Train guard attacked at Lier Station

A train guard working for Belgium’s state-owned rail company NMBS has been attacked with a sharp implement at Lier Station in Antwerp Province. The incident started with an argument about the passenger not having a train ticket.

The incident started with an argument about the passenger not having a train ticket. The train guard wanted to put the man off the train.

However, the passenger’s reaction was violent and the train guard was slightly injured by him. The incident happened aboard a train travelling between Antwerp and the station at Hamont in Limburg province.