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Thurn en Taxis (French: Tour et Taxis) is a railway station in Laeken in Brussels, Belgium, opened in 1883. The train station occupies the same site as the Line 6 metro station Pannenhuis. The station is located on the rue Charles Demeer.
The station was opened on 1 May 1883 as "Pannenhuis" and later renamed to "Brussels North-West". The station closed down on 3 June 1984, but reopened in 2015 as part of the Brussels RER project under the name "Tour et Taxis".
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