zomergem - Ursel

Trackwidth: 1000 mm operation by : (begin-1898 LS)   (1898-1931 ETG)   (1931-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
3,0 Gent St.Pieters - Gent Brugse Poort 3.5.1931 - 3.5.1931 1.6.1959 1.6.1959
0,4 Gent Bruggsche Poort - Gent Rabot 1898 - 3.5.1931 1.6.1959 1.6.1959
9,3 Gent Rabot - Lovendegem 23.11.1886 - 1.11.1930 1.6.1959 1.6.1959
3,4 Lovendegem - Zomergem kanaal 23.11.1886 - 29.3.1931 1.6.1959 1.6.1959
1,2 Zomergem kanaal - Zomergem dorp 15.6.1887 - 29.3.1931 1.6.1959 1.6.1959
5,9 Zomergem dorp - Ursel 2.10.1898 - - 16.5.1953 28.2.1956
Total length: 23,2 km

Cap 9 :   Charleroi - Mont-Sur-Marchienne

Trackwidth: 1000 mm operation by : (begin-1904 LS)   (1904-1923 TEPC)   (1923-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
0,6 Charleroi Sud - Marcinelle Rue de Vilette 3.6.1887 - 28.3.1901 1.3.1968 1.3.1968
2,6 Marcinelle Rue de Vilette - Mont sur Marchienne place de ville 3.6.1887 - 28.3.1901 6.4.1959 6.4.1959
1,6 Mont sur Marchienne place de Ville - Gadin 10.5.1931 - 10.5.1931 1.2.1957 1.2.1957
Total length: 4,8 km

Cap 10 :   Charleroi - Lodelinsart (St.Antoine)

Trackwidth: 1000 mm operation by : (begin-1904 LS)   (1904-1923 TEPC)   (1923-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
0,6 Charleroi Sud - Charleroi prison 28.7.1908 1940 - ? 28.7.1908 8.8.1968 8.8.1968
0,3 Charleroi prison - Charleroi viaduct 3.6.1887 28.7.1908 5.4.1988 5.4.1988
2,2 Charleroi viaduct - Lodelinsart Bonnaire 3.6.1887 - 30.5.1901 5.4.1988 5.4.1988
0,5 Lodelinsart bonnaire - Lodelinsart St.Antoine 3.6.1887 - 30.5.1901 5.4.1988 5.4.1988
1,8 Lodelinsart St.Antoine - Jumet depot 19.6.1915 - 19.6.1915 5.4.1988 5.4.1988
2,1 Jumet depot - Gosselies Calvaire 3.7.1915 - 3.7.1915 5.4.1988 5.4.1988

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
2,2 Jumet Chaussée de Gilly - Hamendes 1.10.1932 - 1.10.1932 1.3.1968 1.3.1968
Total length: 9,7 km

Cap 11 :   Charleroi - Montigny-le-Tileul - Bomeree

Trackwidth: 1000 mm operation by : (begin-19.. ??)   (19..-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
0,6 Charleroi boul.Janson - Charleroi Eden 30.5.1901 - 30.5.1901 1955 1955
0,3 Charleroi Eden - Charleroi Viaduc 30.5.1901 - 30.5.1901 12.6.1983 12.6.1983
3,1 Charleroi Viaduc - Marchienne au Pont 3.6.1887 - 30.5.1901 in use 26.5.1968
3,9 Marchienne au Pont - Montigny le Tilleul 3.6.1887 - 30.5.1901 26.5.1968 26.5.1968
Total length: 7,9 km

Cap 12 :   Mechelen - Itegem - Westerlo - Geel - Turnhout

Trackwidth: 1067 mm (until 1919)
Trackwidth: 1000 mm (after 1919)
operation by : (begin-1890 SCV)   (1890-1920 KSTM)   (1920-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
1,5 Mechelen station - Mechelen Nekkerspoel 1) 17.11.1911 1.5.1915 - 31.8.1919 31.7.1932 30.4.1957 30.4.1957
1,6 Mechelen Nekkerspoel - Pasbrug 1) 27.6.1887 1.5.1915 - 31.8.1919 31.7.1932 30.4.1957 30.4.1957
6,1 Pasbrug - OLV Waver 27.6.1887 1.5.1915 - 31.8.1919 31.7.1932 30.4.1957 30.4.1957
4,2 OLV Waver - Putte 27.6.1887 1.5.1915 - 17.8.1919 31.7.1932 30.4.1957 30.4.1957
6,5 Putte - Heist op den Berg 27.6.1887 1.5.1915 - 4.8.1919 31.7.1932 30.4.1957 30.4.1957
4,1 Heist op den Berg - Itegem 27.6.1887 1.10.1917 - 21.1.1921 - 28.9.1951 28.9.1951

1)   From begin until 1919 mixed track 1000 mm + 1067 mm (because of cap.148)

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
14,7 Heist op den Berg - Herselt 7.4.1890 1.10.1917 - 15.4.1920
15.3.1943 - ?
- 11.4.1953 11.4.1953
5,1 Herselt - Westerlo 7.4.1890 1.10.1917 - 15.4.1920
15.3.1943
- 11.4.1953 11.4.1953
4,7 Westerlo - Oosterlo 1.7.1898 1.10.1917 - 30.7.1920 - 31.8.1949 12.7.1954
2,2 Oosterlo - Geel vaart 1.7.1898 1.10.1917 - 30.7.1920 - 31.8.1949 31.8.1949
5,1 Geel vaart - Geel station 15.9.1906 1.10.1917 - 1.10.1920 - 31.8.1949 31.8.1949
8,1 Geel station - Kasterlee 15.9.1906 1.10.1917 - 21.1.1921 - 31.8.1949 31.8.1949
9,9 Kasterlee - Turnhout 15.9.1906 1.10.1917 - 9.4.1921 - 31.8.1949 31.8.1949
Total length: 73,8 km

Cap 13 :   Bruxelles - Schepdael - Ninove

Trackwidth: 1000 mm operation by : (begin-1920 VFB)   (1920-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
1,0 Brussel - Scheut 8.9.1887 - 1905 20.2.1970 20.2.1970
3,7 Scheut - Dilbeek 8.9.1887 - 22.3.1910 20.2.1970 20.2.1970
5,1 Dilbeek - Schepdaal 8.9.1887 9.1917 - 6.1919 15.9.1925 20.2.1970 20.2.1970
2,4 Schepdaal - Eizeringen 28.11.1890 9.1917 - 6.1919 15.3.1926 20.2.1970 20.2.1970
3,2 Eizeringen - Pamel 3.11.1898 9.1917 - 4.1920 16.4.1927 29.6.1968 29.6.1968
4,0 Pamel - Meerbeke 3.11.1898 9.1917 - 8.1920 16.4.1927 29.6.1968 29.6.1968
0,7 Meerbeke - Ninove Burchtdam 3.11.1898 9.1917 - 10.1920 16.4.1927 29.6.1968 29.6.1968
0,7 Ninove Burchtdam - Ninove Denderkaai 19.2.1913 9.1917 - 10.1920 31.12.1933 29.6.1968 29.6.1968

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
3,8 Ringline west of Brussel 29.9.1910 - 29.9.1910 16.9.1966 16.9.1966

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
4,0 Anderlecht Bon Air - Dilbeek 1924 - 1924 16.5.1965 16.5.1965

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
1,6 Scheut - Kuregem 1888 - 1924 19.12.1969 19.12.1969
Total length: 32,0 km

Cap 14 :   Wavre - Jodoigne

Trackwidth: 1000 mm operation by : (begin-19.. ??)   (19..-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
5,1 Wavre - Archennes 1.10.1887 - - 30.9.1950 30.9.1950
2,8 Archennes - Grez-Doiceau 7.11.1887 - - 30.9.1950 30.9.1950
7,5 Grez Doiceau - Roux-Miroir 12.9.1889 - - 30.9.1950 30.9.1950
2,4 Roux-Miroir - Incourt 15.3.1889 - - 30.9.1950 30.9.1950
6,8 Incourt - Jodoigne 15.3.1889 - - 2.9.1956 2.9.1956
Total length: 24,6 km

Cap 15 :   Jambes - Samson - Andenne - Huy

Trackwidth: 1000 mm operation by : (begin-1913 CN)   (1913-1929 MOSANE)   (1929-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Namur station - Jambes 1) 1937 - - 17.5.1953 17.5.1953
Jambes - Samson 20.1.1914 1917 - 2.7.1921 - 17.5.1953 31.12.1953
Samson - Sclayn 8.10.1887 1917 - 2.7.1921 - 17.5.1953 31.12.1953
Sclayn - Andenne 8.10.1887 1917 - 2.7.1921 - 17.5.1953 1.10.1959
Andenne - Andenelle 1.5.1897 1917 - 8.6.1921 - 17.5.1953 1.12.1959
Andennelle - Ben Ahin 1.5.1897 1917 - 8.6.1921 - 17.5.1953 17.5.1953
Ben Ahin - Huy 1.5.1897 1917 - 8.6.1921 - 17.5.1953 17.5.1953

1)   Over existing tracks of the city tram of Namur
Total length: km

Cap 16 :   Bruxelles - Leerbeek - Enghien

Trackwidth: 1000 mm operation by : (begin-1920 VFB)   (1920-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Brussel Rouppeplein - Brussel Rue de l'Instruction 28.6.1891 - 1894 1.9.1972 1.9.1972
Brussel Rue de l'Instruction - Kuregem 1.2.1888 - 25.11.1909 1.9.1972 1.9.1972
Kuregem - Bon Air 1.2.1888 - 25.11.1909 1.9.1972 1.9.1972
Bon Air - Het Rad 1.2.1888 - 23.12.1928 1.9.1972 1.9.1972
Het Rad - St.Kwintens Lennik 1.2.1888 - 28.12.1931 1.9.1972 1.9.1972
St.Kwintens Lennik - Leerbeek 22.9.1888 - 27.3.1932 1.9.1972 1.9.1972
Leerbeek - Edingen 22.9.1888 - - 25.2.1959 25.2.1959

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Kuregem - Abbatoirs 1) 1894 - - - 1925
1)   Only goods transport
Total length: km

Cap 17 :   Poulseur - Sprimont - Trooz

Trackwidth: 1435 mm operation by : (begin-1908 RV)   (1908-1920 PST)   (1920-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Poulseur - Sprimont quarry 9.12.1887 - - 9.1944 30.4.1965
Sprimont quarry - Sprimont village 1.3.1888 - - 9.1944 30.4.1965
Sprimont village - Louveigne 1.9.1906 1917 - 24.3.1921 - 18.2.1936 6.12.1937
Louveigne - Trooz viaduc 24.1.1907 1917 - 24.3.1921 - 18.2.1936 6.12.1937
Trooz viaduc - Trooz station 22.1.1908 1917 - 24.3.1921 - 18.2.1936 6.12.1937
Total length: km

Cap 18 :   Bruxelles - Grimbergen - Humbeek

Trackwidth: 1000 mm operation by : (begin-1920 VFB)   (1920-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Brussel IJzerplein - Laken Lakenbrug 1.5.1891 - - 1.4.1908 1.4.1908
Laken IJzerbrug - Laken De Vriesstraat 15.5.1890 - - 1.4.1908 1.4.1908

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Brussel Rogierplein - Brussel IJzerplein 1.5.1891 - 21.4.1909 31.7.1978 17.9.1909
Brussel IJzerplei - Br.Leopoldlaan 1.4.1908 - 21.4.1909 31.7.1978 17.9.1909
Br.Leopoldlaan - Laken de Vriesstraat 1.4.1908 - 21.4.1909 31.7.1978 17.9.1909
Laken De Vriesstraat - Laken 14.9.1889 - 21.4.1909 31.7.1978 17.9.1909
Laken - Heijzel 14.9.1889 - 21.4.1909 31.7.1978 17.9.1909
Heijzel new tunnel 20.2.1957 - 20.2.1957 31.7.1978 17.9.1909
Heijzel - Dikke Linde 14.9.1889 - 21.4.1909 31.7.1978 17.9.1909
Dikke Linde - Strombeek 14.9.1889 - 17.9.1909 31.7.1978 17.9.1909
Strombeek - Grimbergen 14.9.1889 - 17.9.1909 31.7.1978 17.9.1909
Grimbergen - Humbeek 14.9.1889 6.1916 - 23.5.1920 6.8.1925 1) 31.10.1961 17.9.1909

1)   service rides to the depot until 3.4.1967

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Strombeek - Schaarbeek Het Voor 1.8.1952 - 1.8.1952 31.7.1978 -
Total length: km

Cap 19 :   Gent - Zaffelare

Trackwidth: 1000 mm operation by : (begin-1919 TUV)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Gent Grand Hernis - Gent St.Amandsberg 6.5.1888 1917 - 27.4.1919 - 1) 1921 1) 1921
Gent St.Amandsberg - Oostakker Slotendries 6.5.1888 1917 - 27.4.1919 16.12.1930 29.11.1957 29.11.1957
Oostakker Slotendries - Oostakker dorp 6.5.1888 1917 - 16.5.1919 - 29.11.1957 29.11.1957
Oostakker dorp - Zaffelare 6.5.1888 15.1.1920 - 4.19.1953 30.8.1954

1)   In use for depot ridings until 1937

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Gent St.Pieters - Gent Dampoort west 24.11.1933 - 24.11.1933 28.9.1958 28.9.1958
Gent Dampoort west - Gent Dampoort oost 16.12.1930 - 16.12.1930 28.9.1958 28.9.1958
Gent Dampoort oost - Gent St.Amandsberg 1921 - 16.12.1930 28.9.1958 28.9.1958

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Gent Dampoort west - Gent Rabot 1) 21.5.1931 - - - 29.12.1958

1)   Only goods transport

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Gent Dampoort west - Gent Slachthuizen 1) 6.10.1933 - - - ?

1)   Only goods transport Total length: km

Cap 20 :   Huy - Waremme

Trackwidth: 1000 mm operation by : (begin-1892 HW)   (1892-1928 AO)   (1928-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Huy - Statte 6.5.1888 8.1917 - 1.10.1920 - 10.6.1949 1.6.1960
Statte - Vinalmont 6.5.1888 8.1917 - 1.10.1920 - 10.6.1949 3.1.1952
Vinalmont - Omal 6.5.1888 8.1917 - 1.10.1920 - 10.6.1949 3.1.1952
Omal - Hollogne 6.5.1888 - - 10.6.1949 3.1.1952
Hollogne - Waremme 6.5.1888 - - 10.6.1949 29.6.1957
Total length: km

Cap 21 :   Tramway du Nord d'Anvers

Trackwidth: 1067 mm (until 1919)
Trackwidth: 1000 mm (after 1919)
Operation by : (begin-1920 VA)   (1920-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Antwerpen Klapdorp - Antwerpen Paardenmarkt 1) 15.7.1886 - 6.6.1908 1938 1938
Antwerpen Rooseveltplein - Antwerpen Paardenmarkt 2) 1.7.1935 - 1.7.1935 ? ?
Antwerpen Paardenmarkt - Merksem IJskelder 1) - 6.6.1908 ? ?
Merksem IJskelder - Merksem Oude Bareel 9.8.1887 - 18.5.1909 ? ?

1)   Opened as horsetram in ..... (trackwidth 1500 mm).
On 29.7.1879 as horsetram and regauging to 1076 mm. But there remained horsetram.
2)   29.7.1979 - 1.1887 : expl. S.A. des Tramways du Nord d'Anvers. NMVB stop 1938.
    1.1987 - 9.8.1887 : expl. NMVB.
    9.8.1887 - 8.1887 : expl. S.A.Tramway d'Anvers à Merxem.
    8.1887 - 6.6.1908 : expl. S.A.Tramway du Nord d'Anvers.
    From 6.6.1908 expl. VA (City tram Antwerpen) and incorporated in the city tram network.

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Merksem 1435 track 1888 - - 26.6.1970 26.6.1970

Cap 22 :   Antwerpen - Brasschaat - Grens en Uitbreidingen

Trackwidth: 1067 mm (until 1919)
Trackwidth: 1000 mm (after 1919)
Operation by by : (begin-1920 VA)   (1920-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Merksem Oude Bareel - Merksem Kleine Bareel 20.7.1887 - 18.5.1909 4.5.1968 4.5.1968
Merksem Kleine Bareel - Brasschaat dorp 20.7.1887 - 18.5.1909 4.5.1968 4.5.1968
Brasschaat dorp - Brasschaat Polygoon 1.10.1888 - 15.7.1912 1.10.1966 1.10.1966
Brasschaat Polygoon - Wuustwezel dorp 3.1.1890 11.2.1939 - 27.5.1945 23.12.1951 1.10.1966 1.10.1966
Wuustwezel dorp - Wuustwezel grens 3.1.1890 - - 1.10.1966 1.10.1966

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Merksem Oude Bareel - Schoten 1.4.1889 - 21.6.1908 25.5.1968 25.5.1968
Schoten - Schotervaart 16.7.1905 - 21.6.1908 29.5.1965 29.5.1965
Schotervaart - Schoterhof 21.6.1908 - 21.6.1908 29.5.1965 29.5.1965
Schoterhof - 's Gravenwezel 8.5.1941 - 18.8.1943 29.5.1965 29.5.1965

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Merksem Kleine Bareel - St.Mariaburg 5.8.1911 - 5.8.1911 27.5.1967 27.5.1967
St.Mariaburg - Kapellen 31.7.1927 - 31.7.1927 27.5.1967 27.5.1967
Kapellen - Kapellen station 1.12.1928 - 1.2.1928 31.8.1936 31.8.1936
Kapellen station - Putte grens 1.12.1928 - 1.2.1928 27.5.1961 27.5.1961

Cap 23 :   Antwerpen - Zandvliet - Lillo

Trackwidth: 1067 mm (until 1921)
Trackwidth: 1000 mm (after 1921)
Operation by : (begin-1907 TNA)   (1907-1920 VA)   (1920-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Merksem IJskelder - Ekeren 4.9.1887 - 19.6.1927 2.4.1966 2.4.1966
Ekeren - Hoevenen 4.9.1887 - 19.6.1927 2.4.1966 2.4.1966
Hoevenen - Blauwhoef 4.9.1887 - 19.6.1927 1.10.1961 1.10.1961
Blauwhoef - Zandvliet 4.9.1887 - 19.6.1927 5.11.1960 5.11.1960
Zandvliet - Zandvliet grens 4.9.1887 19.6.1927 3.5.1931 5.11.1960 5.11.1960

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Hoevenen - Kapelle station 1.3.1934 - 1.3.1934 2.4.1966 2.4.1966

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Ekeren - Oorderen 1.10.1888 - 18.11.1929 5.11.1960 5.11.1960
Orderen - Blauwhoef 1.10.1888 - 4.1.1931 5.11.1960 5.11.1960
Blauwhoef - Lillo vaart 1.10.1888 - 4.1.1931 27.5.1961 27.5.1961
Lillo vaart - Lillo haven 22.7.1892 - 4.1.1931 27.5.1961 27.5.1961

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Oordegem - Kruisschans 18.7.1932 - 18.7.1932 31.8.1943 30.6.1940

Cap 24 :   Leopoldsburg - Bree - Maaseik

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1919 LSTM)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Leopoldsburg kanaal - Leopoldsburg dorp 12.1890 - - 8.1948 8.1948
Leopoldsburg dorp - Wijchmaal 9.1.1888 - - 8.1948 8.1948
Wijchmaal - Bree 9.1.1888 - - 29.8.1955 8.1948
Bree - Maaseik 1.5.1890 - - 8.1948 8.1948

Cap 25 :   St.Ghislain - Hautrage et Extensions

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1919 CFVM)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
St.Ghislain gare south - gare north 15.9.1952 - 15.9.1952 29.5.1960 29.5.1960
St.Ghislain gare north- Tertre village 1.5.1888 - 15.9.1952 29.5.1960 29.5.1960
Tertre village - Hautrage village 30.4.1891 1917-1919 15.9.1952 1.3.1954 1.3.1954
Hautrage village - Stambruges 30.4.1891 1917-1919 - 1.3.1954 1.3.1954
Stambruges - Grandglise 1925 - - 1.3.1954 1.3.1954

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Tertre village - Tertre station 24.8.1891 - - 29.5.1960 29.5.1960
Tertre station - Baudour village 2.7.1892 - - 29.5.1960 29.5.1960
Baudour village - Baudour station 19.12.1893 - - 29.5.1960 29.5.1960

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Tertre village - Villerot Village (only goods) 7.6.1891 - - - 26.6.1968

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Boussu station - Hautrage canal ? - - ? ?
Hautrage canal - Hautrage station 2) 1897 - - ? ?
Hautrage station - Hautrage village (partly 4 tracks) 1) 7.6.1891 - - ? ?

