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This is a local station on the main line on the edge of Antwerpen.
Railway type and traffic
Highspeed TGV (Thalys), international trains to the Netherlands, local trains and Freight.
It is a little deserted station, with a few trains stopping.
If you wish to change platforms you will need to use some deep stairs to the subway.
Take the E19 on from the Hospital Tunnel and N184
Continue on the E19 to the Groenendaallaan / N129. Take exit 1 Merksem from the E19
Turn right at the Groenendaallaan / N129
Destination will be on the right
Click here to set up your location for directions to this location
Antwerpen Luchtbal map co-ordinates
You can park your car in the area, but be careful not to leave valuables on show.
Local trains from Antwerpen and from Essen call here.
The local train from Roosendaal the Netherlands will alsostop here.
Tram route number 6 runs under the station from Antwerpen Central station.Click here to set up your location for directions to this location
There is a McDonalds just to the east of the station.
Sun Compass using Suncalc by brought to you by Vladimir Agafonkin
It might be necessary to adjust the time to suit your visit, this link should open with the current day.
Antwerpen Luchtbal general view map
Antwerpen Luchtbal close up map
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This station is suitable for all times of days.
Keep in mind that you can stand here for about 1 hour and see no trains. But sometimes you get lucky and trains will passing by a lot.
Keep in mind running up and down the stairs to the platforms can be a challenge!
General views - All photographs © Andre Pronk unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking south
Fig 2 - Looking north
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