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This is the main station of the capital of Belgium, Brussel.
The station has two names, because the city has two languages:
- Brussel Zuid (Dutch)
- Gare du Midi (French)
Railway type and traffic
Passenger trains, High speed (ICE & Thalys), and Eurostar.
Freight is limited, but can pass by sometimes.
It is a big station with 22 platforms, and is a quite safe place, but watch out for pick-pockets.
From Antwerpen:On the E19 follow to SchaerbeekTake the exit towards Centre / Centre from the E40.Continue on the N23.Take the R20 to the Avenue Fonsny / N265 in Saint-Gille.
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Brussel Zuid - Midi map co-ordinates
There are parking places in the area but they are expensive.
You can reach Brussel Zuid from all direction in Belgium and from the Netherlands, Germany,Luxembourg, England.Click here to set up your location for directions to this location
There are toilets are available (50 euro cents), restaurants, coffee shops, and there is also a supermarket.
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Brussel Zuid - Midi
Brussel Zuid - Midi general view map
Brussel Zuid - Midi close up map
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Brussel Zuid - Midi
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From platform 4 through to 21 you can take pictures in several directions. North side in the morning, south side mainly in the afternoon.
General views - All photographs © Andre Pronk unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking north east
Fig 2 - Looking north east
Fig 3 - Looking south east
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