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// 28 March 2018
After the catenary has been grounded in the cleaning hall, the washing process starts at the push of a button. For cleaning, a pH-neutral wash foam is sprayed onto the rolling stock.

To ensure the well-being of over 20 million train passengers a year, the cleanliness of the rolling stock is essential. For this purpose, it is thoroughly cleaned on average every 3 weeks in the CFL floor washing system. The principle of cleaning is similar to that of a regular car wash – but with much…

// 27 March 2018
Doing a job you like - the garantee to go to work every day with a smile on one's face

Every day, around 1,000 passenger and goods trains travel on the Luxembourg rail network. An increasing number of people are turning to public transport, and trains in particular, to escape the everyday stress of their daily commute. They are accompanied on their journeys by members of the CFL train crew. Brandon, 28 years old, is…

construction works/projects
// 13 March 2018

In order to keep on offering quality services to their customers, CFL carry on with maintenance, modernisation and extension works on the Luxembourgish railway network. These railway infrastructure works require the closure of certain railway segments in order to permit that these can be performed safely and swiftly. Substitution measures Substitution measures Ettelbruck – Diekirch…

Photo reportage
// 5 March 2018
In order to counteract the paint bleached out after 20 years of sun exposure, the employees of the central workshop completely foil the boxes of the electric railcar. Compared to the paint-based procedure, this method has some key advantages, such as: the speed, easier handling or the fact that the foiling can be carried out in parallel to the other upcoming maintenance works.

To guarantee the safety and comfort of their customers, CFL regularly carry out maintenance and repair work on their rolling stock. After 20 years of loyal service, the electric railcars of the 2000 series, commonly referred to as Z2s, undergo a major overhaul, the “operation caisse”. Given the average lifetime of approximately 40 years, this…