Knokke railway station

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Knokke
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Knokke station
Location Knokke, West Flanders
Coordinates 51°20′23″N3°17′05″E / 51.33972°N 3.28472°E / 51.33972; 3.28472 Coordinates: 51°20′23″N3°17′05″E / 51.33972°N 3.28472°E / 51.33972; 3.28472
Owned by National Railway Company of Belgium
Line(s) 51B, Kusttram
Platforms4 NMBS
Tracks4 NMBS
History
Opened1920
Electrified3 kV DC overhead on NMBS and 600 V DC overhead on the Kusttram.

Knokke station serves Knokke-Heist and Knokke, in West Flanders, Belgium and was built in 1920. Knokke station is run by NMBS and is a terminal station located on the Belgian railway line 51 B from Brugge railway station and has services to Brussels South and beyond to Tongeren. The Kusttram terminus is located outside the station with trams to Oostende and beyond.

Knokke-Heist Municipality in Flemish Community, Belgium

Knokke-Heist is a municipality in the Belgian province of West Flanders. The municipality comprises the towns of Heist-aan-Zee, Knokke, Duinbergen, Ramskapelle and Westkapelle. On January 1, 2006 Knokke-Heist had a total population of 34,063. The total area is 56.44 km² which gives a population density of 603 inhabitants per km². Knokke-Heist is located along the North Sea in a polder area on the Belgian border with the Netherlands. It is Belgium’s best-known and most affluent seaside resort.

West Flanders Province of Belgium

West Flanders is the westernmost province of the Flemish Region, in Belgium. It is the only coastal Belgian province, facing the North Sea to the north. It has land borders with the Netherlands to the northeast, the Flemish province of East Flanders to the east, the Walloon province of Hainaut in the southeast and France to the west. Its capital is Bruges (Brugge). Other important cities are Kortrijk in the south and Ostend on the coast, Roeselare and Ypres (Ieper). The province has an area of 3,125 km² which is divided into eight administrative districts (arrondissementen) containing 64 municipalities.

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.

Train services

The station is served by the following services:

Preceding station  SNCB logo.svg National Railway Company of Belgium  Following station
Terminus IC 03
toward  Genk

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