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By admin On 30 Oct, 2019 At 10:10 AM | Categorized As Belgium News | With 0 Comments

The details of the new tram route are expected to be decided in early 2020. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Residents of Neder-Over-Heembeek are being asked to share their opinions about a new tram that will connect the northern part of the City of Brussels municipality to the centre. As part of efforts to better include residents […]

By admin On 30 Oct, 2019 At 10:47 AM | Categorized As Belgium News | With 0 Comments

The mayor of Brussels and city officials on a bike ride in September. Credit: © Belga The city of Brussels will grant a monthly premium of up to €800 to administration officials who choose to give up their public service vehicles for other means of transport. The premium is part of a mobility budget and […]

By admin On 30 Oct, 2019 At 10:27 AM | Categorized As Belgium News | With 0 Comments

The shuttle service to Charleroi Airport operates dozens of trips daily from Gare du Midi. Credit: Google Street View Travellers heading to Charleroi Airport from Brussels will get to hop onboard a reduced-emissions bus as the shuttle’s operator pilots an electric-powered vehicle. Operator of the service Flibco will put an electric bus on the road […]

By admin On 29 Oct, 2019 At 11:47 AM | Categorized As Belgium News | With 0 Comments

Using a train will be both faster and more ecological than transporting per truck. Credit: AB InBev AB InBev, the American-Belgian multinational drink and brewing holdings company based in Leuven, will organise the largest part of their transport to and from the port of Antwerp by train starting from 2020. The Leuven beer company transports […]

By admin On 29 Oct, 2019 At 11:29 AM | Categorized As Belgium News | With 0 Comments

The Antwerp Federal police arrested 28 transmigrants at the Antwerp-Berchem station in the early hours of Tuesday morning. In collaboration with six local police zones and the Immigration Office, the Antwerp Federal police arrested the 28 transmigrants because they did not have the correct residency documents. Of the 28 individuals arrested, one is from Ethiopia, […]

By admin On 28 Oct, 2019 At 12:29 PM | Categorized As Belgium News | With 0 Comments

The bodies were found hours after the refrigerated trailer left the Belgian port of Zeebrugge. Credit: © Belga As British authorities work to identify the 39 victims found inside a refrigerated truck in England hours before it left Belgium, Vietnamese families worry that their relatives may be among the dead. The bodies were found inside […]

By admin On 26 Oct, 2019 At 07:59 AM | Categorized As Belgium News | With 0 Comments

© Belga Belgium’s National Security Council has rejected an army request to reduce the maximum number of military personnel deployed in major Belgian cities under Operation Vigilant Guardian (OVG) to back up the federal police, a government source said on Friday. The Council’s decision, handed down on Thursday, means the army will still be called […]

By admin On 26 Oct, 2019 At 07:42 AM | Categorized As Belgium News | With 0 Comments

Credit: © Belga Several train passengers have filed a complaint after they were forced to travel standing up on a train after a staff member locked up a wagon in order to store his belongings. The SNCB/NMBS conductor reportedly appropriated an entire 130-seat wagon on a Brussels to Kortrijk train, removing passengers who were sitting […]

By admin On 25 Oct, 2019 At 04:58 AM | Categorized As Belgium News | With 0 Comments

he federation is calling for the establishment of moderately regulated zones. Credit: © Belga With federal and regional authorities unable to agree on the distribution of income from Belgium’s 5G auction, businesses need to be able to benefit from “moderately regulated zones” so as to prepare for the rollout of 5G technology, according to the […]

By admin On 25 Oct, 2019 At 04:31 AM | Categorized As Belgium News | With 0 Comments

As the time approaches for clocks to change to winter time, here’s the reason why we’re still changing them, despite a decision to end it. After conducting a public consultation, the European Commission recommended in September 2018 to abolish the seasonal time change in 2019. However, both the Member States and Parliament considered this deadline […]