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For work and for play, the train is there for all

From the middle of the 19th century trains were already being used to transport workers to and from their work. Commuting is a typically Belgian phenomenon. Not only that, the train also drives tourism and takes people across the borders.

Lose yourself in the world of travellers, the 19th-century worker going to the factory and the business man taking the TEE from one European destination to the next. From the family going on a trip to the sea or the Ardennes to the aristocrat travelling to the exotic east by Orient-Express.

For work and for play, the train is there for all

It was a hit with the royal family from day one. No carriages have been preserved from the time of Leopold I, but there are two royal carriages to be admired: one from the time of Leopold II and Albert I and another from the time of Leopold III and Baudouin.

Today we're open from 10:00 until 17:00 (last admission at 15:30).