After the success of the First Belgian 18xx Convention (Mechelen, 18 August 2018), the Second Belgian 18xx Convention will be a full weekend and will be held from Friday 30 November till Sunday 2 December in Mechelen, Belgium.

Check the Practical Information for anything you need to know. Check the Tourist Information for anything you want to know.

Since we are talking about trains, did you know that on 5 May 1835, Belgium was the first country on the European continent to open a public railway? Indeed, Brussels was the first capital in the world to have a railway connection: 22 km long, directly to -yes, that’s right- Mechelen.