1)   Opened 7.6.1891 only for goods transport
2)   Extension to 4 rail in 1907

Cap 26 :   Houffalize - Bourcy

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1920 CFRB)   (1920-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Houffalize - Bourcy 14.7.1889 1917 - 1920 - 5.1958 28.7.1959

Cap 27 :   Banlieue de Mons

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1919 CFVM)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Mons gare - Av.de l'Université 17.12.1887 - 14.8.1930 31.5.1959 31.5.1959
Mons Av.de l'Université - Ghlin 8.6.1889 - 20.10.1931 31.5.1959 31.5.1959
Ghlin - Douvrain 1.12.1915 1917 - 2.1919 19.12.1931 31.5.1959 31.5.1959
Douvrain - Baudour station 1.12.1915 1917 - 2.1919 19.12.1931 31.5.1959 31.5.1959

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Quaregnon - Douvrain 1.8.1938 - 1.8.1938 26.5.1963 26.5.1963

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Mons gare - Mons Av.de l'Université see above - - - -
Mons Av.de l'Université - Av.Victor Maistriau 17.12.1887 - 14.8.1930 31.5.1959 31.5.1959
Mons Av.victor maistriau - Nimy 17.12.1887 - 14.8.1930 31.5.1959 31.5.1959
Nimy - Maisières 23.12.1887 - 14.8.1930 31.5.1959 31.5.1959
Maisières - casteau 8.6.1890 - 1.5.1932 31.5.1959 31.5.1959

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Mons gare Place des Alliés 17.12.1887 - 24.12.1930 2.6.1973 2.6.1973
Mons Place des Alliés - Av.Gen.de Gaulle 17.12.1887 - 24.12.1930 2.6.1973 2.6.1973
Mons Av.Gen.de Gaulle - Av.Frere Orban 17.12.1887 - 24.12.1930 2.6.1973 2.6.1973
Mons Av.Frere Orban - Place de France 17.12.1887 - 24.12.1930 2.6.1973 2.6.1973

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Mons Av.Victor maistriau - Place de France 27.2.1888 - 24.12.1930 2.6.1973 2.6.1973

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Mons Gare - Grand Place 1932 - 1932 18.3.1956 18.3.1956
Mons Grand Place - Place de France 1932 - 1932 18.3.1956 18.3.1956
Mons Place de France - Mons Rue de Obourg 17.12.1887 1917 - 6.1920 24.12.1930 2.6.1973 2.6.1973
Mons Rue de Obourg - Havre cahteau 6.12.1910 1917 - 6.1920 1.9.1931 20.8.1962 20.8.1962
Havre Chateau - Havre Place Communale 1.9.1931 1.9.1931 20.8.1962 20.8.1962
Havre Place Communale - Havre gare 1932 - 1932 20.8.1962 20.8.1962
Havre gare - Maurage place 12.8.1933 - 12.8.1933 20.8.1962 20.8.1962
Maurage place - Maurage Etincelles 1.7.1934 1.7.1934 20.8.1962 20.8.1962
Maurage Etincelles - Bracquegnies 1.8.1936 - 1.8.1936 1.11.1986 1.11.1986

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Mons Rue de Obourg - Obourg 31.8.1935 - 31.8.1935 28.5.1955 28.5.1955

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Mons Rue de Obourg - St.Symphorien 17.12.1887 1917 - 8.1920 24.12.1930 2.6.1973 2.6.1973
St.Symphorien - Bray gare 12.11.1923 24.12.1930 - 2.6.1973 2.6.1973
Bray - Bray-Peronnes 1.9.1908 - 31.12.1930 2.6.1973 2.6.1973
Bray-Peronnes - Binche 15.2.1931 - 15.2.1931 2.6.1973 2.6.1973

Cap 28 :   Deinze - Oudenaarde

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1899 BL)   (1899-1903 CFRB)   (1903-1919 TUV)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Deinze Grote Markt - Deinze brug 11.1891 12.1917 - 26.3.1921 - ? ?
Deinze brug - Deinze station 14.10.1888 12.1917 - 14.2.1921 - ? ?
Deinze station - Oudenaarde 14.10.1888 12.1917 - 14.2.1921 - ? ?

Cap 29 :   Veurne - Ieper

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1905 LS)   (1905-1910 OB)   (1910-1919 ODI)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Veurne - Alveringem 15.7.1889 16.10.1914 - 19.12.1918 - 4.10.1952 30.1.1953
Alveringem - Oostvleteren 15.7.1889 16.10.1914 - 22.3.1919 - 4.10.1952 30.1.1953
Oostvleteren - Elverdinge 15.7.1889 16.10.1914 - 24.4.1919 - 4.10.1952 30.1.1953
Elverdinge - Ieper 15.7.1889 16.10.1914 - 24.4.1919 - 4.10.1952 30.1.1953

Cap 30 :   Clavier - Val-St.Lambert

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1893 CFRB)   (1893-1919 Cond)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Clavier - Nandrin 22.1.1890 - - 4.10.1952 21.6.1953
Nandrin - Val St.Lambert 22.1.1890 - - 4.10.1952 17.3.1958
Clavier - Melreux planned, not built 1) - - - -

1)   The line has bene built halfway from 1936 on, but because of WW II never has been taken into operation.

Cap 31 :   Antwerpen - Broechem - Oostmalle - Lier

Trackwidth: 1067 mm (until 1919)
Trackwidth: 1000 mm (after 1919)
Operation by : (begin-1920 AMDB)   (1920-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Antwerpen Zurenborg - Turnhoutsepoort See cap.1 See cap.1 See cap.1 See cap.1 See cap.1
Antwerpen Turnhoutse poort - Borgerhout 31.10.1889 - 15.3.1926 26.5.1962 26.5.1962
Borgerhout - Wommelgem 31.10.1889 - 15.3.1926 27.9.1958 27.9.1958
Wommelgem - Broechem 31.10.1889 - 13.2.1928 27.9.1958 27.9.1958
Broechem - Lier 31.10.1889 8.1915 - 17.11.1919 28.6.1930 1.7.1950 1.7.1950

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Wommelgem station - dorp 5.6.1931 - 5.6.1931 26.5.1962 26.5.1962

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Broechem - Massenhoven 31.10.1889 8.1915 - 27.10.1919 - 1.7.1950 1.7.1950
Massenhoven - Zandhoven dorp 31.10.1889 8.1915 - 15.9.1919 - 1.7.1950 1.7.1950
Zandhoven dorp - Zandhoven Heikant 12.4.1896 8.1915 - 15.9.1919 - 1.7.1950 1.7.1950
Zandhoven Heikant - Oostmalle 12.4.1896 8.1915 - 15.9.1919 - 1.7.1950 1.7.1950

Cap 32 :   Bruxelles - Haecht

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1899 BIB)   (1889-1902 TB)   (1902-1920 CFV)   (1920-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Brussel Depot - Brussel Place St.Croix 1.8.1889 - 3.6.1912 22.2.1935 22.2.1935
Brussel Place St.Croix - Brussel St.Josse 1.8.1889 - 3.6.1912 22.2.1935 22.2.1935
Brussel St.Josse - Schaarbeek Rue Eenens 1.8.1889 - 3.6.1912 22.2.1935 22.2.1935
Schaarbeek Rue Eenens - Schaarbeek station 1.8.1890 - 1.7.1908 22.2.1935 22.2.1935

1)   Only service line to and from the depot, no passengers or goods traffic

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Brussel Porte de Schaarbeek - Eglise Ste.Marie 7.5.1933 - 7.5.1933 16.4.1960 16.4.1960
Brussel Eglise Ste.Marie - Schaarbeek Rue Eenens 1.8.1889 - 3.6.1912 16.4.1960 16.4.1960
Schaarbeek Rue Eenens - Diegem Lo 1.9.1890 - 13.6.1914 16.4.1960 16.4.1960
Diegem Lo - Kampenhout 1.9.1890 - 27.5.1924 16.4.1960 16.4.1960
Kampenhout - Haacht station 1.9.1890 - 27.5.1924 16.4.1960 16.4.1960
Haacht station - Haacht dorp 3.12.1891 - 15.5.1947 16.4.1960 16.4.1960
Haacht dorp - Keerbergen 1.6.1949 - 1.6.1949 31.5.1958 31.5.1958

Cap 33 :   Hooglede - Tielt

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-19.. TH)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Hooglede - Roeselare 24.12.1899 1914 - 19.12.1919 - 12.4.1936 27.11.1936
Roeselare - Ardooie 24.12.1899 1914 - 8.2.1919 - 15.7.1951 15.7.1951
Ardooie - Zwevezele Hille 24.12.1899 1914 - 8.2.1919 - 6.4.1952 6.4.1952
Zwevezele Hille - Wingene 24.12.1899 1914 - 24.5.1919 - 6.4.1952 6.4.1952
Wingene - Tielt Markt 24.12.1899 1914 - 1.7.1919 - 6.4.1952 6.4.1952

Cap 34 :   Paliseul - Bouillon

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1899 CFRB)   (1899-1900 CFP)   (1900-1911 Renkin)   (1911-1920 HB)   (1920-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Paliseul gare - Bouillon 12.10.1890 - - 16.7.1955 1.6.1960

Cap 35 :   Quiévrain - Roisin et a la Frontière

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1911 CEN)   (1911-19.. TUV)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Quiévrain ville - Blanc Misseron frontière 15.3.1890 - - 12.3.1955 12.3.1955

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Quiévrain gare - Quiévrain ville 15.3.1890 - 1914 2.7.1966 2.7.1966
Quiévrain ville - Baisieux 10.11.1890 1915 - 12.1919 15.10.1950 2.7.1966 2.7.1966
Baisieux - Roisin 10.11.1890 1915 - 12.1919 - 23.5.1954 23.5.1954

Cap 36 :   Dolhain - Goe - Membach ( - Eupen)

Trackwidth: 1435 mm Operation by : (begin-1896 NMVB)   (1896-1912 LS)   (1912-1919 CC)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Dolhain - Goe 4.7.1891 12.1941 - 16.4.1942 - 30.4.1926 1) 15.3.1963
Goe - Bethane pont 1.5.1896 - - 30.4.1926 1) 1960
Bethane pont - Membach gare 2.9.1896 - - 30.4.1926 1) 1960
Membach gare - Membach frontière 1.10.1896 - - 30.4.1926 1) 1.6.1959
Membach frontière - Eupen ville 1.6.1897 1917 - 22.11.1919 - 30.4.1926 1.6.1959
Eupen ville - Eupen gare 1.8.1904 1917 - 22.11.1919 - 30.4.1926 1) 1.6.1959

1)   Again person trafic from 19.2.1942 - 9.1944

Cap 37 :   Brugge - Sluis - Heist

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1905 AMDB)   (1905-1927 OB)   (1927-1955 SELVOP)   (1956-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Brugge station - Brugge Dampoort 18.3.1890 26.10.1914 - 20.2.1919 2.3.1913 29.9.1956 1.2.1952
Brugge / - Dudzele 18.3.1890 26.10.1914 - 20.2.1919 19.7.1930 29.9.1956 1.2.1952
Dudzele - Westkapelle 18.3.1890 26.10.1914 - 10.3.1919 1.7.1930 29.9.1956 1.2.1952
Westkapelle - Knokke M.Lippensplein 18.3.1890 26.10.1914 - 10.3.1919 1.7.1930 29.9.1956 1.2.1952
Knokke M.Lippensplein - Duinbergen 18.3.1890 26.10.1914 - 10.3.1919 1.7.1911 in use 1.2.1952
Duinbergen - Heist 18.3.1890 26.10.1914 - 10.3.1919 1.7.1911 in use 1.2.1952

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Westkapelle - Sluis (NL) 1.5.1890 26.10.1914 - 1.1.1921 1.8.1930 6.10.1951 6.10.1951

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Knokke M.Lippensplein - Knokke Bunningenplein (1) 29.6.1912 30.10.1914 - 29.6.1919
1943 - ?
29.6.1912 30.6.1966 1.2.1952
Knokke Bunningenplein - Het Zoute 29.6.1912 30.10.1914 - 29.6.1919
1943 - ?
29.6.1912 30.6.1966 1.2.1952
Het Zoute - Kustlaan 1.1.1921 1943 - ? 1.1.1921 30.6.1966 1.2.1952
Het Zoute Siska - border 1.7.1928 1943 - ? 1.7.1928 30.6.1966 1.2.1952
border - Retranchement 19.7.1930 1943 - ? 19.7.1930 30.8.1939 30.8.1939

(1)   From 2.4.1894 - 1912 there was a horse tramline from Knokke to Knokke beach

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Knokke Albertplein - Lippenlaan (city line) 21.7.1929 - 21.7.1929 30.6.1951 30.6.1951
Knokke Lippenlaan - Duinbergen (city line) 23.8.1938 - 23.8.1938 30.6.1951 30.6.1951

Cap 38 :   Gent - Wetteren - Hamme

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1893 HJ)   (1893-1911 VF)   (1911-1919 TUV)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Gent St.Pieters - Dampoort - St.Amandsbeg See cap.19 See cap.19 See cap.19 See cap.19 See cap.19
Gent St.Amandsberg - Destelbergen 17.4.1891 1918 - 16.5.1919 16.1.1931 28.9.1958 28.9.1958
Destelbergen - Heusden 17.4.1891 1918 - 18.5.1919 16.1.1931 28.9.1958 28.9.1958
Heusden - Laarne 17.4.1891 1918 - 4.7.1919 10.1.1932 28.9.1958 28.9.1958
Laarne - Wetteren Liefkenshoek 17.4.1891 1918 - 15.8.1919 13.2.1932 28.9.1958 28.9.1958
Wetteren Liefkenshoek - Kalken 17.4.1891 1918 - 21.9.1919 - 18.4.1953 4.5.1955
Kalken - Overmere 17.4.1891 1917 - 22.10.1919 - 18.4.1953 4.5.1955
Overmere - Zele 17.4.1891 1917 - 1.12.1919 - 18.4.1953 4.5.1955
Zele - Hamme 17.4.1891 1917 - 1.8.1919 - 18.4.1953 4.5.1955

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Wetteren Liefkenshoek - Wetteren station 1.5.1902 1918 - 15.8.1919 13.2.1932 28.9.1958 28.9.1958

Cap 39 :   Eeklo - Watervliet - Grens

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1902 EW)   (1902-19.. CFP)   (19..-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Eekloo station - Eekloo dorp 10.12.1900 ±1914 - 6.1919 - 10.1950 10.1950
Eekloo dorp - Eekloo kanaal 10.6.1892 ±1914 - 6.1919 - 10.1950 10.1950
Eekloo kanaal - Bentille 6.4.1891 ±1914 - 19.3.1919 - 10.1950 10.1950
Bentille - Watervliet 6.4.1891 ±1914 - 1.4.1919 - 10.1950 10.1950
Watervliet - border 6.4.1891 ±1914 - 1.6.1919 - 10.5.1940 10.5.1940

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Watervliet - Watervliet Oudeman (1) 1.10.1923

(1)   From ... this was in use as private connection to the tramline

Cap 40 :   Lodelinsart (Bonnaire) - Chatelet

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1904 LS)   (1904-1923 TEPC)   (1923-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Lodelinsart Bonnaire - Gilly 1.7.1891 - 1.6.1901 1.3.1968 1.3.1968
Gilly - Châtelineau 1.7.1891 - 1.6.1901 28.5.1967 28.5.1967
Châtelineau - Chatelet Pl.St.Roch 11.8.1891 - 1.6.1901 28.5.1967 28.5.1967

Cap 41 :   Kortrijk - Wervick - Menen

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1899 CMW)   (1899-1927 IC)   (1927-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Kortrijk Station - Bissegem 13.2.1893 9.11.1914 - 19.3.1919 16.4.1933 14.10.1957 14.10.1957
Bissegem - Gullegem 13.2.1893 9.11.1914 - 19.3.1919 - 21.5.1955 29.8.1955
Gullegem - Moorsele 13.2.1893 9.11.1914 - 19.3.1919 - 21.5.1955 29.8.1955
Moorsele - Ledegem 13.2.1893 9.11.1914 - 19.3.1919 - 16.9.1949 16.9.1949
Ledegem - Dadizele 8.12.1892 9.11.1914 - 21.3.1919 - 16.9.1949 16.9.1949
Dadizele - Geluwe 8.12.1892 9.11.1914 - 1.4.1919 - 16.9.1949 16.9.1949
Geluwe - Wervick 13.2.1893 9.11.1914 - 1.7.1919 - 16.12.1942 16.12.1942

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Kortrijk - Bissegem See above See above See above See above See above
Bissegem - Wevelgem 16.4.1933 - 16.4.1933 14.10.1957 14.10.1957
Wevelgem - Menen 16.4.1933 - 16.4.1933 14.10.1957 14.10.1957
Menen - Geluwe 8.12.1892 9.11.1914 - 25.5.1919 2.10.1932 22.5.1954 22.5.1954

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Kortrijk Station - Grote markt - St.Janspark 16.4.1933 5.1940 - 1.2.1951 16.4.1933 14.10.1957 14.10.1957

Cap 42 :   Yvoir - Ciney

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : none
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Yvoir - Ciney 1) planned, not build - - - -

1)   The line Yvoir - Ciney has later been built as a railway line

Cap 43 :   Lignes du Centre I (La Louvière)

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1922 CFVC)   (1922-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Manage gare - Manage Chaussée de Nivelles 27.4.1904 - 27.4.1904 28.5.1972 28.5.1972
Manage Chaussée de Nivelles - Fayt les Seneffe 20.10.1891 - 14.12.1898 28.5.1972 28.5.1972
Fayt les Seneffe - Jollimont 20.10.1891 - 14.12.1898 28.5.1972 28.5.1972
Jollimont - Haine St.Pierre Pont Brognies 20.10.1891 - 14.12.1898 1.11.1986 1.11.1986
Haine St.Pierre Pont brognies - Haine st.Pierre Ch.de Mons 20.10.1891 - 14.12.1898 1.11.1986 1.11.1986
Haine st.Pierre Ch.de Mons - La Louviere 20.10.1891 - 14.12.1898 1.11.1986 1.11.1986
La Louviere - Houdeng Goegnies 20.10.1891 - 14.12.1898 1.11.1986 1.11.1986
Houdeng Goegnies - Houdeng Ameries 20.10.1891 - 14.12.1898 1.11.1986 1.11.1986
Houdeng Ameries - Houdeng Marais 11.6.1895 - 14.12.1898 1.11.1986 1.11.1986
Houdeng Marais - Bracquegnies 11.6.1895 - 14.12.1898 1.11.1986 1.11.1986

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Jollimont - Mariemont 20.10.1891 - 14.12.1898 1.11.1986 1.11.1986
Mariemont - Morlanwelz place 20.10.1891 - 14.12.1898 1.11.1986 1.11.1986
Morlanwelz place - Carnières 26.5.1900 - 26.5.1900 1.11.1986 1.11.1986

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Mariemont - Chapelle lez Herlaimont 28.6.1903 - 28.6.1903 1.11.1986 1.11.1986

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Houdeng Ameries - Pont du Sart 14.12.1898 - 14.12.1898 31.8.1959 31.8.1959
Pont du Sart - Roeulx centre 24.2.1906 - 24.2.1906 31.8.1959 31.8.1959
Roeulx centre - Roeulx gare 6.10.1911 - 6.10.1911 31.8.1959 31.8.1959

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Pont du Sart connection cap.125 1) - - - -

1)   Rails have been placed, never taken into operation.

