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De Panne station in Adinkerke is connected to the Belgian railway network; hourly trains pass through Ghent to and from Brussels. De Panne-Adinkerke is the western terminus of the tram line Kusttram, which was created in the period between the world wars and connects all places of the Belgian North Sea coast, to Knokke-Heist in the east. In addition, regular buses run from here to the French Dunkerque. Most tourists arrive at De Panne via the A 16 motorway (E 40), which has been gradually expanded over the past 20 years and leads along the West Flanders coast to France (Calais). Since the opening of the Eurotunnel, an important West-East Represents transit route. (Wikipedia)
May 29, 2019
De Panne train station is the last station in Belgium along the line 73 in front of the border with France in the district of Adinkerke in the municipality of De Panne. The station used to be called Adinkerke Station. The line 73 continues to the French Dunkerque, this border link is no longer used. In the past, the railway line 76 also left De Panne after Poperinge. It is also the end point of the coastal train that starts in Knokke. A reopening of the railway line in the direction of Dunkirk is provided. The amusement park Plopsaland De Panne is also within walking distance of the train station (Wikipedia).
August 28, 2019
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