Existing Systems

DePanne - Knokke
Grottes de Han

Under Construction


Brussels Metro logo.svg

metro, Light Rail subway (pre-metro)

The Brussels metro has 59 stations, 4 lines and covers 38.7 km of track It sprouted up in 1976.

There are also 9 tram lines, many of which have been upgraded to light rail. The system includes several tunnel sections, including one in the central city, totaling 12 km underground.  Lines 3 and 4 of the Brussels metro are actually light rail lines sharing the central city subway but are sometimes referred to as the Metro.  A new premetro section is under construction, with stations and tunnels fit for the inevitable full metro service. A new full metro line is also scheduled to begin construction in 2012, and plans for automating Lines 1 and 5 have already been approved.

The first tram opened in 1876.

Metro photo courtesy Magnus Stomfelt

Photo courtesy of
Yves-Laurent HANSART

Avenue de la Toison d'Or 15 
1060 Brussels, Belgium 
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Tram pages created by a group of schools from Brussels.
subway map from Robert Reynold's site
Another map
STIB Official Home Page
great article from Railway Technology
Brussels Subway
Art on the Brussels metro
Wikipedia page

What is Bobbejaanland? Here's an image of the monorail.

Photo sources unknown

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