Cap 44 :   Louvain - Jodoigne

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1920 CFV)   (1920-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Leuven - Leuven Naamseporot - Heverlee station 6.12.1892 - - 8.3.1953 19.7.1953
Heverlee station - Hamme Mille 6.12.1892 12.1916 - 6.4.1920 - 8.3.1953 19.7.1953
Hamme Mille - Beauvechain 6.12.1892 - - 29.11.1959 29.11.1959
Beauvechain - Jodoigne 6.12.1892 - - 8.3.1953 19.7.1953

Cap 45 :   Arlon - Ethe

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1907 CFRB)   (1907-1910 NMVB)   (1910-1920 CFP)   (1920-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Arlon - Ethe 1.8.1892 - - 1937 1937

Cap 46 :   Bruxelles - Sterrebeek - Vossem

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1900 BIB)   (1900-1902 TB)   (1902-1920 CFV)   (1920-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Brussel St.Josse - Evere depot 1) 2.8.1891 - 31.3.1897 9.12.1941 9.12.1941
Evere depot - Evere Bon Coin 1) 9.9.1891 - 31.3.1897 9.12.1941 9.12.1941
Evere Bon Coin - St.Stevens Woluwe 13.9.1891 - 27.7.1930 19.5.1961 19.5.1961
St.Stevens Woluwe - Sterrebeek 15.10.1892 - 22.5.1937 19.5.1961 19.5.1961
Sterrebeek - Vossem 21.7.1897 - 22.5.1937 19.5.1961 19.5.1961

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Evere Bon Coin - Evere Cementary 1) 9.9.1891 - 31.3.1897 9.12.1941 9.12.1941

1)   On 9.12.1941 operation went to TB (Tramways Bruxellois) with track 1435 mm, third rail remained for service trams.

Cap 47 :   Bruxelles - Petite Espinette - Waterloo

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1891 VFB)   (1891-1892 NMVB)   (1892-1919 BPE)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Brussel Place Loix - St.Gilles Turkijestraaat 1.5.1901 - 1.5.1901 ? ?

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Brussel Rouppeplein - St.Gilles Turkijestraaat 1.10.1891 - 5.6.1894 20.2.1970 20.2.1970
St.Gilles Turkijestraat - St.Gilles Ma Campagne 1.10.1891 - 5.6.1894 20.2.1970 20.2.1970
St.Gilles Ma Campagne - Groene jager 1.10.1891 - 5.6.1894 20.2.1970 20.2.1970
Groene jager - Vivier d'Oie 1.10.1894 - 1.10.1894 19.12.1969 19.12.1969
Vivier d'Oie - Kleine Hut 1.10.1894 - 1.10.1894 19.12.1969 19.12.1969
Kleine Hut - Midden Hut 13.8.1910 - 13.8.1910 19.12.1969 19.12.1969
Midden Hut - Waterloo eglise 13.8.1910 - 30.12.1923 31.3.1964 31.3.1964

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
St.Gilles Ma Campagne - Ukkel av.Longchamps 18.10.1913 - 18.10.1913 17.2.1961 17.2.1961
Ukkel av.Longchamps - Ukkel sterrenwacht 1.11.1915 - 1.11.1915 17.2.1961 17.2.1961

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Vivier d'Oie - Pl.St.Job 15.2.1892 - 27.10.1927 20.2.1970 20.2.1970

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Midden Hut - St.Genesius-Rode dorp 7.11.1911 9.1917 - 24.5.1922 20.9.1913 19.12.1969 19.12.1969
St.Genesius-Rode dorp - St.Genesius-Rode station 20.9.1913 9.1917 - 24.5.1922 20.9.1913 19.12.1969 19.12.1969

Cap 48:   Waremme - Oreye

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-19.. HW)   (19..-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Waremme HW (cap.20) - Waremme station 1912 7.1917 - 5.10.1919 - 17.5.1953 1.6.1959
Waremme station - Waremme stad 5.8.1894 7.1917 - 5.10.1919 - 17.5.1953 1.6.1959
Waremme stad - Oreye Porte de Liège 15.10.1892 7.1917 - 5.10.1919 - 17.5.1953 1.6.1959
Oreye Porte de Liège - Oreye station 4.1894 7.1917 - 5.10.1919 - 17.5.1953 1.6.1959

Cap 49 :   Grupont - Wellin

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1909 CFRB)   (1919-.... RGW)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Grupont - Chanly 1.2.1894 9.11.1943 - 15.5.1949 - 1.9.1955 1.9.1955
Chanly - Halma 1.2.1894 9.1916 - 20.7.1921 - 1.9.1955 9.191.56
Halma - Wellin 1.2.1894 9.1916 - 20.7.1921 - 1.9.1955 29.7.1957

Cap 50 :   Namur - Malonne - St.Gerard et Embranchements

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1908 CFRB)   (1908-1913 NE)   (1913-1929 MOSANE)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Namur port - Namur gare 25.1.1892 - 1910 17.5.1953 17.5.1953
Namur gare - Salzinnes 25.8.1892 - 1910 17.5.1953 15.10.1953
Salzinnes - Malone Meuse 25.8.1892 - 1910 17.5.1953 15.10.1953
Malone Meuse - Malone Malpas 13.5.1893 - 1912 17.5.1953 15.10.1953
Malone Malpas - Malone Insepre 15.6.1893 - 4.1947 17.5.1953 15.10.1953
Malone Insepre - Bois de Villers 9.9.1893 - 4.1947 17.5.1953 15.10.1953
Bois de Villers - Lesve 6.1.1895 - 4.1947 17.5.1953 15.10.1953
Lesve - St.Gérard ville 19.5.1895 1917 - 1920 8.1947 17.5.1953 15.10.1953
St.Gérard ville - St.Gérard gare 19.5.1895 1917 - 1920 8.1947 17.5.1953 15.10.1953

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Namur Meuse - Les Plantes 19.5.1895 - 1910 18.5.1952 18.5.1952
Namur Les Plantes - Wepion 19.5.1895 - 1935 18.5.1952 18.5.1952
Wepion - Fooz 1.1.1905 - 1935 18.5.1952 18.5.1952
Fooz - Profondeville 7.7.1906 - 1935 18.5.1952 18.5.1952

Cap 51 :   Glons - Kanne

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1919 LS)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Glons - Boirs 1.9.1893 5.1918 - 25.10.1920 - 5.1940 5.1940
Boirs - Bitsingen 1.9.1893 5.1918 - 2.1921 - 3.1948 3.1948
Bitsingen - Wonck 1.9.1893 5.1918 - 2.1921 - 5.1940 5.1940
Wonck - Kanne 1.9.1893 9.1915 - 2.1921 - 5.1940 5.1940
Kanne - Maastricht 14.1.1894 1914 - 31.3.1919 - 5.1940 5.1940

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Boirs - Boirs quarries 1) 1.6.1912 5.1918 - 25.10.1920 - - 3.1948

1)   Only goods transport

Cap 52 :   Andenne - Sorée - Ciney

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1929 MOSANE)   (1929-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Andenne - Coutisse 31.8.1913 - 1917 - ? 18.5.1952 18.5.1952
Coutisse - Ohey 31.8.1913 - 1917 - ? 18.5.1952 1.6.1955
Ohey - Sorée 31.8.1913 - - 18.5.1952 18.5.1952
Sorée - Emptinne 1919 - - 18.5.1952 18.5.1952
Emptinne - Ciney 1927 - - 18.5.1952 18.5.1952

Cap 53 :   St.Truiden - Oreye

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1928 AO)   (1928-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Rocourt - Alleur 2.2.1936 - 2.2.1936 20.12.1959 20.12.1959

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Ans - Alleur 1) 1.7.1890 - 1.12.1930 7.10.1956 7.10.1956
Alleur - Villers l'Evêque 1) 1.7.1890 - 2.8.1931 20.12.1959 20.12.1959
Villers l'Evêque - Oreye 1) 1.7.1890 - 2.8.1931 20.12.1959 20.12.1959
Oreye - St.Truiden Brustem 24.10.1892 (goods)
26.11.1892 (pers)
- 15.6.1936 25.10.1956 7.1.1957
St.Truiden Brustem - St.Truiden 24.10.1892 (goods)
26.11.1892 (pers)
- 15.6.1936 25.10.1956 7.1.1957

1)   The traject Ans - Oreye was privately owned and operated by AO

Cap 54 :   Zichem - Montaigu

Trackwidth: 1435 mm Operation by : (begin-end GCB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Zichem - Scherpenheuvel 10.1.1894 - - 1) 1)

1)   On 1.7.1898 property and operation of the line to GCB (railways)

Cap 55 :   Groenendael - Overyssche

Trackwidth: 1435 mm Operation by : (begin-1896 LR)   (1896-1901NMVB)   (1901-1919 CFP)   (1920-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Groenendaal - Overijsse 15.2.1892 10.1917 - 2.10.1919 - 13.2.1949 1) 1.7.1963

1)   Incidental trafic until 4.1964

Cap 56 :   Namur - Spy - Onoz

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1908 CFRB)   (1908-1913 NE)   (1913-1929 MOSANE)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Namur gare - Namur Rue de Vicinal 11.6.1899 - 1910 29.8.1955 29.8.1955
Namur Rue de Vicinal - Namur St.Gervais 11.6.1899 - 1910 1.1.1959 29.8.1955
Namur St.Gervais - Belgraide 1510.1893 - 1910 1.1.1959 29.8.1955
Belgraide - Sausin 1510.1893 - 1937 1.1.1959 29.8.1955
Sausin - Temploux 1510.1893 - 1937 1.1.1959 29.8.1955
Temploux - Spy 1510.1893 - 1937 1.1.1959 1.1.1959
Spy - Onoz 1510.1893 - 1937 1.1.1959 1.1.1959

Cap 57 :   Turnhout - Arendonk

Trackwidth: 1067 mm (until 1919)
Trackwidth: 1000 mm (after 1919)
Operation by : (begin-1920 AMDB)   (1920-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Turnhout - Oud Turnhout 1.5.1893 - - 12.11.1955 12.11.1955
Oud Turnhout - Arendonk kanaal 1.5.1893 - - 15.5.1949 15.5.1949
Arendonk kanaal - Arendonk grens 1.7.1894 - - 15.5.1949 15.5.1949
Arendonk grens - Reusel grens 15.8.1894 - - 15.5.1949 15.5.1949

Cap 58 :   Louvain - Diest

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1920 CFV)   (1920-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Leuven - St.Joris Wingene 17.7.1893 - 1.9.1952 31.3.1962 31.3.1962
St.Joris Wingene - Assent 1.11.1893 - 1.9.1952 31.3.1962 31.3.1962
Assent - Tielt 1.11.1893 - 1.9.1952 31.3.1962 29.8.1955
Tielt - Diest Leuvense Poort 3.1.1894 - 17.5.1953 12.6.1955 29.8.1955
Diest Leuvense Poort - Diest Station 25.11.1911 - 21.9.1953 11.4.1955 11.4.1955

Cap 59 :   St.Niklaas - Kieldrecht - Doel

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1908 SNKD)   (1908-1919 TUV)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
St.Niklaas - Kieldrecht 1.10.1893 - - 13.7.1944 13.7.1944
Kieldrecht - Doel 15.2.1905 - - 13.7.1944 13.7.1944

Cap 60 :   Clavier - Comblain-au-Pont

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1919 Cond)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Clavier - Ochain 1.10.1894 7.1916 - 30.10.1921 - 17.3.1958 1949
Ochain - Warzée 1.10.1894 7.1916 - 30.10.1921 - 17.3.1958 17.3.1958
Warzée - Ouffet 1.10.1894 7.1916 - 30.10.1921 - 8.12.1947 17.3.1958
Ouffet - La Rock 1) 10.5.1895 7.1916 - 20.5.1921
3.1943 2)
- 17.3.1958 29.7.1957
La Rock - Anthisnes 1) 10.5.1895 7.1916 - 20.5.1921
3.1943 2)
- 17.3.1958 29.7.1957
Anthisnes - Comblain au Pont Ecole 1) 2.1.1896 7.1916 - 12.5.1920
3.1943 2)
- 17.3.1958 29.7.1957
Comblain au Pont Ecole - Comblain au Pont village 1) 8.1.1898 7.1916 - 12.5.1920
3.1943 2)
- 17.3.1958 29.7.1957
Comblain au Pont village - Comblain au Pont gare 1) 8.1.1898 7.1916 - 12.5.1920
5.1940 - ?
- 17.3.1958 29.7.1957

1)   From 12.2.1907 - ? 4-rail (1000 /1435 mm)
2)   Stopped only for 1000 mm line; the 1435 line remained in use until 17.3.1958

Cap 61 :   Grimbergen - Londerzeel

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1920 VFB)   (1920-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Grimbergen - Meise 24.9.1893 6.1916 - 23.5.1920 17.9.1909 30.6.1968 30.6.1968
Meise - Wolvertem 1) 26.6.1894 6.1916 - 23.5.1920 1.5.1926 20.6.1970 20.6.1970
Wolvertem - Londerzeel 1) 1.12.1894 6.1916 - 23.5.1920 26.10.1930 4.10.1968 4.10.1968

1)   The traject Heizel - Meise - Londerzeel got 3rd rail (1435 mm) from 4.1935 until 1941 to give normal track acces from the railway station in Londerzeel to the exhibition grounds in Heizel.

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Heizel - Meise 1) 4.1935 - 4.1935 20.6.1970 20.6.1970

Cap 62 :   Montigny-le-Tilleul - Thuillies

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1904 LS)   (1904-1923 TEPC)   (1923-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Montigny le Tilleul - Gozée 14.1.1895 - ? 26.5.1968 26.5.1968
Gozée - Thuilles 1.4.1895 ? - 26.5.1968 26.5.1968

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Montigny le Tilleul - Bomerée 1.12.1928 - 1.12.1928 1.7.1962 1.7.1962

Cap 63 :   Eghezée - St.Denis-Bovesse

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1913 CN)   (1913-1929 MOSANE)   (1929-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Eghezée - St.Germain pers: 20.9.1895
goods:1.10.1895
1917 - 10.10.1920 - 14.3.1948 14.3.1948
St.Germain - Meux pers: 20.9.1895
goods:1.10.1895
1917 - 10.9.1927 - 14.3.1948 14.3.1948
Meux - St.Denis-Bovesse pers: 20.9.1895
goods:1.10.1895
1917 - 10.9.1927 - 10.1942 10.1942
St.Denis-Bovesse - Sausin planned, not build - - - -

Cap 64 :   Turnhout - Mol - Westerlo - Zichem

Trackwidth: 1067 mm (until 1919)
Trackwidth: 1000 mm (after 1919)
Operation by : (begin-1920 AMDB)   (1920-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Turnhout - Oud Turnhout see cap.57 see cap.57 see cap.57 see cap.57 see cap.57
Oud Turnhout - Mol Donk 4.5.1895 - - 12.11.1955 12.11.1955
Mol Donk - Mol station 1) 4.5.1895 - - 12.11.1955 26.6.1970
Mol station - Meerhout 4.5.1895 - - 4.6.1949 12.7.1954
Meerhout - Eindhout 15.2.1896 - - 4.6.1949 12.7.1954
Eindhout - Oosterlo 15.2.1896 - - 4.6.1949 12.7.1954

1)   The traject Mol Donk - Mol station was with 4 rail

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Eindhout - Zichem 5.4.1900 - - 4.6.1949 4.6.1949

Cap 65 :   Brugge - Zwevezele

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-191919 BS)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Brugge - Brugge Katelijnepoort 10.2.1913 1914 - 29.1.1919 10.2.1913 6.4.1952 6.4.1952
Brugge Katelijnepoort - Steenbrugge 22.1.1896 1914 - 29.1.1919 10.2.1913 6.4.1952 6.4.1952
Steenbrugge - Zwevezele Hille 22.1.1896 1914 - 29.1.1919 - 6.4.1952 6.4.1952

Cap 66 :   Lens - Enghien - Soignies

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1919 CFVM)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Lens - Noir Jambon 7.4.1898 - - 1.8.1954 1.8.1954
Noir Jambon - Graty 7.4.1898 - - 1.8.1954 1.8.1954
Graty - Enghien 1.10.1898 - - 1.8.1954 1.8.1954

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Noir Jambon - Horrues 25.7.1898 - - 20.3.1950 20.3.1950
Horrues - Soignies 25.7.1898 1917 - 1919 - 1943 1943

