Topic: NMBS/SNCB

Belgian railways receive additional 250 million

The Belgian coalition government reached a budget agreement last week. Railways receive 250 million extra in the next three years.  Most of this will be invested in infrastructure, to further develop rail freight transport. The...Read more
|Comment|author: Frédéric de Kemmeter

Belgian Railways shifts to ETCS

Belgian railway undertaking NMBS/SNCB is planning to equip 23 locomotives of HLD77 type with ETCS. To this end, Alstom will supply the new train protection system based on its Atlas platform. The retrofitted vehicles will...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Eurostar, Thalys and TGV trains at Brussel-Zuid station, source: Maarten Otto via Flickr

Thalys and Eurostar may merge into one entity

European cross-border high-speed railway operators Thalys and Eurostar may merge into one entity. By 2030, the combined company will serve 30 million passengers a year and make a significant contribution to the EU’s ‘shift to...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko