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Chaotic scenes at Ostend Station

Technical issues caused disruption on the railway that links the West Flemish coastal city of Ostend with Bruges (and beyond) on Friday evening. With trains delayed or cancelled it wasn’t long before there was a backlog of thousands of day-trippers wanting to return home after a day at the seaside. This led to a rush during which social distancing guidelines were ignored as passengers tried to get the first train out.

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