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Noir Jambon - Silly planned, not built - - - -

Cap 67 :   Boussu a la frontière vers Bavay

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1919CFVM)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Boussu Canal - Boussu Village 14.7.1896 1917 - 1919 7.2.1931 15.3.1970 15.3.1970
Boussu Village - Dour rue de Boussu 14.7.1896 1917 - 1919 7.2.1931 15.3.1970 15.3.1970
Dour rue de Boussu - Dour Trichères 14.7.1896 1917 - 1919 7.2.1931 15.3.1970 15.3.1970
Dour Trichères - Blaugies 14.7.1896 1917 - 6.12.1920 31.10.1931 2.7.1966 2.7.1966
Blaugies - Erquennes 14.7.1896 1917 - 6.12.1920 31.10.1931 2.7.1966 2.7.1966
Erquennes - Fayt le France frontière 14.7.1896 1917 - 6.12.1920 31.10.1931 2.7.1966 2.7.1966

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Dour rue de Boussu - Temple 10.4.1937 - 10.4.1937 15.3.1970 15.3.1970
Temple - Dour Trichères 15.9.1937 - 15.9.1937 15.3.1970 15.3.1970

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Temple - Warquignies garage 1.2.1938 - 1.2.1938 2.7.1966 2.7.1966
Warquignies garage - Wasmes rue royale 1.3.1938 - 1.3.1938 2.7.1966 2.7.1966
Wasmes rue royale - Wasmes 1.4.1941 - 1.4.1941 2.7.1966 2.7.1966

Cap 68 :   Tongeren - Lanaken - Vroenhoven - Grens

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1919 LS)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Tongeren - Riemst 15.5.1897 - - 24.12.1954 4.5.1955
Riemst - Vroenhoven 15.5.1897 - - 24.12.1954 4.5.1955
Vroenhoven - Lanaken 15.5.1897 - - 24.12.1954 4.5.1955
Lanaken - Tournebride 7.1.1898 - - 25.12.1954 25.12.1954

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Vroenhoven - Vroenhoven border 1) 1.5.1909 2) 1940 - 3.1943 - 4.1.1950 17.7.1943
Vroenhoven border - Maastricht 1) 1.5.1909 2) 1940 - 3.1943 - 17.7.1943 17.7.1943

1)   Already goods transport from 5.4.1909
2)   Reopening in 1943 only for goods transport

Cap 69 :   Tongeren - Fexhe-le-Haut-Clocher

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1919 LS)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Tongeren - Villers l'Eveque 15.5.1897 (goods) 10.5.1940 - ?
(pass) 15.5.1942 - ?
- ? 20.12.1959
Villers l'Eveque - Fexhe le Haut Clocher village 15.5.1897 (goods) 10.5.1940 - 1945
(pass) 15.5.1942 - ?
- ? ?
Fexhe le Haut Clocher village - gare 4.10.1899 (goods) 10.5.1940 - ?
(pass) 15.5.1942 - ?
- ? ?

Cap 70 :   Brasschaat - Brecht - Westerlo

Trackwidth: 1067 mm (until 1919)
Trackwidth: 1000 mm (after 1919)
Operation by : (begin-1920 AMDB)   (1920-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Brasschaat - Brasschaat Polygoon 10.6.1896 - - 5.1940 5.1940
Brasschaat Polygoon - Brecht 10.6.1896 - - 5.1940 5.1940
Brecht - St.Lennarts 3.9.1907 - - 5.1940 5.1940
St.Lennarts - Oostmalle 3.9.1907 22.2.1943 - 22.2.1943 22.2.1943
Oostmalle - Wechelderzande 3.9.1907 - - 31.8.1949 31.8.1949
Wechelderzande - Herentals 14.3.1908 - - 31.8.1949 31.8.1949
Herentals - Westerlo 23.4.1907 17.10.1917 - 12.8.1920 - 30.6.1950 30.6.1950

Cap 71 :   Onoz - Fleurus

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1908 CFRB)   (1908-1913 NE)   (1913-1929 MOSANE)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Onoz - Velaine 1.8.1898 - 17.5.1953 1.1.1959 1.1.1959
Velaine - Fleurus ecole 1.8.1898 - 17.5.1953 26.5.1963 26.5.1963
Fleurus ecole - Fleurus gare 8.10.1898 - 17.5.1953 26.5.1963 26.5.1963

Cap 72 :   Haecht - Aerschot - Thielt - Tirlemont

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-19.. ??)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Haacht - Werchter dorp 3.12.1901 2.1918 - 10.5.1920 - 16.5.1953 15.10.1953
Werchter dorp - Werchter rue de Tremelo 3.12.1901 2.1918 - 12.7.1920 - 16.5.1953 15.10.1953
Werchter rue de Tremelo - Betekom 3.12.1901 2.1918 - 12.7.1920 - 16.5.1953 15.10.1953
Betekom - Aarschot 3.12.1901 2.1918 - 12.7.1920 - 16.5.1953 15.10.1953
Aarschot - Tielt 15.9.1897 2.1918 - 1.10.1920 - 16.5.1953 15.10.1953
Tielt - Kapellen 21.1.1898 2.1918 - 1.10.1920 - 16.5.1953 15.10.1953
Kapellen - Tienen 21.1.1898 2.1918 - 1.10.1920 - 16.5.1953 29.9.1955

Cap 73 :   Liège - Barchon - Fouron-le-Comte

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1899 LM)   (1899-1920-end LB)   (1920-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Liège Place St.Lambert - Liège Quai des Pêcheurs 1) 1.5.1910 6.8.1914 - 12.8.1919
11.5.1940 - 18.12.1947
1.5.1910 2.10.1955 2.10.1955
Liège Quai des Pêcheurs - Jupille 14.7.1898 - 1.5.1910 2.10.1955 2.10.1955
Jupille - Belaire 14.7.1898 11.1917 - 12.8.1921 15.7.1940 2.10.1955 2.10.1955
Belaire - Saive 14.7.1898 11.1917 - 12.8.1921 21.4.1941 2.10.1955 2.10.1955
Saive - Barchon 14.7.1898 11.1917 - 12.8.1921 22.11.1943 2.10.1955 2.10.1955
Barchon - Blegny 22.12.1906 11.1917 - 12.8.1921 25.12.1947 2.10.1955 2.10.1955
Blegny - Dalhem 14.8.1907 11.1917 - 12.8.1921 - 2.10.1955 17.3.1958 2)
Dalhem - Warsage 21.3.1908 11.1917 - 1.3.1922
24.5.1943 - ?
- 1952 1952 2)
Warsage - s Gravenvoeren 21.3.1908 12.1915 - 1.3.1922
24.5.1943 - ?
- 1952 1952

1)   Via tracks of Liège city tramways
2)   Reopened for goods traffic 28.6.1952 - 31.3.1980. This line was sold to colliery Argenteau (stone quarrel)

Cap 74 :   Braine l'Alleud - Wavre

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1920 VFB)   (1920-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Braine l'Alleud gare est - Mont St.Jean 22.3.1898 1917 - 1.6.1919 18.10.1930 31.3.1964 31.3.1964
Mont St.Jean - Maransart 1) 22.3.1898 1917 - 20.3.1920 2.11.1931 28.6.1964 28.6.1964
Maransart - Lasne 1) 22.3.1898 1917 - 1.8.1920 2.11.1931 28.6.1964 28.6.1964
Lasne - Renipont 1) 22.3.1898 1917 - 1.3.1921 2.10.1932 28.6.1964 28.6.1964
Renipont - Rixensart 1) 16.7.1898 1917 - 1.3.1921 2.10.1932 28.6.1964 28.6.1964
Rixensart - Wavre 11.3.1899 1917 - 9.4.1921 9.4.1933 24.6.1964 24.6.1964

1)   From begin until 1936 track 4-rail

Cap 75 :   Ieper - Waasten - Nieuwkerke - Steenwerck

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1910 LS)   (1910-19..ODI)   (19..-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Ieper - Voormezele 22.12.1897 1914 - 17.9.1919 - 25.4.1949 29.12.1951
Voormezele - Kemmel 22.12.1897 1914 - 15.9.1920 - 25.4.1949 29.12.1951
Kemmel - Nieuwkerke 22.12.1897 ? - 25.12.1920 - 25.4.1949 29.12.1951
Nieuwkerke - Seule border 1.5.1909 ? - 7.12.1922 - 25.4.1949 29.12.1951
Seule border - Steenwerck (FR) 1.5.1909 ? - 14.1.1923 - 20.5.1932 20.5.1932

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Kemmel - Mesen 22.12.1897 ? - 1.1.1920 - 18.5.1936 5.12.1938
Mesen - Waasten 22.12.1897 ? - 1.2.1922 - 18.5.1936 5.12.1938

Cap 76 :   Louvain - Tervuren

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1920 CFV)   (1920-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Leuven - Bertem see cap.177 - - - -
Bertem - Vossem 10.5.1897 - 13.7.1934 19.5.1961 19.5.1961
Vossem - Tervuren 10.5.1897 - 13.7.1934 2.10.1954 2.10.1954

Cap 77 :   Antwerpen - Boom - Mechelen - Duffel - Lier

Trackwidth: 1067 mm (until 1919)
Trackwidth: 1000 mm (after 1919)
Operation by : (begin-1920 KSTM)   (1920-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Antwerpen Rooseveltplein - Britselei 1) 15.7.1940 - 15.7.1940 21.5.1966 21.5.1966
Antwerpen Komedieplaats - Britselei 1) 4.11.1935 - 4.11.1935 15.7.1940 15.7.1940
Antwerpen Britselei - Zuid 1) 4.11.1935 - 4.11.1935 21.5.1966 21.5.1966
Antwerpen Zwemdok - Antwerpen Zuid 15.9.1903 1914 - ? 6.3.1932 21.5.1966 21.5.1966
Antwerpen Zuid - Aartselaar 15.9.1901 1914 - 1.1.1915 6.3.1932 21.5.1966 21.5.1966
Aartselaar - Boom Tuyaertstraat 6.3.1932 - 6.3.1932 21.5.1966 21.5.1966
Boom Tuyaertstraat - Boom St.Annakapel 14.10.1900 1914 - ? 11.12.1931 21.5.1966 21.5.1966
Boom St.Annakapel - Rumst 1.10.1900 1914 - ? 11.12.1931 21.5.1966 21.5.1966
Rumst - Rumst Vosberg 6.5.1900 1914 - 1.10.1915 2.10.1932 10.11.1956 10.11.1956
Rumst Vosberg - Walem brug 6.5.1900 1914 - 1.10.1915 2.10.1932 10.11.1956 10.11.1956
Walem brug - Mechelen Katelijnepoort 6.5.1900 1914 - 1.10.1915 9.4.1932 10.11.1956 10.11.1956
Mechelen Katelijnepoort - Kerkhoflei - Nekkerspoel 22.6.1902 1914 - 1.10.1915 9.4.1932 10.11.1956 10.11.1956
Mechelen Nekkerspoel - Mechelen Station See cap.12 See cap.12 See cap.12 See cap.12 See cap.12

1)   Via routes of City Tram Antwerpen

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Rumst Vosberg - Lier city border 1.1.1902 1914 - 1915
3.1918 - 30.9.1921
16.4.1933 4.9.1945 4.9.1945
Lier city border - Lier station 1.1.1902 1914 - 30.9.1921 16.4.1933 4.9.1945 4.9.1945

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Aartselaar - Reet 15.9.1901 1914 - 1.1.1915 6.3.1932 31.12.1953 31.12.1953
Reet - Rumst 1.10.1900 1914 - 1.1.1915 6.3.1932 31.12.1953 31.12.1953

Cap 78 :   Courcelles - Incourt - Gembloux

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-19.. ??)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Courcelles Canal - Gosselies 29.8.1904 - 1.9.1928 5.4.1988 5.4.1988
Gosselies - Mellet 29.8.1904 8.1915 - 1.10.1921 30.4.1932 29.10.1957 29.10.1957
Mellet - Tilly 11.7.1904 8.1915 - 1.10.1921 - 1.9.1953 1.9.1953
Tilly - Mellery 30.5.1904 8.1915 - 1.10.1921 - 1.9.1953 1.9.1953
Mellery - Chastre 14.9.1903 8.1915 - 1.10.1921 - 1.9.1953 1.9.1953
Chastre - Chaumont-Gistoux 14.9.1903 8.1915 - 1.10.1920 - 30.9.1950 30.9.1950
Chaumont-Gistoux - Opprebais 1.9.1900 8.1915 - 1.10.1920 - 30.9.1950 30.9.1950
Opprebais - Incourt 1.9.1900 8.1915 - 1.10.1920 - 2.9.1956 1.6.1959

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Oprebais - Walhain 21.4.1902 8.1915 - 1.10.1920 - 2.9.1956 1.6.1959
Walhain - Gembloux 21.4.1902 8.1915 - 3.3.1921 - 2.9.1956 1.6.1959

Cap 79 :   Gent - Merelbeke

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1899 LS)   (1899-1899 NMVB)   (1899-1954 ETG)   (1954-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Gent Zuidstation - Ledeberg 1.7.1899 - 1.12.1901 30.4.1955 30.4.1955
Ledeberg - Merelbeke 16.1.1898 - 1.12.1901 30.4.1955 30.4.1955

From begin until electrification also accu-trams.

Cap 80 :   Tervueren - Tirlemont

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1920 CFV)   (1920-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Tienen - Beauvechain 16.6.1902 12.1916 - 2.1.1920 - 1.7.1953 29.11.1959
Beauvechain - Hamme Mille see cap.44 - - - -
Hamme Mille - Nethen 15.6.1904 - - 21.4.1957
Nethen - St.Joris Weert 15.6.1904 - - 21.4.1957 21.4.1957
St.Joris Weert - Vossem 3.4.1905 - - 21.4.1957 21.4.1957

Operation went on to Tervuren (see cap.76).

Cap 81 :   Hasselt - Oreye

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Exploitation by : (begin-1919 LSTM)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Hasselt - Trekschuren 1.9.1899 - 1) 17.4.1932 17.12.1949 17.12.1949
Trekschuren - Koretessem 1.9.1899 - - 17.12.1949 17.12.1949
Kortessem - Borgloon 1.9.1899 4.1917 - 12.1.1920 - 17.12.1949 17.12.1949
Borgloon - Oreye 15.11.1900 4.1917 - 12.1.1920 - 17.12.1949 17.12.1949

1)   Closure of electric line 10.5.1940 - ? (remaining steam traffic)

Cap 82 :   Maaseik - Lanaken - Grens

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1919 LS)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Maaseik - Eisden 15.6.1898 - - 11.1954 25.12.1954
Eisden - Tournebride 7.1.1898 - - 11.1954 25.12.1954
Tournebride - Smeermaas 7.1.1898 3.1916 - 31.3.1919
10.5.1940 - 3.1943 1)
- 17.7.1943 17.7.1943
Smeermaas - Maastricht 7.1.1898 1914 - 31.3.1919
10.5.1940 - 3.1943 1)
- 17.7.1943 17.7.1943

1)   Reopened in 1943 only for goods transport

Cap 83 :   Waterloo - Mont-St-Jean

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1920 VFB)   (1920-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Waterloo - Mont St.Jean 15.6.1901 - 30.12.1923 31.3.1964 31.3.1964

Cap 84 :   Turnhout - Hoogstraten - Grens

Trackwidth: 1067 mm (until 1919)
Trackwidth: 1000 mm (after 1919)
Operation by : (begin-1920 AMDB)   (1920-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Turnhout - Beerse 28.8.1904 - - 31.8.1949 31.8.1949
Beerse - Merksplas 28.8.1904 30.9.1917 - 17.11.1919 - 31.8.1949 31.8.1949
Merksplas - Merksplas kolonie 1.10.1901 12.1916 - 15.1.1921 - 31.8.1949 31.8.1949
Merksplas kolonie - Hoogstraten 2.4.1894 30.9.1917 - 15.1.1921 - 31.8.1949 31.8.1949
Hoogstraten - Meersel 20.3.1899 - - 22.2.1943 22.2.1943
Meersel - Meersel dreef 1.9.1899 - - 22.2.1943 22.2.1943
Meersel dreef - Meersel grens 1.9.1899 - - 7.10.1934 1.1937
Meersel grens - Rijsbergen (NL) 1.9.1899 - - 7.10.1934 1.1937

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Beerse - Cement factory 1.7.1912 1917 - 15.1.1921 - 22.2.1943 22.2.1943

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Merksplas kolonie - Cement factory   1) 1887 12.1916 - ? - 22.2.1943 22.2.1943
Cement factory - Rijkevorsel vaart   1) 1887 - - 22.2.1943 22.2.1943
Rijkevorsel vaart - St.Lennarts 1.7.1912 - - 5.1940 5.1940

1)   From 1887 until 1912 this was part of capital 1

Cap 85 :   Aarsele - Kortrijk - Moeskroen - Menen

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1899 CMW)   (1899-1927 IC)   (1927-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Kortrijk Station - St.Janspark 1.5.1900 1.7.1917 - 3.1919 - 31.1.1955 21.10.1954
Kortrijk St.Janspark - Ooigem 1.5.1900 1.7.1917 - 3.1919 - 31.1.1955 21.10.1954
Ooigem - Wakken 1.5.1900 1.7.1917 - 1.7.1919 - 31.1.1955 21.10.1954
Wakken - Aarsele 14.5.1906 1.7.1917 - 29.12.1919 - 31.1.1955 21.10.1954

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Kortrijk (station north) - station south 25.5.1939 - 25.5.1939 ? ?
Kortrijk (station south) - Bellegem 15.6.1902 31.5.1917 - 24.2.1919 25.5.1939 ? ?
Bellegem - Moeskroen station 15.6.1902 31.5.1917 - 24.2.1919 25.5.1939 ? ?
Moeskroen station - Moeskroen Risquons Tout 8.8.1900 - 3.7.1932 26.10.1954 22.11.1954
Moeskroen Risquons Tout - Menen Barakken 8.8.1900 - 19.6.1932 26.10.1954 22.11.1954
Menen Barakken - Menen Grote Markt 8.8.1900 - 10.7.1932 26.10.1954 22.11.1954

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Moeskroen Risquons Tout - Mont-a-Leux 4.5.1906 1.7.1917 - 9.3.1919 3.7.1932 29.5.1960 29.5.1960

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Moeskroen Risquons Tout - La Planche 24.12.1932 - 24.12.1932 30.9.1954 17.3.1958

Cap 86 :   Hasselt - Herk-de-Stad - Halen

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1919 LSTM)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Hasselt - Kuringen 1.7.1900 4.1917 - 12.12.1920 17.4.1932 25.1.1948 25.1.1948
Kuringen - Herk-de-Stad 1.7.1900 4.1917 - 12.12.1920 - 25.1.1948 25.1.1948
Herk-de-Stad - Halen 7.8.1905 8.1915 - 4.1921 - 25.1.1948 25.1.1948

