13th February 1997

Along Different Lines
Even More Bananas

Locos Used SNCB: 5111, 5168 & 7376
DB: 365 224-5
Stock Used Passenger: 21012
Freight: 10 wagons from
Rhodesie Dock to Muizen Yard
17 wagons from Muizen Yard to Aachen West Yard
37
wagons from Aachen West Yard to Antwerpen Berchem

Route :
52224 : Belgische Basis to
Muizen Yard
41151 : Muizen Yard to Aachen West Yard
40212 : Aachen West Yard to Antwerpen Berchem

This tour was in the form of one AK (K1) coach attached to daily banana train to Aachen.

Loco(s) Route
5168 Antwerpen Centraal (via L12) - Schijnpoort - (via line 27A) - Rhodesie Dock
7376 shunt to banana train at Rhodesie Dock
5111 Rhodesie Dock Y Leopold Y Noorderlaan Y Ekerse Dijk Y Schijn Antwerpen Noorderdokken - Antwerpen Dam Berchem Y Liersesteenweg Hove Y Duffel Y Sint Katelijne Waver Y Muizen Muizen Yard Hever Y Dijlebrug Y Holsbeek Aarschot Diest Hasselt Bilzen Y Glons Vise Haut Montzen Moresnet Viaduct Gemmenich Aachen West Yard
365 224-5 Shunt in Aachen West Yard
5111

Aachen West Yard Aachen West flyover - Gemmenich Montzen Y Glons Bilzen Hasselt Diest Y Oost Aarshot - Heist-op-den-Berg - Lier Y Aubry - Y Krijgsbaan Antwerpen Berchem (2)

Notes:
(1) No times provided for Antwerpen Centraal to Rhodesie Yard.
(2) Passengers alighted at Berchem, train went on to Antwerpen Noord C1.


Chris Harleys ticket.

Source : Chris Harley

Timings (Booked Only)
(from Chris Harley)

Location Booked
Antwerpen Centraal
Rhodesie Yard ?
Belgische Basis 12.54d
Antwerpen Dam 13.20a ~ 13.21d
Antwerpen Oost 13/26
Y Liersesteenweg 13/33
Y Duffel 13/40
Y Sint Katelijne Waver 13/45
Y Muizen 13/52
Muizen Yard 13.54a ~ 14.45d
Pick up train 41151 from Zeebrugge and continues as 41151
Muizen 14/46
Y Holsbeek 15/02
Aarschot 15/12
Diest 15/31
Hasselt WDT 15.50a ~ 15.51d
Hasselt 15.53a ~ 15.54d
Bilzen 16/09
Tongeren 16/17
Vise Haut 16/35
Montzen 17/03
Gemmenich 17/21
Aachen West 17.27a ~ 18.12d
Gemmenich 18/25
Montzen 18.39a ~ 18.48d
Vise Haut 19/10
Tongeren 19/30
Bilzen 19/40
Hasselt 19/55
Diest 20/13
Lier 20.49a ~ 20.55d
Y Aubry 21/02
Y Krijgsbaan 21/03
Antwerpen Berchem ?
Antwerpen Oost 21/11
Antwerpen Dam 21.16a ~ 21.17d
Antwerpen Noord C1 21.29a


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