Forest traction workshop

Workshop Activities

atelier de traction de ForestThe Forest TGV train workshop is responsible for maintaining the following trains:

  • Thalys trains running between Paris, Brussels, Amsterdam and Cologne,
  • TGVs running between Paris and Brussels,,
  • Eurostar trains running between Brussels and London and between Paris and London,
  • TGVs to the South of France.
  • This specialised workshop was built in 1992-1993. The workshop has 5 work halls. The one for the maintenance of TGV trains is 430 metres long. Close to the workshop there is a covered, automatic, hyper-modern installation for washing trains. A digitally controlled double pit tower makes it possible to reshape 2 axles of the same bogie at the same time. The workshop also has a work hall for maintainingclassical carriages.

For further information about the activities of the Forest traction workshop:


AT Forest
rue du Charroi 20
1190 Brussels (Belgium)

Route Map

Download a detailed workshop access map here

By bus

Take the train to Bruxelles-Midi. Go to the bus station and take bus no 49 for Bockstael. Get off at Forest Charroi. Walk to no 20, Rue du Charroi.

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