Cap 87:   Liège - Wihogne - Vottem - Tongeren

Operation by : (begin-19.. LB)   (1919-end NMVB)  
Trackwidth: 1000 mm
explanation of table

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Liège Place St.Lambert - Liège Pl.Rocheporte 6.7.1907 - 6.7.1907 18.12.1955 18.12.1955
Liège Pl.Rocheporte - Liège Rue de Campine 1.5.1900 - 18.1.1900 18.12.1955 18.12.1955
Liège Rue de Campine - Liège Rue de l' Academie 18.1.1900 - 18.1.1900 18.12.1955 18.12.1955
Liège Rue de l'Academie - Liège Ste.Walburge 5.8.1899 - 14.8.1901 18.12.1955 18.12.1955
Liège Ste.Walburge - Rocourt 5.8.1899 - 14.8.1901 18.12.1955 18.12.1955
Rocourt - Rocourt station 5.8.1899 - 24.10.1905 23.12.1961 23.12.1961
Rocourt station - Wihogne 5.8.1899 - 14.8.1932 23.12.1961 23.12.1961
Wihogne - Vreren 24.10.1905 - 14.8.1932 23.12.1961 23.12.1961
Vreren - Tongeren 21.7.1908 - 14.8.1932 23.12.1961 23.12.1961

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Liège Ste.Wqalburge - Vottem 19.9.1903 - 19.9.1903 11.12.1954 11.12.1954

Cap 88 :   Hasselt - Leopoldsburg

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1919 LSTM)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Hasselt - Zonhoven Donk 1.9.1899 2.1918 - 15.8.1919 17.4.1932 21.5.1955 21.5.1955
Zonhoven Donk - Beringen 1.9.1899 2.1918 - 15.8.1919 - 5.1950 5.1950
Beringen - Leopoldsburg 1.9.1899 - - 5.1950 5.1950

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Zonhoven Donk - Zonhoven 20.10.1941 - 1.2.1944 21.5.1955 21.5.1955
Zonhoven - Houthalen 20.10.1941 - 1.2.1944 21.5.1955 21.5.1955
Houthalen - Zolder 1.12.1946 - 27.6.1952 21.5.1955 21.5.1955
Zolder - Heusden 15.9.1947 - 19.8.1952 21.5.1955 21.5.1955
Heusden - Koersel 3.10.1948 - - 25.4.1954 21.10.1954

Cap 89 :   Binche - Bracquegnies et Extensions

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1921 BB)   (1921-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Binche - Peronnes 1.2.1903 - 22.5.1911 29.8.1993 29.8.1993
Peronnes - Trivières 1.7.1937 - 1.7.1937 29.8.1993 29.8.1993
Peronnes - St.Vaast 1.2.1903 - 22.5.1911 29.8.1993 29.8.1993
St.Vaast - Bois-le-Duc 1.2.1903 - 8.3.1913 1.4.1962 1.4.1962
Bois-le-Duc - Bracquegnies 21.5.1903 8.3.1913 1.4.1962 1.4.1962

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
St.Vaast - La Louvière gare sud 16.5.1907 - 22.5.1911 29.8.1993 29.8.1993
La Louvière gare sud - La Louvière 1925 - 1925 29.8.1993 29.8.1993

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Peronnes - Bray Peronnes 1.9.1908 - 31.12.1930 1.7.1962 1.7.1962
Bray Peronnes - Bray see cap.27 - - - -
Bray - Esteinnes au Val 1.9.1908 - 15.10.1931 1.7.1962 1.7.1962
Esteinnes au Val - Estinnes au Mont gare 1.8.1909 - 15.10.1931 1.7.1962 1.7.1962

Cap 90 :   Liège - Tilleur - Hollogne - Ans

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-19.. ??)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Liège Place St.Lambert - St.Gilles 9.5.1901 - 9.5.1901 2.8.1961 2.8.1961
St.Gilles - Tilleur 6.7.1901 - 6.7.1901 2.8.1961 2.8.1961

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
St.Gilles - Montegnée 16.5.1903 - 16.5.1903 31.7.1960 31.7.1960
Montegnée - Grace Berleur 16.5.1903 - 16.5.1903 31.7.1960 31.7.1960
Grace Berleur - Hollogne aux Pierres 12.12.1905 - 12.12.1905 13.7.1960 13.7.1960

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Montegnée - Ans Bolsée 12.12.1905 - 12.12.1905 7.10.1956 7.10.1956
Ans Bolsée - Ans Plateau 11.11.1907 - 11.11.1907 7.10.1956 7.10.1956
Ans Plateau - Ans 1) 11.11.1907 - 11.11.1907 7.10.1956 7.10.1956

1)   Via lines of TULE (city tram Liège)

Cap 91 :   Namur - Forville - Meeffe

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-19.. ??)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Namur - Forville 15.5.1902 1917 - 12.1919 - 2.10.1955 2.10.1955
Forville - Hemptinne 8.12.1912 1917 - 12.1919 - 2.10.1955 2.10.1955
Hemptinne - Meeffe 26.1.1913 1917 - 12.1919 - 2.10.1955 2.10.1955

Cap 92 :   Charleroi - Nalinnes avec Embranchements vers Marcinelle

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-19.. ??)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Charleroi Sud - Marcinelle Rue de Vilette see cap.9 - - - -
Marcinelle Rue de Vilette - Marcinelle Rue Allard 28.3.1901 - 29.1.1902 1.3.1968 1.3.1968
marcinelle Rue Allard - Marcinelle Eglise 4.4.1901 - 29.1.1902 1.3.1968 1.3.1968
Marcinelle Egliese - Marcinelle Hauchies 4.4.1901 - 29.1.1902 1.3.1968 1.3.1968
Marcinelle Hauchies - Marcinelle Haies 29.1.1902 - 29.1.1902 1.3.1968 1.3.1968
Marcinelle Haies - La Bruyère 31.10.1902 - 1.12.1921 1.3.1968 1.3.1968
La Bruyère - Nalinnes centre 31.10.1902 - 20.4.1925 1.3.1968 1.3.1968
Nalinnes centre - Bultia 1.9.1904 - 20.4.1925 20.4.1925

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Marcinelle Eglise - Marcinelle Vieille Place 4.4.1901 - 28.6.1903 1.3.1968 1.3.1968
Marcinelle Vieille Place - Marcinelle Ferme Bal 28.6.1903 - 28.6.1903 1.3.1968 1.3.1968
Marcinelle Ferme Bal - Mont s.Marchinne Point du Jour 1.8.1907 - 1.8.1907 1.3.1968 1.3.1968

Cap 93:   Poix - Paliseul

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1911 Renkin)   (1911-1920 HB)   (1920-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Poix - Libin 15.2.1903 - - 6.1.1956 1.11.1959
Libin - Maissin 10.5.1902 1917 - 30.5.1919 - 6.1.1956 1.11.1959
Maissin - Paliseul village 1.10.1903 1917 - 30.5.1919 - 6.1.1956 17.3.1958
Paliseul village - Paliseul gare 1.10.1903 1917 - 30.5.1919 - 6.1.1956 17.3.1958

Cap 94 :   Marche - Bastogne - Martelange

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1911 Renk)   (1911-1920 CFP)   (1920-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Marche - Marloie 1900 - 1906 - - 6.9.1954 1959
Marloie - Amberloup 1900 - 1906 - - 6.9.1954 1959
Amberloup - Bastogne 1900 - 1906 ? - 6.9.1954 1959
Bastogne - Martelange 1900 - 1906 ? - 1.9.1960 30.9.1960

Cap 95 :   Banlieue de Tournai

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1919 TUV)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Tournai - Kain gare 12.9.1901 1914 - 10.1919 31.12.1932 9.8.1954 9.8.1954
Kain gare - Kain Trinité 12.9.1901 1914 - 10.1919 14.5.1933 9.8.1954 9.8.1954
Kain Trinité - Quartes 12.9.1901 1914 - 10.1919 - 9.8.1954 9.8.1954
Quartes - Frasnes 1) 12.9.1901 1914 - 10.1919 - 9.8.1954 9.8.1954
Frasnes - Mainvault 24.12.1903 1914 - ? - 9.8.1954 9.8.1954
Mainvault - Mainvault Willaufosse 24.12.1903 1914 - ? - 9.8.1954 9.8.1954

1)   From 24.9.1900 - 15.12.1900 there was also goods transport on this section

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Tournai - Rumillies 14.7.1929 - 4.2.1932 25.3.1954 25.3.1954

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Tournai - Peruwelz village 1.5.1903 - - 23.8.1953 21.10.1954
Peruwelz village - Peruwelz gare 15.3.1909 - - 23.8.1953 21.10.1954

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Tournai - Wez-Velvain 30.8.1930 - - 26.4.1952 25.3.1954

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Tournai - Tournai cimétière 31.12.1932 - 31.12.1932 10.5.1940 10.5.1940

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Tournai - Orcq 25.6.1911 1914 - 1.10.1920 10.9.1932 25.3.1954 25.3.1954
Orcq - Hertain 25.6.1911 - 10.9.1932 25.3.1954 25.3.1954

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Tournai - Proyennes 14.3.1901 1914 - ? 9.1.1933 25.3.1954 25.3.1954
Proyennes - Templeuve 12.9.1901 1914 - ? 9.1.1933 25.3.1954 25.3.1954
Templeuve - Nechin border 23.4.1905 1914 - ? 9.1.1933 25.3.1954 25.3.1954
Nechin border - Toufflers (FR) 1.10.1906 1914 - ? 9.1.1933 25.3.1954 25.3.1954
Toufflers (FR) - Tram to Lille 15.12.1926 - ? ? ?

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Tournai - Pecq village 28.10.1923 - - 17.5.1953 22.10.1954
Pecq village - Pecq pont 28.10.1923 1944 - ? - 17.5.1953 22.10.1954
Pecq pont - Pecq gare 11.1.1934 1944 - ? - 17.5.1953 22.10.1954

Cap 96 :   Maaseik - Kessenich

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1919 LSTM)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Maaseik - Kessenich 1.5.1900 8.1915 - 4.1921 - 31.12.1937 31.12.1937

Cap 97 :   Chimay - Cul-des-Sarts - Petite Chapelle

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1920 CC)   (1920-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Chimay - Bourleurs (4 rail) 25.4.1903 1917 - 1920 - 1.6.1960 1.6.1960
Bourleurs - Forges (4 rail) 13.9.1903 1917 - 1920 - 1.6.1960 1.6.1960
Forges - Regniowelz 15.11.1903 1917 - 1920 - 1.6.1960 1.6.1960
Regniowelz - Cul des Sarts 1.5.1904 1917 - 1920 - 1.6.1960 1.6.1960
Cul des Sarts - Petite Chapelle village 3.10.1904 1917 - 1920 - 1.11.1959 1.11.1959
Petite Chapelle village - Pte Chapelle croissement 1.12.1904 1917 - 1920 - 1.11.1959 1.11.1959

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Cul des Sarts - Cul des Sarts village 17.12.1905 1917 - 1920 - 1.6.1960 1.6.1960

Cap 98 :   Aalter - Eekloo

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1903 NMVB)   (190319.. CFP)   (1917-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Eekloo kanaal - Aalter kanaal 12.3.1900 ±1914 - 1919 - 2.10.1949 2.10.1949

Cap 99 :   Ath - Flobecq

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1919 TUV)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Ath - Mainvault Willaufosse 24.12.1903 1915 - 30.4.1921 - 9.8.1954 9.8.1954
Mainvault Willaufosse - Oeudeghien 24.12.1903 1915 - 30.4.1921 - 9.8.1954 9.8.1954
Oeudeghien - Lahamaide 30.6.1904 1915 - 30.4.1921 - 9.8.1954 9.8.1954
Lahamaide - Flobecq 1.10.1906 1915 - 30.4.1921 - 9.8.1954 9.8.1954

Cap 100 :   Overmere - Lokeren - Zaffelare

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1911 VF)   (1911-1919 TUV)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Overmere - Lokeren 14.11.1901 6.1917 - 13.1.1922 - ? ?
Lokeren - Doorselaar 29.4.1911 6.1917 - 7.8.1921 - ? ?
Doorselaar - Zaffelare 29.4.1911 6.1917 - 1.7.1920 - ? ?

Cap 101 :   Lens - Baudour - Bauffe

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1919 CFVM)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Baudour - Lens 28.1.1902 1915 - 1919 - - 1.8.1954 1.8.1954
Lens - Bauffe 25.9.1899 - - - 1917 1917

Cap 102 :   Wetteren - Zottegem

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1920 CFP)   (1920-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Wetteren - Oordegem 1.4.1903 1917 - 15.4.1922 - 1.10.1955 18.12.1954
Oordegem - St.Lievens-Houtem 1.4.1903 1917 - 15.4.1922 - 1.10.1955 18.12.1954
St.Lievens-Houtem - Zottegem centrum 1.4.1903 1917 - 15.4.1922 - 1.10.1955 18.12.1954
Zottegem centrum - Zottegem station 18.5.1924 - - 1.10.1955 18.12.1954

Cap 103 :   Geraardsbergen - Oudenaarde

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1899 BL)   (1899-1903 CFRB)   (1903-19.. TUV)   (19..-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Geraardsbergen - Leupegem 1.4.1905 12.1917 - 29.2.1922 - 1943 1943
Leupegem - Oudenaarde station 20.11.1905 12.1917 - 21.12.1922 - 1943 1943

Cap 104 :   Casteau - Ch ND de Louvignies (Horrues)

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1919 CFVM)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Casteau - Neufville Gare 23.2.1904 - - 20.3.1950 20.3.1950
Neufville Gare - Neufville village 14.9.1901 1917 - 1919 - 20.3.1950 20.3.1950
Neufville Village - Horrues 4.8.1903 - - 20.3.1950 20.3.1950

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Neufville village - Quarries 1) 14.9.1901 1917 - 1919 - - ?

1)   Only goods transport

Cap 105 :   Itegem - Zandhoven

Trackwidth: 1067 mm (until 1921)
Trackwidth: 1000 mm (after 1921)
Operation by : (begin-1920 KSTM)   (1920-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Itegem - Bouwel 15.9.1904 2) 1915 - 1917
10.1917 - 1.5.1921
- 28.9.1951 28.9.1951
Bouwel - Zandhoven Heikant 1) 15.9.1904 2) 1915 - 1917
10.1917 - 27.9.1921
- 28.9.1951 28.9.1951

1)   Operation to Zandhoven dorp via cap.31
2)   Opening for goods transport from 14.5.1902

Cap 106 :   Nivelles - Braine-l'Alleud - Virginal et Embranchements

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1920 VFB)   (1920-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Nivelles - Bois-Seigneur-Isaac 6.9.1903 1917 - 9.4.1921 - 13.10.1958 5.7.1959

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Braine l'Alleud gare est - Braine l'Alleud gare ouest 1) 1910 1917 - 9.4.1921 10.9.1953 13.10.1958 5.7.1959
Braine l'Alleud - Bois-Seigneur-Isaac 9.10.1904 1917 - 9.4.1921 - 13.10.1958 5.7.1959
Bois-Seigneur-Isaac - Ittre 1.5.1904 1917 - 1.11.1921 - 13.10.1958 5.7.1959
Ittre - Virginal gare 10.8.1907 1917 - 1.11.1921 - 13.10.1958 5.7.1959
Virginal gare - Virginal village 14.11.1911 1917 - 1.11.1921 - 13.10.1958 5.7.1959
Virginal village - Planoit 20.3.1913 1917 - 16.4.1922 - 13.10.1958 5.7.1959
Planoit - Braine-le-Comte 1.6.1912 1917 - 16.4.1922 - 26.2.1943 26.2.1943

1)   Until 1953 only for service trams

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Planoit - Rebecq 20.3.1912 1917 - 16.4.1922 - 26.2.1943 26.2.1943

Cap 107 :   Diksmuide - Poperinge - Ieper

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1921 ODI)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Diksmuide - Merkem 25.9.1906 16.10.1914 - 26.6.1919 - 27.6.1953 20.7.1953
Merkem - Oostvleteren 25.9.1906 16.10.1914 - 26.6.1919 - 27.6.1953 20.7.1953
Oostvleteren - Poperinge 25.9.1906 16.10.1914 - 22.3.1919 - 7.9.1949 17.7.1953

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Merkem - Elverdinge 25.9.1906 16.10.1914 - 8.3.1922 - 20.1.1941 20.1.1941
see cap 29 Elverdinge - Ieper see cap 29 see cap 29 see cap 29 see cap 29 see cap 29

Cap 108 :   Tongeren - Kortessem

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1919 LSTM)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Tongeren - Kortessem 28.10.1904 - - 17.12.1949 17.12.1949

Cap 109 :   Couvin - Petite-Chapelle - Le Bruly

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1920 CC)   (1920-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Couvin - Le Bruly 1.12.1904 1917 - 1920 - 1.6.1953 1.6.1953
Le Bruly - Petite Chapelle croissement 1.12.1904 1917 - 1920 - 1.11.1959 1.11.1959
Petite Chappelle croissement - Pte Chapelle border 17.12.1905 1917 - 4.1922 - 1940 1940

Cap 110 :   Hamme - Zwijndrecht - Moerzeke - Baasrode Veer

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1911 VF)   (1911-1919 TUV)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Baasrode veer - Moerzeke 1.2.1910 - - 1936 1936
Moerzeke - Hamme 1.2.1910 1917 - 1.3.1922 - 1936 1936
Hamme - Elversele 17.11.1904 5.1917 - 1.10.1920 15.10.1937 19.9.1959 19.9.1959
Elversele - Tielrode 17.11.1904 5.1917 - 1.9.1920 15.10.1937 19.9.1959 19.9.1959
Tielrode - Temse 17.11.1904 - 15.10.1937 19.9.1959 19.9.1959
Temse - Bazel 1.3.1906 - 1.9.1931 19.9.1959 19.9.1959
Bazel - Zwijndrecht 15.5.1908 - 1.9.1931 19.9.1959 19.9.1959
Zwijndrecht - Antwerpen LO 15.5.1908 - 1935 19.9.1959 19.9.1959

Cap 111 :   Halle - Ninove

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1920 VFB)   (1920-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Halle - Leerbeek 8.9.1906 4.1916 - 4.1921
17.5.1943 - 31.7.1949
22.3.1953 16.9.1966 16.9.1966
Leerbeek - Oetingen 14.4.1906 9.1917 - ? - 28.3.1959 28.3.1959
Oetingen - Vollezele 8.9.1906 9.1917 - ? - 28.3.1959 28.3.1959
Vollezele - Ninove Burchtdam 22.5.1907 - - 28.3.1959 28.3.1959
Ninove Burchtdam - Ninove Denderkaai see cap.13 - - - -

