Bruxelles se renouvelle ! La liste des travaux et fermetures

Starting April 27th

Due to the current Covid-19 situation, new measures will apply on public transport.

Starting May 4th, it will be mandatory to wear a mask on buses and trains.

On all buses:

  • Tickets will not be sold on board.
  • Boarding through the first door is no longer required, access will be only on the back.



The following IC trains are expected to operate for most of the day

IC Ostend – Brussels – Eupen
IC Blankenberge – Brussels – Genk
IC Charleroi-Sud – Essen
IC Charleroi-South – Antwerp-Norderdokken
IC Antwerp-Central – Hasselt / Hamont
IC Kortrijk – Ghent – Sint-Pieters-Ghent
IC Quiévrain – Liège-Guillemins
IC Brussels-South – Arlon
IC Gembloux – Namur – Dinant
IC Brussels-South – Namur – Liège-Saint-Lambert
IC Tournai – Namur
IC Ghent St. Petersburg – Landen
IC Brussels-South – Antwerp-Central
IC Ostend – Kortrijk – Brussels Airport-Zaventem
IC Kortrijk – Brussels – Sint-Niklaas
IC Poperinge – Ghent St. Peter’s – Antwerp-Central
IC Brussels-South – Amsterdam (only between Antwerp-Central and Rotterdam)

The following IC trains run mainly during peak hours
IC Ostend – Antwerp-Central
IC Binche – Turnhout
IC Mons – Liège-Saint-Lambert
IC Charleroi-Sud – Etterbeek
IC Bruges – Kortrijk
IC Liers – Gouvy
IC La Panne – Antwerp-Central
IC Ghent – Mechelen – Leuven

The following IC trains do not run

IC Mons – Brussels Airport-Zaventem – Tournai
IC Antwerp-Central – Leuven
IC Turnhout – Antwerp-Central
IC Namur – Charleroi – Maubeuge
IC Mons – Aulnoye-Aymeries

The IC train offer at around 9 p.m. (departure time) will be significantly reduced.

Offer of S, L and P trains
Every second S-train runs around the conurbations of Brussels, Ghent and Antwerp.
Most L trains and some S trains run only during rush hours.
The L train Jurbise – Braine-le-Comte does not run.

The operation of L and S trains at around 8 pm (departure time) will be very much reduced. For all departures after 7pm, passengers are therefore particularly invited to consult the travel planner.
Most P trains do not run.

During the weekend
Most IC, S and L trains run but at lower frequencies;
Sunday night P trains don’t run;
The operation of trains is  reduced before 7:00 a.m. and after 7:00 p.m.;
Route and timetable adaptations linked to the work carried out by Infrabel are integrated into this alternative train service (of national interest).


Closed stations:
Buda, Callenelle, Maubray, Neufville, Ville-Pommeroeul, Harchies, Masnuy-Saint-Pierre




From Monday 27 April, the STIB will be readjusting its offer to meet the need for more mobility during the week.

Reduced Service. 2/3 Service. The entire network is still operated, but at a reduced frequency, with the exception of some non-essential tourist bus lines that are not operated, e.g. line 33.

The school holiday schedule will not apply.


De Lijn:

Reduced Service.

No more circulation:

Antwerp: Tram lines 11 and 12.

Tram line 11 from Berchem – Melkmarkt station and tram line 12 from Sportpaleis – Central station

The coastal tram will run daily from about 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. The frequency will also be reduced to one coastal tram every 20 minutes.

Ghent Night Network



The lines of the  TEC network are operated on the basis of timetables established for the school holiday periods until May 3rd.

Cross-border lines to France, Germany and the Luxembourg remain in service, as opposed to those to the Netherlands.

Changes may occur.


Source: SNCB, STIB, De Lijn, TEC