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    Train accident halts traffic near Namur

    © Belga
    Credit: © Belga
    © Belga

    Rail traffic between Namur and Ardenne has been halted after a train ran over a person on Tuesday morning, Belgian national rail company announced.

    A train travelling between both cities hit an unidentified person on Tuesday, the SNCB announced on its Twitter at around 8:30 AM.

    The train involved in the accident was carrying about 800 passengers, which will be evacuated by bus.

    While the circulation returns back to normal, the SNCB said it would put a bus shuttle service in place between the Namur and Ardenne stations.

    The Brussels Times