Cap 112 :   Rochefort - Wellin - Graide

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1909 CFRB)   (1919-.... RGW)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Rochefort - Han sur Lesse 14.2.1904 7.1916 - 23.5.1920 - 1.9.1955 29.7.1957
Han sur Lesse - Wellin 14.2.1904 7.1916 - 23.5.1920 - 1.9.1955 29.7.1957
Wellin - Halma - Chanly See cap.49 - - - -
Chanly - Daverdisse 25.6.1908 9.1916 - 20.7.1921 - 1.9.1955 9.1.1956
Daverdisse - Porcheresse 14.8.1908 9.1916 - 20.7.1921 - 1950 1952
Porcheresse - Graide village 14.8.1908 9.1916 - 3.10.1921 - 1950 1952
Graide village - Graide gare 14.8.1908 9.1916 - 3.10.1921 - 1950 1952

Cap 113 :   Brugge - Knesselare - Ursel

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1919 NWV)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Brugge - Asbroek 18.1.1904 1914 - 22.12.1918 2.2.1913 16.5.1953 17.7.1957
Asbroek - Oedelgem 18.1.1904 1914 - 22.12.1918 - 16.5.1953 17.7.1957
Oedelgem - Knesselare 18.1.1904 1914 - 22.12.1918 - 16.5.1953 28.2.1956
Knesselare - Ursel 15.3.1908 1914 - 11.1.1919 - 16.5.1953 28.2.1956

Cap 114 :   Lierneux - Vielsalm

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1920 CFRB)   (1920-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Lierneux - Salmchateau 23.10.1904 - - 28.9.1958 1.6.1959
Salmchateau - Vielsalm 23.10.1904 - - 1944 1944

Cap 115 :   Poperinge - Veurne - De Panne

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation (Poperinge - Veurne) by : (begin-1921 ODI)   (1921-end NMVB)  
Operation (Veurne - De Panne) by : (begin-1905 LS)   (1905-1914 OB)   (1914-1927 ODI)   (1927-1955 SELVOP)   (1956-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Poperinge - Roesbrugge 24.10.1905 16.10.1914 - 4.12.1918 - 10.4.1949 12.7.1954
Roesbrugge - Watou 1.7.1906 16.10.1914 - 4.12.1918 - 8.9.1949 12.7.1954
Watou - Veurne 1.7.1906 16.10.1914 - 4.12.1918 - 10.8.1952 15.10.1953
Veurne - De Panne 25.7.1901 16.10.1914 - 4.12.1918 1.8.1930 5.9.1954 1.2.1952

Cap 116 :   Florennes - Dinant

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1920 J&S)   (1920-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Florennes village - Florennes gare 1911 1917 - 1921 - 1942 1942
Florennes gare - Rosée 16.9.1905 1917 - 1921 - 1942 1942
Rosée - Dinant 16.9.1905 1917 - 1921 - 20.7.1947 20.7.1947

Cap 117 :   Hannut - Vinalmont & Burdinne - Huy

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-19.. ??)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Hannut - Thisnes 20.4.1908 1917 - 22.11.1919 - 2.10.1955 2.10.1955
Thisnes - Ambresin 20.5.1909 1917 - 22.11.1919 - 2.10.1955 2.10.1955
Ambresin - Meefe 20.5.1909 1917 - 20.5.1920 - 2.10.1955 2.10.1955
Meefe - Acosse 20.5.1909 1917 - 20.5.1920
10.1942 -
- 1.6.1959 1.6.1959
Acosse - Burdinne 1.10.1908 1917 - 20.5.1920
10.1942 - ?
- 1.6.1959 1.6.1959
Burdinne - Huccorgne route de Burdinne 5.19.1909 1917 - 17.1.1922 - 1.10.1955 1.10.1955
Huccorgne route de Burdinne - Huccorgne station 1915 1917 - 17.1.1922 - 1.10.1955 1.10.1955
Huccorgne station - Roua 1915 1917 - ? - 1.10.1955 1.10.1955
Roua - Vinalmont Goods: 1905
Person: 1915
1917 - ? - 1.2.1948 3.12.1951

1   Opened in 1905 for goods transport only.

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Burdinne - Bierwart 1.10.1908 1917 - 1.5.1920 - 14.3.1948 1.6.1960
Bierwart - Heron 8.11.1908 1917 - 1.10.1920 - 1.7.1955 1.6.1960
Heron - Courthuin 20.5.1909 1917 - 1.10.1920 - 1.7.1955 1.6.1960
Courthuin - Bas-Oha 9.6.1912 1917 - 1.10.1920 - 1.7.1955 1.6.1960
Bas-Oha - Statte 9.6.1912 1917 - 1.4.1921 - 1.7.1955 1.6.1960
Statte - Huy See cap.20 - - - -

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Couthuin - Seilles 1.2.1913 1917 - 24.8.1921
1.12.1942 - ?
- ? ?
Seilles - Andenne See cap.3 - - - -

Cap 118 :   Sprimont - Trooz

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-19.. ??)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Sprimont - Trooz see cap.17 - - - -

Cap 119 :   Brugge - Middelburg - Aardenburg

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-19.. NWV)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Brugge - Brugge St.Kpoort 4.9.1904 1914 - 11.11.1918 30.5.1913 ? ?
Brugge St.Kruispoort - St.Kruis kerk 4.9.1904 1914 - 11.11.1918 30.5.1913 ? ?
St.Kruis kerk - St.Kruis Doornhut 4.9.1904 1914 - 11.11.1918 22.2.1914 18.3.1943 18.3.1943
St.Kruis Doornhut - Moerkerke 4.9.1904 1914 - 11.11.1918
18.3.1943 - ?
22.2.1914 ? ?
Moerkerke - Middelburg 4.9.1904 1914 - 1.6.1920
18.3.1943 - ?
- 6.7.1953 6.7.1953
Middelburg - grens 4.9.1904 1914 - 1.6.1920 - 18.3.1943 18.3.1943
grens - Aardenburg 4.9.1904 1914 - 1.6.1920 - 10.5.1940 10.5.1940

Cap 120 :   Assche - Aalst - Oordegem

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1918 CFP)   (1918-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Brussel - Zellik Driekoningen 3.9.1935 - 3.9.1935 20.6.1970 20.6.1970
Zellik Driekoningen - Zellik molen 1.10.1936 - 1.10.1936 20.6.1970 20.6.1970
Zellik molen - Asse 1.10.1936 - 25.7.1937 20.6.1970 20.6.1970
Asse - Hekelgem 1.5.1905 1917 - 30.12.1921 25.7.1937 20.6.1970 29.7.1957
Hekelgem - Aalst 1.5.1905 1917 - 30.12.1921 25.7.1937 1962 29.7.1957
Aalst - Oordegem 1.5.1904 1917 - 15.4.1922 - 1.10.1955 1.10.1955

Cap 121 :   Ieper - Geluwe

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1927 IC)   (1927-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Ieper station - Menenpoort 14.7.1905 9.10.1914 - 5.10.1919 - 7.9.1949 7.9.1949
Ieper Menenpoort - Zillebeke 14.7.1905 9.10.1914 - 1.9.1919 - 7.9.1949 7.9.1949
Zillebeke - Geluveld 14.7.1905 9.10.1914 - 14.8.1919 - 7.9.1949 7.9.1949
Geluveld - Geluwe 14.7.1905 9.10.1914 - 25.5.1919 - 7.9.1949 7.9.1949

Cap 122 :   Hannut - Jemeppe-sur-Meuse et Embrancements

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1928 AO)   (1928-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Hannut - Omal 22.9.1906 - - 1.2.1948 3.1.1952
Omal - Viemme 1.7.1906 - - 1.2.1948 3.1.1952
Viemme - Haneffe 1.7.1906 - - 1.2.1948 14.4.1955
Haneffe - Verlaine 2.10.1905 - - 1.2.1948 14.4.1955
Verlaine - Yernave 2.10.1905 - - 15.12.1952 15.12.1952
Yernave - St.Georges 2.10.1905 - - 19.3.1950 19.3.1950
St.Georges - Horion 2.10.1905 - - ? ?
Horion - Mons 18.7.1906 - 17.12.1936 ? ?
Mons - Hollogne aux Pierres 21.7.1908 - 7.5.1933 ? ?
Hollogne aux Pierres - Jemeppe 21.7.1908 - 7.5.1933 14.9.1959 13.7.1960

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Verlaine - Villers 1.2.1923 - - 4.4.1932 10.11.1942
Villers - Ampsin 1) 1.2.1923 - - ? ?

1)   4-rail 1000 / 1435 mm

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
St.Georges - Engis 25.6.1913 - - 4.4.1932 1) 19.3.1950

1)   From 5.1940 - 8.1940 again person traffic

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Horion - Fexhe le Haut Clocher 18.7.1906 - - 19.7.1936 3.1.1956

Cap 123 :   Lesve - Warnant

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1913 NE)   (1913-1929 MOSANE)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Lesves - Bioul 5.12.1908 1914 - 17.5.1953 12.7.1954
Bioul - Warnant 1.4.1909 1914 - 31.8.1960 31.10.1960

Cap 124 :   did not exist

Cap 125 :   Casteau - Bracquegnies

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1919 CFVM)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Casteau - Thieusies 28.6.1906 - - 28.8.1955 31.7.1957
Thieusies - Roeulx 28.11.1906 - - 28.8.1955 31.7.1957
Roeulx - Bracquegnies 22.10.1907 - - 28.8.1955 31.7.1957

Cap 126 :   Gent - Lochristi

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1904 VF)   (1904-1919 TUV)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Gent St.Pieters - Dampoort - St.Amandsberg See cap.19 See cap.19 See cap.19 See cap.19 See cap.19
Gent Dampoort - Lochristi 20.8.1903 1917 - 23.3.1919 7.12.1930 29.11.1957 29.11.1957

Cap 127 :   Lignes du Borinage

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1911 UEG)   (1911-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Mons Grand Place - Mons Avenu de Berlaimont 1932 - 1932/td> 2.6.1973 2.6.1973
Mons Gare Mons Avenue de Berlaimont 31.3.1912 1917 - 10.1921 1) 9.7.1914 2.6.1973 2.6.1973
Mons Avenue de Berlaimont - Frameries Quatre Pavés 31.3.1912 1917 - 10.1921 1) 9.7.1914 2.6.1973 2.6.1973
Frameries Quatre Pavés - La Bouverie Couteaux 10.2.1906 - 1) 10.2.1906 2.6.1973 2.6.1973
La Bouverie Couteaux- Eugies village 10.2.1906 - 1) 10.2.1906 2.6.1973 2.6.1973

1)   From begin until 1921 electrified by 600 V single phase (2 catenaries)

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Quaregnon gare - Quaregnon village 6.4.1905 - 1) 6.4.1905 26.5.1963 26.5.1963
Quaregnon village - Pâturages 6.4.1905 - 1) 6.4.1905 26.5.1963 26.5.1963
Pâturages - Wasmes 6.4.1905 - 1) 6.4.1905 15.3.1970 15.3.1970
Wasmes - Eugies village 6.4.1905 - 1) 6.4.1905 2.6.1973 2.6.1973

1)   From begin until 1921 electrified by 600 V single phase (2 catenaries)

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
St.Gislain gare - Hornu 11.6.1905 - 1) 11.6.1905 2.7.1966 2.7.1966
Hornu - Wasmes 11.6.1905 - 1) 11.6.1905 2.7.1966 2.7.1966

1)   From begin until 1921 electrified by 600 V single phase (2 catenaries)

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Pâturages - La Bouverie rue Ferrer 10.2.1906 - 1) 10.2.1906 15.3.1970 15.3.1970
La Bouverie rue Ferrer - Frameries Quatre Pavés 10.2.1906 - 1) 10.2.1906 15.3.1970 15.3.1970
Frameries Quatre Pavés - Frameries gare 10.2.1906 - 1)2) 10.2.1906 15.3.1970 15.3.1970
Frameries gare - Harveng 15.5.1907 1917 - 10.1921 - 1943 1943
Harveng - Quévy 1.5.1908 - - 1.6.1958 1.6.1958

1)   From begin until 1921 electrified by 600 V single phase (2 catenaries)
2)   Electrification taken away 10.1921

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
La Bouverie rue Ferrer - La Bouverie Couteaux 1.5.1907 - 1 1.5.1907 1913 1913

1)   From begin until 1921 electrified by 600 V single phase (2 catenaries)

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Eugies - Sars-la-Bruyere 1.3.1910 1917 - 10.1921 - 23.8.1953 23.8.1953
Sars-la-Bruyere - Aulnois 1.3.1910 1917 - 10.1921 - 23.8.1953 23.8.1953
Aulnois - Quévy 1.3.1910 1917 - 10.1921 - 1.6.1958 1.6.1958

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Quévy - Givry 10.8.1909 1917 - 10.1921 - ? ?
Givry - Estinnes au Mont gare 10.8.1909 1917 - 10.1921 - ? ?

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Mons - Harveng 1.5.1908 - - 1.6.1958 1.6.1958
Harveng - Givry 20.7.1924 - - 1943 1943

Cap 128 :   Gent - Merelbeke - Geraardsbergen

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1918 CFP)   (1918-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Gent St.Pieter - Gent Sterre 1.4.1925 - - 6.5.1954 4.2.1955
Gent Sterre - Merelbeke 11.10.1913 1917 - 6.5.1954 4.2.1955
Merelbeke - St.Lievens-Houtem 23.6.1907 1917 - 9.4.1921 - 2.10.1954 14.2.1955
St.Lievens-Houtem - Herzele 23.6.1907 1917 - 9.4.1921 - 15.12.1955 13.1.1955
Herzele - Geraardsbergen 1.5.1912 1917 - 1.10.1921 - 15.12.1955 13.1.1955

Cap 129 :   Jodoigne - Tirlemont - St.Truiden

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1919 TUV)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Tienen - Overhespen 29.6.1907 - - 2.10.1954 2.5.1962
Overhespen - Dormaal 29.6.1907 - - 2.10.1954 2.5.1962
Dormaal - Halle-Booienhoven 29.6.1907 - - 2.10.1954 2.5.1962
Halle-Booienhoven - St.Truiden 29.6.1907 - - 2.10.1954 19.4.1957

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Jodoigne - Piétrain 4.4.1908 - - 30.6.1953 1.6.1960
Piétrain - Ezemaal 4.4.1908 - - 30.6.1953 2.5.1962
Ezemaal - Overhespen 15.10.1908 - - 30.6.1953 2.5.1962

Cap 130 :   Maaseik - Molenbeersel ( - Weert)

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1925 MW)   (1925-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Maaseik - Molenbeersel 18.1.1910 - - 31.12.1937 31.12.1937
Molenbeersel - Stamproi 18.1.1910 1914 - 1918 - 23.7.1934 23.7.1934

Cap 131 :   Courrière - Ben-Ahin

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1913 CN)   (1913-1929 MOSANE)   (1929-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Courrière - Gesves 6.5.1907 1917 - 1.11.1921 - 10.3.1943 10.3.1943
Gesves - Ohey 15.1.1908 1917 - 1.11.1921 - 1.3.1958 1.3.1958
Ohey - Perwez 1.10.1908 1917 - 1.11.1921 - 29.9.1955 29.9.1955
Perwez - Ben Ahin 30.6.1909 1917 - 1.11.1921 - 10.3.1943 10.3.1943

Cap 132 :   Oostende - Diksmuide

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1921 ODI)   (1921-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Oostende Feysplein - Klein Parijs (cap.2) zie cap.2 zie cap.2 zie cap.2 zie cap.2 zie cap.2
Oostende Klein Parijs - Oostende Elisabethlaan 29.6.1907 16.10.1914 - 1.8.1919 24.7.1923 31.3.1955 29.12.1951
Oostende Elisabethlaan - Stene 29.6.1907 16.10.1914 - 1.8.1919 9.11.1932 13.3.1955 29.12.1951
Stene - Leke 29.6.1907 16.10.1914 - 1.8.1919 - 18.3.1951 29.12.1951
Leke - Diksmuide 29.6.1907 16.10.1914 - 1.8.1919 - 18.3.1951 29.12.1951

Cap 133 :   Turnhout - Poppel

Trackwidth: 1067 mm (until 1919)
Trackwidth: 1000 mm (after 1919)
Operation by : (begin-1920 AMDB)   (1920-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Turnhout - Poppel 21.11.1906 - - 16.6.1948 16.6.1948
Poppel - grens 1.5.1909 - - 15.9.1935 1936

Cap 134 :   Comblain-la-Tour - Manhay - Melreux

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1919 CFVA)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Comblain la Tour - Xhoris village 28.8.1909 - - 22.3.1948 1955
Xhoris villag e- Xhoris St.Roche 9.11.1909 - - 22.3.1948 1955
Xhoris St.Roche - Ferrières Ferot 10.3.1910 - - 22.3.1948 1955
Ferrières Ferot -Ferrières Village 26.3.1910 - - 22.3.1948 1955
Ferrières village - Burnontige 1.2.1912 - - 22.3.1948 1955
Burnontige - Werbemont 15.9.1912 - - 22.3.1948 1955
Werbemont - Harre 15.9.1912 - - 22.3.1948 13.10.1958
Harre - Manhay 15.9.1912 3.1918 - 17.10.1919 - 22.3.1948 13.10.1958
Manhay - Dochamps 25.2.1911 3.1918 - 19.7.1920 - 11.4.1954 1.11.1959
Dochamps - Forge a l'Aplé 21.5.1910 3.1918 - 20.3.1921 - 11.4.1954 1.11.1959
Forge a l'Aplé - Amonines 26.2.1910 3.1918 - 20.3.1921 - 11.4.1954 1.11.1959
Amonines - Erezée 15.9.1909 3.1918 - 20.3.1921 - 11.4.1954 1.11.1959
Erezée - Fisenne 19.10.1908 3.1918 - 20.3.1921 - 11.4.1954 1.11.1959
Fisenne - Soy 20.8.1908 3.1918 - 20.3.1921 - 11.4.1954 1.11.1959
Soy - Hotton 13.6.1908 3.1918 - 7.1921 - 11.4.1954 1.11.1959
Hotton - Melreux see cap.4 - - - -

Cap 135 :   Bouillon - Corbion - Pussemange

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1911 Renkin)   (1911-1920 HB)   (1920-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Bouillon - Corbion village 31.10.1907 - - 16.7.1955 1.6.1960
Corbion village - Corbion frontière 24.7.1910 - - 16.7.1955 1.6.1960
Corbion frontière - Pussemange 1.5.1925 - - 16.7.1955 1.6.1960
Pussemange - frontière 1.5.1925 - - 1933 1933

