Dinant - Athus electrified

On November 20 Belgian National Railways officially reopened the 130 km Dinant - Athus line to freight, after an eight-year programme of reconstruction and electrification. The line speed has been raised to 120 km/h, offering a 28min journey time saving for passenger trains worked by Class 41 DMUs.

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