The burgomaster of Ostend doesn't want to train further in the direction of the Coast as the SCNB has not established a "robust" security plan. Bart Tommelein is reacting to the chaos observed Friday evening at the station of the seaside commune, caused by problems on the rail network. The bailiff met with the national company of railways.
"This is an unacceptable situation, especially in this period" the rebound of the epidemic of coronavirus, " responded Saturday, Bart Tommelein. The mayor requires that a safety plan be developed in consultation with nmbs / SNCB for this type of emergency. "This kind of situation ruin all the efforts of security and organization undertaken by the City. If we are able to handle 15,000 people on our beaches, the SCNB must be able to develop an effective system. On the Thalys, the company also knows how many people are on board. "Date Of Update: 01 August 2020, 14:35