Cap 136 :   Gent - Bassevelde

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1911 GB)   (1911-1919 TUV)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Gent St.Pieters - Gent Rabot See cap.8 - - - -
Gent Rabot - Gent Begijnhofbrug 8.12.1910 1914 - 1.4.1920 10.5.1931 1.6.1959 1.6.1959
Gent Begijnhofbrug - Wondelgem 1.10.1910 1914 - 1.4.1920 10.5.1931 1.6.1959 1.6.1959
Wondelgem - Evergem 1.10.1910 1914 - 1.4.1920 10.5.1931 1.6.1959 1.6.1959
Evergem - Oosteeklo 6.7.1910 1914 - 17.6.1920 - 2.6.1956 2.6.1956
Oosteeklo - Bassevelde 6.7.1910 1914 - 18.7.1920 - 2.6.1956 2.6.1956

Cap 137 :   Brugge - Leke - Diksmuide

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1920 NWV)   (1920-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Brugge - St.Andries 22.3.1910 1914 - 6.12.1918 24.4.1913 18.3.1951 29.12.1951
St.Andries - Snellegem 22.3.1910 1914 - 6.12.1918 - 18.3.1951 29.12.1951
Snellegem - Koekelare 22.3.1910 1914 - 6.12.1918 - 18.3.1951 29.12.1951
Koekelare - Leke 22.3.1910 1914 - 6.12.1918 - 18.3.1951 29.12.1951
Leke - Diksmuide see cap.132 see cap.132 - see cap.132 see cap.132

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Koekelare - Diksmuide planned - - - -

Cap 138 :   Diest - Koursel

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1920 CFV)   (1920-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Diest station - Diest vest 11.11.1912 - - 8.6.1952 12.7.1954
Diest vest - Schaffen 11.1.1908 - - 8.6.1952 12.7.1954
Schaffen - Beringen 28.10.1907 - - 8.6.1952 12.7.1954
Beringen - Koersel 11.12.1912 1917 - 1919 - 25.4.1954 21.10.1954

Cap 139 :   Charleroi - Jumet - Lodelinsart

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1923 TEPC)   (1923-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Charleroi Viaduc - Damprémy place 15.5.1906 - 15.5.1906 1.3.1988 1.3.1888
Damprémy place - Gohyssart 15.5.1906 - 15.5.1906 1.3.1988 1.3.1888
Gohissart - Jumet Heigne 15.5.1906 - 15.5.1906 23.5.1982 23.5.1982
Jumet Heigne - Jumet Malavée 12.8.1912 - 12.8.1912 23.5.1982 23.5.1982
Jumet Malavée - Jumet rue de la Station 12.8.1912 - 12.8.1912 23.5.1982 23.5.1982
Jumet rue de la Station - Jumet ch.de Gilly 12.8.1912 - 12.8.1912 23.5.1982 23.5.1982

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Dampremy rte de Gosselies - Dampremy Fond Beghin 20.7.1935 - 20.7.1935 23.5.1982 23.5.1982
Dampremy Fond Beghin - Gohyssard 20.7.1935 - 20.7.1935 23.5.1982 23.5.1982
Gohyssart - Coupe 28.10.1939 - 28.10.1939 1.1.1983 1.1.1983
Copue - Malavee 28.10.1939 - 28.10.1939 1.1.1983 1.1.1983
Malavee - Jumet Chef Lieu 28.10.1939 - 28.10.1939 1.1.1983 1.1.1983
Jumet Chef Lieu - Jumet Rue Bertaux 28.10.1939 - 28.10.1939 1.1.1983 1.1.1983
Jumet Rue Bertaux - Jumet Ch.de Gilly 28.10.1939 - 28.10.1939 1.1.1983 1.1.1983

Cap 140 :   Lignes Electriques de Namur

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1908 CFRB)   (1908-1913 NE)   (1913-1929 MOSANE)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Namur gare - NamurFaubourg St.Nicolas 1910 - 1910 10.3.1952 10.3.1952
Namur gare - Namur St.Gervais - St.Gervais 1910 - 1910 10.3.1952 10.3.1952
Namur gare - Salzinnes - Hayettes 1910 1917 - 1921 1910 10.3.1952 10.3.1952
Hayettes - Citadelle 1910 1917 - 1921 1910 10.3.1952 10.3.1952
La Plante - Citadelle ca.1945 - ca.1945 13.9.1953 13.9.1953
Namur Meuse - Jambes 1910 1914 - 1910 15.12.1952 15.12.1952

Cap 141 :   Etalle - Villers-devant-Orval

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1911 J&S)   (1911-1920 CFP)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Etalle - Bellefontaine 1.2.1908 1917 - 1922 - 1950 1950
Bellefontaine - Villers devant Orval 9.12.1908 1917 - 1922 - 1950 1950

Cap 142 :   Oostende - Westende - Lombardsijde dorp

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1905 TEOL)   (1905-1905 LS)   (1905-1927 OB)   (1927-1955 SELVOP)   (1956-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Oostende - Mariakerke dijk (1) 19.7.1897 18.10.1914 - 24.3.1921 19.7.1897 in use 1.2.1952
Mariakerk dijk - Middelkerke bad (1) 31.7.1897 18.10.1914 - 24.3.1921 31.7.1897 in use 1.2.1952
Middelkerke bad - Westende bad (1) 29.6.1903 18.10.1914 - 8.9.1921
1942 - 12.1944
29.6.1903 in use 1.2.1952
Westende bad - Lombardsijde Bad 1.7.1927 - 1.7.1927 in use 1.2.1952
Lombardsijde bad - Lombardsijde dorp 1.7.1927 - 1.7.1927 in use 1.2.1952
Lombardsijde bad - Nieuwpoort Palingbrug 17.5.2019 - 17.5.2019 in use -

1)   From 1897-1905 only operation in summer. From 1905 all year

Cap 143 :   Libramont - Amberloup

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1921 ARD)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Libramont - Freux 9.7.1910 - - 20.5.1951 29.9.1955
Freux - Moircy 9.7.1910 - - 20.5.1951 29.9.1955
Moircy - Amberloup 9.7.1910 - - 20.5.1951 1959

Cap 144 :   Han-sur-Lesse - Grottes-de-Han

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1909 CFRB)   (1909-.... RGW)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Han sur Lesse - Grottes 1.6.1906 9.1916 - 13.6.1920 - 29.3.1968 29.3.1968
Han sur Lesse - Grottes (new traject) 29.3.1968 - - in use -

Cap 145 :   La Louvière - Haine St.Pierre

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-19.. ??)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
La Croyere - Fayt-les-Seneffe 1.12.1910 - 1.12.1910 27.7.1971 27.7.1971

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Familleureux - Bois d'Haine 13.3.1910 - 13.3.1910 27.7.1971 27.7.1971
Bois d'Haine - Pont a Thirieu 25.4.1908 - 25.4.1908 27.7.1971 27.7.1971
Pont a Thirieu - La Croyere 22.2.1908 - 22.2.1908 27.7.1971 27.7.1971
La Croyere - La Louviere 14.8.1907 - 14.8.1907 27.7.1971 27.7.1971
La Louviere - Haine St.Pierre 30.3.1907 - 30.3.1907 ? ?
Haine St.Pierre - Morlanwelz 1.7.1933 - 1.7.1933 ? ?

Cap 146 :   St.Truiden - Hannut

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1928 AO)   (1928-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length Traject Opening Temp.Closure Electrification Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
St.Truiden Brustem - Mielen 9.3.1911 9.1916 - 24.10.1921 - 5.1950 3.8.1956
Mielen - Jeuk 9.3.1911 9.1916 - 15.10.1920 - 5.1950 3.8.1956
Jeuk - Montenaken 9.3.1911 9.1916 - 20.12.1921 - 5.1950 3.8.1956
Montenaken - Trognée 24.12.1909 9.1916 - 20.12.1921 - 5.1950 3.8.1956
Trognée - Hannut 24.12.1909 9.1916 - 20.12.1921 - 5.1950 11.3.1958

Cap 147 :   Lier - Werchter

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1923 VT)   (1923-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Lier - Putte 5.10.1908 8.1915 - 28.9.1921 - 22.2.2943 22.2.2943
Putte - Schreiek 1.12.1908 8.1915 - 28.9.1921 - 15.12.1947 15.12.1947
Schriek - Tremelo 1.5.1909 8.1915 - 30.7.1920 - 15.12.1947 15.12.1947
Tremelo - Werchter splitsing 1.5.1909 8.1915 - 30.7.1920 - 15.12.1947 15.12.1947
Werchter splitsing - dorp see cap.72 see cap.72 see cap.72 see cap.72 see cap.72

Cap 148:   Mechelen - Aerschot

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-19.. VT)   (19..-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Mechelen station - Mechelen Nekkerspoel see cap.12 see cap.12 see cap.12 see cap.12 see cap.12
Mechelen Nekkerspoel - Pasbrug see cap.12 see cap.12 see cap.12 see cap.12 see cap.12
Pasbrug - Rijmenam 25.7.1908 7.1916 - 30.7.1920 2.8.1931 1.6.1957 1.6.1957
Rijmenam - Keerbergen 25.7.1908 7.1916 - 30.7.1920 1.6.1949 1.6.1957 1.6.1957
Keerbergen - Tremelo 14.8.1909 7.1916 - 30.7.1920
22.2.1943 - 24.10.1949
- 3.10.1954 3.10.1954
Tremelo - Betekom 18.9.1910 7.1916 - 18.7.1921
22.2.1943
- 16.2.1953 16.2.1953
Betekom - Aarschot town 3.12.1901 7.1916 - 18.7.1921
22.2.1943
- 16.2.1953 16.2.1953

Cap 149 :   Arlon - Martelange

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1912 NMVB)   (1912-1920 CFP)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Arlon gare - Arlon Ste.Croix 1.2.1910 1944 - 1945 - 28.4.1952 28.4.1952
Arlon Ste.Croix - Nobressart 1.2.1910 - - 28.4.1952 28.4.1952
Nobressart - Martelange 1.6.1911 - - 28.4.1952 28.4.1952

Cap 150 :   Roeselare - Woumen - Diksmuide - Bixschoote

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1921 ODI)   (1921-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Roeselare - Staden 15.2.1911 16.10.1914 - 7.9.1919 - 15.7.1951 29.12.1951
Staden - Woumen 15.2.1911 16.10.1914 - 7.9.1919 - 15.7.1951 29.12.1951
Woumen - Diksmuide see Cap.107 see Cap.107 see Cap.107 see Cap.107 see Cap.107

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Roeselare - Westrozebeke 1.3.1913 ? - 15.5.1920 - 22.2.1943 22.2.1943
Westrozebeke - Langemark 1.3.1913 ? - 15.8.1920 - 22.2.1943 22.2.1943
Langemark - Bikschote planned        

Cap 151 :   Kortrijk - Bellegem - Pecq

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1923 IC)   (1923-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Kortrijk (station north) - station south see cap.85 see cap.85 see cap.85 see cap.85 see cap.85
Kortrijk (station south) - Bellegem see cap.85 see cap.85 see cap.85 see cap.85 see cap.85
Bellegem - Warcoing 27.9.1909 31.5.1917 - 19.3.1919 - 16.5.1953 1) 29.9.1955
Warcoing - Pecq village 27.9.1909 31.5.1917 - 19.3.1919 - 16.5.1953 1) 29.9.1955
Pecq village - Pecq station 25.10.1909 31.5.1917 - 19.3.1919 - 1944 1944

1)   The track remained until end 1955 with incidental trafic for connection between the Mons area and Vlaanderen area

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Warcoing - Espières (4 rail, only goods) 1909 - - - ?

Cap 152 :   Ardooie - Izegem

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-19.. TH)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Ardooie - Izegem kanaal north 5.1.1906 1914 - 1.2.1922 - 6.4.1952 6.4.1952

Cap 153 :   Izegem - Wevelgem

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1927 IC)   (1927-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Wevelgem - Gullegem 11.4.1911 9.11.1914 - 14.4.1919 - 9.11.1937 9.11.1937
Gullegem - Izegem kanaal south 11.4.1911 9.11.1914 - 24.2.1919 - 6.4.1952 6.4.1952
Izegem kanaal south - kanaal north 1930 - - 6.4.1952 6.4.1952

Cap 154 :   Aerschot - Westerlo

Trackwidth: 1067 mm (until 1921)
Trackwidth: 1000 mm (after 1921)
Operation by : (begin-1920 KSTM)   (1920-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Aarschot - Herselt 8.7.1911 1915 - 1.5.1921 - 11.4.1953 15.10.1953
Herselt - Westerlo see cap.12 see cap.12 see cap.12 see cap.12 see cap.12

Cap 155 :   Carnières - Thuin

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-19.. ??)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Carnières - Anderlues monument 1.10.1910 - 1.10.1910 1.11.1986 1.11.1986
Anderlues monument - Anderlues gare 1.10.1910 - 1.10.1910 1.11.1986 1.11.1986
Anderlues gare - Anderlues depot 10.5.1911 - 10.5.1911 1.11.1986 1.11.1986
Anderlues depot - Lobbes 11.4.1914 - 11.4.1914 1.1.1984 1.1.1984
Lobbes - Thuin 17.5.1930 - 17.5.1930 1.1.1984 1.1.1984
Thuin - Gozée planned, not built - - - -
Gozée - Nalinnes planned, not built - - - -

Cap 156 :   Genk - Liège-Vottem

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1919 LSTM)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Genk - Zutendaal 23.5.1910 - - 1943 1943
Zutendaal - Munsterbilsen 23.5.1910 - - 16.8.1949 16.8.1949
Munsterbilsen - Bilsen 23.5.1910 - - 16.8.1949 16.8.1949
Bilsen - Riemst 23.5.1910 5.1918 - 8.8.1920 - 16.8.1949 16.8.1949
Riemst - Bitsingen 1) 23.5.1910 5.1918 - 8.8.1920 16.8.1948 30.6.1959 30.6.1959
Bitsingen - Houtain St.Simeon 8.3.1911 23.4.1918 - 8.8.1920 16.8.1948 30.6.1959 30.6.1959
Houtain St.Simeon - Herstal 8.6.1914 23.4.1918 - 8.8.1920 16.8.1948 30.6.1959 30.6.1959
Herstal - Liège Coronmeuse 1.2.1927 - 4.4.1938 1.9.1955 31.1.1957
Liège Coronmeuse - Liège Quai des Pecheurs 4.4.1938 - 4.4.1938 1.9.1955 31.1.1957
Liège Quai des Pecheurs - Liège Pl.St.Lambert see cap.73 - - - -

1)   From 2.11.1909 already goods trafic from Riemst to Val-Meer (sugar beets)

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
As - Zutendaal 1934 (goods)
3.1936 (pass)
- - 17.6.1936 17.6.1936

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Zutendaal - Lanaken 1934 (goods)
3.1936 (pass)
- - 1.1.1950 1952

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Houtain St.Simeon - Liers 8.3.1911 23.4.1918 - 8.8.1920 - 31.1.1936 31.1.1936
Liers - Vottem 21.1.1924 - 31.1.1936 21.10.1954 21.10.1954

Cap 157 :   Chapelle-lez-Herlaimont - Anderlues

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Chapelle-les-Herlaimont - Trazegnies 8.8.1908 - 8.8.1908 1.11.1986 1.11.1986
Trazegnies - Souvret 6.12.1910 - 6.12.1910 2.6.1985 2.6.1985
Souvret - Fontaine l'Eveque gare 6.12.1910 - 6.12.1910 1.11.1986 1.11.1986
Fontaine l'Eveque gare - Fontaine l'Eveque bifuc. 1.11.1910 - 1.11.1910 1.11.1986 1.11.1986
Fontaine l'Eveque bifuc. - Anderlues route de Mons 1.11.1910 - 1.11.1910 in use ?
Anderlues route de Mons - Anderlues depot 1.11.1910 - 1.11.1910 in use ?

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Anderlues route de Mons - Anderlues Monument 1.11.1910 - 1.11.1910 ? ?

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Marchienne - Fontaine l'Eveque 30.6.1929 - 30.6.1929 in use ?

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Trazegnies - Gouy lez Pieton 15.1.1949 - 15.1.1949 5.2.1967 5.2.1967
Gouy lez Pieton - Chensee 18.5.1952 - 18.5.1952 5.2.1967 5.2.1967
Chensee - Pont a celles 6.1952 - 6.1952 5.2.1967 5.2.1967
Pont a celles - P.a.c. Rue de Courcelles 1.6.1956 - 1.6.1956 5.2.1967 5.2.1967
Pont a Celles - rue de Courcelles - Moulin 1.7.1956 - 1.7.1956 5.2.1967 5.2.1967

Cap 158 :   Gent - Nevele - Ruiselede

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-19919 TUV)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Gent Rabot - Drongen 6.6.1909 1917 - 1.4.1920 5.4.1931 1.6.1959 1.6.1959
Drongen - Baarle 15.10.1910 1917 - 18.7.1920 6.12.1931 1.6.1959 1.6.1959
Baarle - St.Martens-Leerne 20.11.1910 1917 - 6.8.1920 - 1.6.1959 1.6.1959
St.Martens-Leerne - Vosselare 26.12.1910 1917 - 21.8.1920 14.2.1932 1.6.1959 1.6.1959
Vosselare - Nevele kanaal 28.1.1911 1917 - 21.8.1920 20.3.1932 1.6.1959 1.6.1959
Nevele kanaal - Nevele stelplaats 28.1.1911 1917 - 1927 20.3.1932 3.10.1954 3.10.1954
Nevele stelplaats- Ruiselede 29.2.1912 1917 - 10.10.1921 - 8.8.1953 28.12.1953

Cap 159 :   Binche - Beaumont - Bersillies-l'Abbaye

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1921 BB)   (1921-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Binche - Merbes-le-Chateau 18.12.1912 - - 1.8.1953 30.8.1954
Merbes-le-Chateau - Solre sur Sambre 3.3.1914 - - 1.8.1953 30.8.1954
Solre sur Sambre - Bersailles l'Abbay 3.3.1914 1914 - 9.1921 - 1.8.1953 30.8.1954
Bersailles l'Abbay - Bersailles frontière planned, not built - - - -

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Solre sur Sambre - Montignies st.Christophe 3.3.1914 1914 - 9.1921 - 5.4.1943 5.4.1943
Montignies st.Christophe - Beaumont planned, not built - - - -

Cap 160 :   Olloy - Oignies

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Olloy - Ollon 25.3.1911 8.1915 - 21.6.1921 - 22.5.1954 8.2.1956

Cap 161 :   Gedinne - Bohan - Allers - Semois

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1921 CFVS)   (1921-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Gedinne gare - Gedinne village 16.6.1913 - - 14.5.1950 4.5.1955
Gedinne village - Vresse 16.6.1913 - - 14.5.1950 4.5.1955
Vresse - Membre 28.7.1913 1915 - 1921 - 1940 1940
Membre - Bohan 15.5.1935 - - ? ?
Bohan - Sorendal frontière 17.10.1938 - - 1939 1939

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Vresse - Alle s.Semois 27.7.1914 1915 - 1921 - ? 21.10.1954

