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Traffic disruptions on Armistice Day in Brussels

Several traffic measures will put into place today following the commemoration of the end of WWI Armistice Day is commemorated every year on November 11 to mark the armistice signed between the allied powers and Germany in 1918. The armistice took effect at eleven o’clock in the morning—the “eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month” of 1918.

According to the police in Brussels-Capital /Ixelles traffic will be interrupted on Boulevard Pachéco from 9:15 am to 10:15 am. However, public transport should not be affected by this measure.

Rue Royale, between Schaerbeek Gate and Rue de la Loi, and Rue du Congrès will be closed to all traffic, including public transport, from 09:30 am to 11:50 am.

Through traffic on this same stretch of rue Royale, including public transport, could however be affected between 10:45 am and 11:40 am.

In addition, STIB, the public transport company in Brussels, indicates on its site that tram lines 92 and 93 will be interrupted between the Louise and Botanique stops between 09:30 and 12:20, following the homage paid to the Unknown Soldier at Congress Column. To continue the journey beyond Louise or Botanique,  STIB advises to use the metro lines 2 or 6.

The Brussels Times (Source: Belga)