Around 40 peak trains to be hit by month-long works at Brussels-Midi
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    Around 40 peak trains to be hit by month-long works at Brussels-Midi

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    Works at Brussels Midi station will see around 40 rush hour trains hit by cancellations, reroutes or changes for a month from mid-October, it was announced. 

    Around 10 P trains will be cancelled, while 30 will be diverted to another Brussels station or limited in their route for the month. These changes are to allow for improvements to be made to signalling, and will be run from October 14 to November 12, SNCB and Infrabel have said in a statement.

    Infrabel has been working for years to renewing the infrastructure at the station. Due to the works, the North-South axis must be completely closed during the extended weekends of 1 and 11 November.

    On the weekends of 1-2-3 and 9-10-11 November, traffic will be interrupted between Brussels-Midi and Hal, which will also have an impact on international trains

    Services to and from Brussels will be reduced for one month during the morning and evening rush hours. Details of an alternative transport plan for the trains impacted will be announced on September 24.

    The Brussels Times