Cap 162 :   Mainvault - Pommereul - Quiévrain

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-19.. ??)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Mainvault - Ligne 31.1.1916 1916 - 28.10.1923 - 9.8.1954 9.8.1954
Ligne - Quévaucamps 31.1.1916 1916 - 28.10.1923 - 9.8.1954 9.8.1954
Quévaucamps - Grandglise 28.10.1923 - - 9.8.1954 9.8.1954
Grandglise - Pommeroeul planned, not built - - - -
Pommeroeul - Montroeul S.Haine 14.4.1922 - - ? ?
Montroeul S.Haine - Quiévrain gare 1922 - - 23.5.1954 23.5.1954

Cap 163 :   Marbehan - Ste.Cécile

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-19.. NE)   (19..-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Marbehan - Jamoigne Ch.de Moyen 1.6.1911 1917 - 1921 - 1938 1938
Jamoigne Ch.de Moyen - Jamoigne gare 1915 1917 - 1921 - 1938 1938
Jamoigne gare - Ste.Cecile 1921 - - 1938 1938

Cap 164 :   Warzée - Ougrée

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1919 Coll)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Warzée - Boncelles 15.5.1914 7.1916 - ? - 1947 1947
Boncelles - Ougrée 21.5.1925
5.1940
- - 10.1938
8.12.1947
8.12.1947

Cap 165 :   Spa - Heusy ( - Verviers)

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1912 NMVB)   (1912-1920 TV)   (1920-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Spa - Balmoral 3.8.1909 - 3.8.1909 30.6.1952 1)
Blamoral - Tiege 6.10.1909 - 6.10.1909 30.6.1952 1)
Tiege - Tiege substation 28.8.1910 - 20.5.1911 30.6.1952 1)
Tiege substation - Heusy 6.10.1909 - 20.5.1911 30.6.1952 1)
Heusy - Verviers Place verte 2) 4.4.1911 - 4.4.1911 30.6.1952 1)
Verviers Place verte - Verviers gare 2) 15.5.1930 - 15.5.1930 30.6.1952 1)

1)   On this line there was only passengers traffic, no goods transport
2)   Operation over lines of city tram Verviers

Cap 166 :   Kortijk - Berchem

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1927 IC)   (1927-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Kortrijk - Deerlijk kerk 20.2.1912 1.7.1917 - 12.12.1919 27.3.1933 10.9.1957 14.3.1958
Deerlijk kerk - Deerlijk station 20.2.1912 1.7.1917 - 12.12.1919 19.8.1933 10.9.1957 14.3.1958
Deerlijk station - Vichte 20.2.1912 1.7.1917 - 12.12.1919 - 3.12.1942 3.12.1942
Vichte - Berchem 1.2.1922 - - 3.12.1942 3.12.1942

Cap 167 :   Binche - Anderlues

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Binche - Leval Trahegnies 3.7.1926 - 3.7.1926 29.8.1993 29.8.1993
Leval Trahegnies - Anderlues monument 4.5.1915 - 4.5.1915 29.8.1993 29.8.1993

Cap 168 :   St.Truiden - Herk-de-Stad

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1919 LSTM)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
St.Truiden - Herk-de-Stad 15.5.1913 3.1917 - 4.1921 - 25.1.1948 25.1.1948

Cap 169 :   Soignies - Nivelles

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : no operation
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Soignies - Nivelles planned, not build - - - -

Cap 170 :   Châtelet - Fosse

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1923 TEPC)   (1923-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Châtelet - Presles 1915 1915 - 1920 - 1950 1950
Presles - Fosses 1915 1915 - 1920 - 14.10.1943 14.10.1943

Cap 171 :   Erpion - Froidchapelle - Fontaine

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : none
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Erpion - Froidchapelle - Fontaine planned, not built - - - -

Cap 172 :   Zottegem - Ninove

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : none
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Zottegem - Ninove planned, not built - - - -

Cap 173 :   Couvin - Bourlers

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : none
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Couvin - Bourlers planned, not built - - - -

Cap 174 :   Braine-le-Comte - Soignies / Rebecq - Rognon

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : no operation
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Braine le Comte - Soignies / Rebecq planned, not build - - - -

Cap 175 :   Laeken - Wemmel

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1920 VFB)   (1920-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Laken - Wemmel 9.7.1911 - 9.7.1911 31.7.1978 31.7.1978

Cap 176 :   Strombeek - Vilvoorde - Haecht

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : none
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
planned, not built - - - - -

Cap 177 :   Lignes Electriques de Louvain

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-19.. ??)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
The horse tram (track width 1435 mm) from 1874 - 1912 was in Operation by Tramway Louvain
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Horse tram: Station - Grote Markt (1435 mm) 4.4.1874 - - 16.4.1912 16.4.1912
Horse tram: Grote Markt - Brusselstraat - Blauwe Hoek (1435 mm) 4.4.1874 - - 7.1895 7.1895

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Line 1: Linden - Kessel-Lo depot 1.1.1932 - 1.1.1932 21.3.1953 -
Line 1: Kessel-Lo depot - Stapelhuizen 9.8.1912 - 9.8.1912 21.3.1953 -
Line 1: Stapelhuizen - Station 10.9.1912 - 10.9.1912 21.3.1953 -
Line 1: Station - Grote Markt - Naamsepoort - Heverlee station 10.9.1912 - 10.9.1912 21.3.1953 -
Line1: Heverlee statiokn - Heverlee Kantien 18.9.1926 - 18.9.1926 21.3.1953 -
Line 2: Beneden Kessel - Stapelhuizen - Station 1.5.1940 - 1.5.1940 13.2.1952 -
Line 2: Station - Grote Markt 1.10.1912 - 1.10.1912 13.2.1952 -
Line 2: Grote Markt - Tervuursepoort - Terbank 1.10.1912 - 1.10.1912 13.2.1952 -
Line 2: Terbank - Bertem 1.11.1927 - 1.11.1927 13.2.1952 -
Line 3: Herent - Mechelsepoort - Grote Markt 5.9.1937 - 5.9.1937 14.8.1952 -
Line 3: Mechelsepoort - Kanaal - Stapelhuizen - Station 5.11.1912 - 5.11.1912 1941 -
Line 3: Grote Markt - Tiensepoort - Tivoli 19.11.1912 12.1916 - 24.6.1920 19.11.1912 14.8.1952 14.8.1952
Line 3: Tivoli - Korbeek-Lo 25.4.1926 - 25.4.1926 14.8.1952 14.8.1952
Line 3: Korbeek-Lo - Lovenjoel 14.7.1934 - 14.7.1934 14.8.1952 -

The ringline was part of the outgoing steamtram lines to several destinations.

Cap 178 :   Lignes Electriques de Bruges

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1911 OB)   (1911-19.. NWV)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
All lines (new station - old station 't Zand) 1.4.1939 - 1.4.1939 31.7.1950 -
Line 1 (station - Steevinplein - Gr.Markt - Gentpoort - Asbroek) 18.1.1904 1914 - 12.2.1920 2.2.1913 23.5.1950 -
Line 2 (station - Katelijnepoort) 10.2.1913 1914 - 29.1.1919 10.2.1913 15.4.1950 -
Line 2 (Katelijnepoort - Steenbrugge - Oostkamp) 22.1.1896 1914 - 29.1.1919 10.2.1913 15.4.1950 -
Line 3 (Station - Eiermarkt - Ezelspoort - Scheepsdaal) 19.2.1913 1914 - 22.12.1918 19.2.1913 14.7.1950 -
Line 3 (Scheepsdaal - St.Pieters) 14.7.1935 - 14.7.1935 14.7.1950 -
Line 4 (station - Schouwburgplaats) 18.3.1890 26.10.1914 - 22.12.1918 2.3.1913 31.7.1950 -
Line 4 (Schouwburgplaats - Dampoort) 18.3.1890 26.10.1914 - 18.12.1923 2.3.1913 31.7.1950 -
Line 4 (Dampoort - Warandebrug) 18.3.1890 26.10.1914 - 18.12.1923 2.5.1914 8.4.1951 -
Line 5 (station - St.Andries) 22.3.1910 1914 - 6.12.1918 24.4.1913 5.4.1950 -
Line 6 (station - Stevinplein - Grote Markt - St.Kruispoort) 4.9.1904 1914 - 11.11.1918 30.5.1913 23.5.1950 -
Goods line (Dampoort - St.Kruispoort) ? ? 1943 - 17.7.1953
Goods line (St.Kruispoort - Gentpoort) ? ? 1944 - 17.7.1953
Goods line (Gentpoort - Katelijnepoort) ? ? 1944 - 17.7.1953

Cap 179 :   La Roche - Baconfoy

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : none
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
La Roche - Baconfoy planned, not built - - - -

Cap 180 :   Sivry - Beaumont - Silenrieux

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : none
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
planned, not built - - - - -

Cap 181 :   Hal - Braine-l'Alleud

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : none
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
planned, not built - - - - -

Cap 182 :   Deinze - Aalter

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : none
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Deinze - Aalter planned, not built - - - -

Cap 183 :   Floesberg - Geraardsbergen

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1919 TUV)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Flobecq - Everbeek 6.10.1929 - - 30.9.1956 17.3.1958
Everbeek - Goefferdingen 27.8.1927 - - 30.9.1956 17.3.1958
Goefferdingen - Geraardsbergen (3 rail 1435 mm) 27.8.1927 - - 30.9.1956 17.3.1958

Cap 184 :   Stadsdiensten van Mechelen

Trackwidth: 1067 mm (until 1919)
Trackwidth: 1000 mm (after 1919)
Operation by : (begin-1920 KSTM)   (1920-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Line 1 (station - Grote Markt - Katelijnepoort - Waterloo) 25.6.1913 1.11.1917 - 5.10.1919 25.6.1913 21.12.1952 -
Line 2 (station - Grote Markt - Nekkerspoel) 18.11.1913 1.11.1917 - 5.10.1919 18.11.1913 28.2.1953 -
Line 2 (Nekkerspoel - Pasbrug) 1915 1.11.1917 - 5.10.1919 1915 28.2.1953 -
Line 3 (station - Grote Markt via line 1/2) 1.11.1932 - 1.11.1932 ? -
Lijn 3 (station - Grote Markt new line) 21.4.1935 - 21.4.1935 ? -
Line 3 (Grote Markt - Kerkhoflei) 1.11.1932 - 1.11.1932 ? -
Line 3 (Kerkhoflei - Elzenstraat) 21.4.1933 - 21.4.1933 ? -

Cap 185 :   Moerbeke - Grens

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-end aa)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Moerbeke - Rode Sluis Grens 1) 9.11.1915
2) 18.1.1926
3) 10.5.1940 - 1945 - 10.5.1940 30.12.1949

1)   For goods trafic
2)   For passengers trafic
3)   Reopening only for goods trafic

Cap 186 :   Dour - Pommeroeul - Quiévrain

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-19.. ??)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Dour Trichères - Dour rue de Elouges 11.9.1948 - 11.9.1948 15.3.1970 15.3.1970
Dour rue de Elouges - Wiheries 11.9.1948 - 11.9.1948 15.3.1970 15.3.1970
Wiheries - Baisieux 30.10.1949 - 15.10.1950 2.7.1966 2.7.1966
Baisieux - Quievrain see cap.35 - - - -

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Dour rue de Elouges - Elouges 30.10.1949 - 30.10.1949 2.7.1966 2.7.1966

Cap 187:   Pecq - Lechin

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : none
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
planned, not built - - - - -

Cap 188 :   Merelbeke - Zottegem

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : none
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
planned, not built - - - - -

Cap 189 :   Hanneche - Gesves - Eurhailles

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : none
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Hanneche - Gesvs - Eurhailles planned, not built - - - -

Cap 190 :   Leuven - Aerschot

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : none
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Leuven - Aarschot planned, not built - - - -

Cap 191 :   Bruxelles - Halle

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1920 VFB)   (1920-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Brussel Rouppeplein - Het Rad see cap.16 - - - -
Het Rad - Zuun 23.12.1914 - 23.12.1914 16.9.1966 16.9.1966
Zuun - Halle 1.5.1916 - 16.2.1931 16.9.1966 16.9.1966

Cap 192 :   Clavier - Somme Leuze - Melreux & Somme Leuze - Marche

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : none
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Clavier - Melreux - Marche planned, not built - - - -

Cap 193:  

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1905 LS)   (1905-1927 OB)   (1927-1955 SELVOP)   (1956-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Koksijde dorp - Koksijde bad (1) 4.7.1909 19.10.1914 - 1.10.1920
9.1944 - ?
16.7.1929 1.2.1952 1.2.1952
Koksijde bad - St.Idesbald 1.7.1914 19.10.1914 - 1.10.1920 23.7.1929 in use 1.2.1952
St.Idesbald - De Panne (2) 1.7.1914 19.10.1914 - 1.10.1920 23.7.1929 in use 1.2.1952

(1)   From 24.7.1904 there was a narrow gauge track with horse tram from Koksijde dorp to Koksijde bad (operated by S.A. de Coxyde-Plage)
(2)   From ?? there was a narrow gauge track with horse tram from St.Idesablad to De Panne

Cap 194 :   Taviers - Ambresin

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1929.. MOSANE)   (1929-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Taviers - Franquenée 1) 9.1925 5.1940 - 1945 - 6.1.1957 6.1.1957
Franquenée - Ambresin 1) 9.1925 5.1940 - 1945 - 13.10.1958 13.10.1958

1)   From ... there was a narrow gauge line 720 mm trackwidth. It was replaced by the NMVB in 1925. Opening for goods transport in 9.1925, open for passengers transport 1.1.1926

Cap 195 :   Elektrische Lijnen van Eupen (ex AVG)

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1923 AKG)   (1923-1940 NMVB)   (1940-end AKG)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Aken - Köpfchen 19.7.1906 - 19.7.1906 (german) (german)
Köpfchen - Eynatten 19.7.1906 - 19.7.1906 9.1944 9.1944
Eynatten - Eupen Bahnhof 19.7.1906 - 19.7.1906 2.10.1951 2.10.1951
Eupen Bahnhof - Eupen Rathaus 10.7.1910 - 10.7.1910 2.10.1951 2.10.1951

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Eynatten - Raeren 19.7.1906 - - 9.1944 9.1944
Raeren - Walheim 31.10.1907 1916 - ? 31.10.1907 (german) (german)

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Eupen Rathaus - Bellmerin 2.9.1910 - 2.9.1910 13.4.1953 13.4.1953

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Eupen Rathaus - Herbestal Bahnhof 2.12.1910 - 2.12.1910 13.4.1953 13.4.1953

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Aken - Tulje 27.3.1907 - 27.3.1907 (german) (german)
Tulje - Neu Moresnet 1) 27.3.1907 - 27.3.1907 9.1944 9.1944

1)   Operation begin-1918: AKG; expl.1918-1923: NMVB; expl.1923-end: AKG

Cap 196 :   Trazegnies (station) - Courcelles (Motte)

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-19.. ??)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Trazegnies - Courcelles 25.9.1932 - 25.9.1932 5.4.1988 5.4.1988
Courcelles - Gosselies Canal 29.8.1904 - 1.9.1928 5.4.1988 5.4.1988

Cap 197 :   Mons - Boussu

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1928 MB)   (1928-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Mons - Boussu 1) 24.8.1899 1918 24.8.1899 15.3.1970 15.3.1970
1)   No goods traffic
From begin until 7.2.1931 electrified with 500 volt direct current, operation CF de l'Etat Belge

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Boussu village - Boussu gare 1929 - 1929 15.3.1970 15.3.1970

Cap 198 :   Gilly - Ransart

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-1923 TEPC)   (1923-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Gilly - Ransart Darbois 16.12.1918 - 16.12.1918 1.3.1968 1.3.1968
Ransart Darbois - Ransart Place 23.12.1938 - 23.12.1938 1.3.1968 1.3.1968
Ransart Place - Ransart Bois 14.10.1950 - 14.10.1950 1.3.1968 1.3.1968
Ransart Bois - Heppignies 18.8.1951 - 18.8.1951 26.5.1963 26.5.1963
Heppignies - Wangenies 18.5.1952 - 18.5.1952 26.5.1963 26.5.1963
Wangenies - Fleurus 17.5.1953 - 17.5.1953 26.5.1963 26.5.1963

Cap 199 :   Verviers - Dolhain - Eupen et embrancements

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Verviers - Dolhain 15.5.1933 11.9.1944 - ? 15.5.1933 20.2.1956 20.2.1956
Dolhain - Eupen 15.5.1933 - 15.5.1933 20.2.1956 20.2.1956

Cap 200 :   Hasselt - Genk

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Hasselt - Genk 20.9.1936 - 20.9.1936 31.1.1958 21.10.1954
Genk - Winterslag 20.9.1936 - 20.9.1936 31.1.1958 21.10.1954
Winterslag - Waterschei 20.9.1936 - 20.9.1936 31.1.1958 21.10.1954
Waterschei - As 20.9.1936 - 20.9.1936 31.1.1958 21.10.1954
As - Genk 20.9.1936 - 20.9.1936 31.1.1958 21.10.1954

Cap 201 :   De Panne - Adinkerke

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : (begin-19.. aa)   (1919-end NMVB)  
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Adinkerke - De Panne ?
2) 1998
- 25.6.1932 (1) 5.9.1954
in use
(1) 5.9.1954

1)   Until 2.6.1956 incidentally traffic
2)   Reopening in 1998 as a new trace

Cap 202 :   Courcelles (Trieux) - Marchienne-au-Pont (station)

Operation by : (begin-end NMVB)  
Trackwidth: 1000 mm
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Courcelles Trieux - Courcelles Centre 10.11.1952 - 10.11.1952 1.11.1986 1.11.1986
Courcelles Centre - Souvret 23.8.1952 - 23.8.1952 1.11.1986 1.11.1986

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Courcelles Motte - Courcelles Trieux 30.4.1932 - 30.4.1932 1.11.1986 1.11.1986
Courcelles Trieux - Roux Plomcot 1.12.1933 - 1.12.1933 3.6.1984 3.6.1984
Roux Plomcot - Monceau 21.9.1933 - 21.9.1933 3.6.1984 3.6.1984
Monceau - Marchienne 18.11.1930/td> - 18.11.1930 3.6.1984 3.6.1984

< <
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Souvret - Roux Plomcot 15.1.1949 - 15.1.1949 2.6.1985 2.6.1985
Roux Plomcot - Roux Canal 21.1.1934 - 21.1.1934 14.4.1985 14.4.1985
Roux Canal - Gohissart 1.8.1932 - 1.8.1932 14.4.1986 14.4.1986
see cap.139 - - - - -

Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
Monceau - Goutroux 8.6.1935 - 8.6.1935 1.1.1968 1.1.1968

Cap 203 :   Brussel - Londerzeel

Trackwidth: 1000 mm Operation by : none
explanation of table
Length
km
Traject
 
Date
Opening
Temporary
Closure
Date
Electrification
Closure
passengers
Closure
goods
See cap.61 - - - - -