Montgomery metro station

Montgomery metro station
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Coordinates 50°50′16″N 4°24′25″E / 50.83778°N 4.40694°E / 50.83778; 4.40694Coordinates: 50°50′16″N 4°24′25″E / 50.83778°N 4.40694°E / 50.83778; 4.40694
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Opened 1975
Owned by STIB/MIVB
Preceding station   Brussels Metro   Following station
toward Gare de l'Ouest/Weststation
Line 1

The Montgomery metro station is an underground station on the Brussels metro, the first station on the eastern branch of line 1 (formerly line 1B). The station also serves a number of tram lines. Trams 7 and 25 pass through and 39 and 44 terminate there while tram 81 and a number of buses stop at surface level.

The metro station opened on 30 January 1975 and is named after the roundabout above (Square Maréchal Montgomery / Maarschalk Montgomeryplein) which was named after Field Marshal Montgomery and is located in the municipality of Woluwe-Saint-Pierre / Sint-Pieters-Woluwe.

The trams' entrance is from the Rue du duc and they exit to l’Avenue de Tervueren. The walls of the station are illustrated is a large fresco by Jean-Michel Folon called "Magic City".

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