Genk railway station

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Genk railway station
Location Genk, Limburg
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium
Coordinates 50°58′01″N5°29′47″E / 50.96694°N 5.49639°E / 50.96694; 5.49639 Coordinates: 50°58′01″N5°29′47″E / 50.96694°N 5.49639°E / 50.96694; 5.49639
Owned by Infrabel
Operated by National Railway Company of Belgium
Line(s) 21D
Platforms 3
Other information
Station code FKG
History
Opened 3 March 1874;144 years ago (1874-03-03)
reopened 26 May 1979;38 years ago (1979-05-26)
Closed 6 October 1941;76 years ago (1941-10-06)
Traffic
Passengers (2014) 1081 per day

Genk is a railway station in the town of Genk, Limburg, Belgium. The station opened on 3 March 1874 and is located on line 21D. The station was closed on 6 October 1941 and reopened on 26 May 1979. The train services are operated by National Railway Company of Belgium (NMBS).

Genk Municipality in Flemish Community, Belgium

Genk is a city and municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg near Hasselt. The municipality only comprises the city of Genk itself. It is one of the most important industrial cities in Flanders, located on the Albert Canal, between Antwerp and Liège.

Limburg (Belgium) Province of Belgium

Limburg is a province in Belgium. It is the easternmost of the five Dutch-speaking provinces that together form the Region of Flanders, one of the three main political and cultural sub-divisions of modern Belgium.

Belgium Federal constitutional monarchy in Western Europe

Belgium, officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a country in Western Europe. It is bordered by the Netherlands to the north, Germany to the east, Luxembourg to the southeast, France to the southwest, and the North Sea to the northwest. It covers an area of 30,688 square kilometres (11,849 sq mi) and has a population of more than 11.4 million. The capital and largest city is Brussels; other major cities are Antwerp, Ghent, Charleroi and Liège.

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Train services

The station is served by the following services:

Preceding station  NMBS/SNCB  Following station
toward  Blankenberge and Knokke
IC 03 Terminus

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