Border Crossings: Belgium - Netherlands

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(Gent -) Zelzate NMBS - Sas van Gent NS (- Terneuzen)

[D] Freight only.

(Antwerpen -) Essen NMBS - Roosendaal NS

[E*] The voltage change point is just south of Roosendaal. SNCB standard electric multiple-units work to Roosendaal, operating at reduced power under the NS 1500V dc catenary. Conventional locomotive-hauled passenger trains run daily Intercity services between Brussels and Den Haag on this line.

(Antwerpen -) Noorderkempen NMBS - Hazeldonk Breda NS (- Rotterdam Centraal/Breda) NS

[E] This high-speed line is used by Thalys trains to and from France. Intercity services between Amsterdam and Brussel/BruxellesBrussels will start to run via Breda and this route from 9 April 2018.

(Neerpelt -) Hamont NMBS - Budel NS (- Weert)

[D] There is no regular traffic over the whole route, but there is a regular freight train working from Neerpelt to Budel, serving a local zinc factory. On 10 October 2017, the coalition government agreed plans to reopen Weert - Hamont, with co-financing from regional authorities, following the reopening of Neerpelt - Hamont by SNCB.

(Liège -) Visé SNCB - Eijsden NS (- Maastricht)

[E*] The voltage change point is at Maastricht Randwijck. SNCB standard electric multiple-units work to Maastricht, operating at reduced power under the NS 1500 V dc catenary. Locomotive-hauled passenger trains are usually worked by SNCB dual-voltage electric locomotives.

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