Category: construction works/projects

construction works/projects
// 21 November 2017
The current line will be shifted by about 40m and will pass through the structure under construction, visible in the background.

One of the most frequented sections of the Luxembourg rail network is located between Luxembourg and Bettembourg. To relieve this particularly busy route, a new, double-track section is being built since 2015, connecting Luxembourg and Bettemburg directly and running alongside the A3 / E25 motorway. This new section, with a length of 7 kilometers and…

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construction works/projects
// 20 November 2017
The new display offers 21 square meters, entirely dedicated to customer information inside Luxembourg main station

During their walk through Luxembourg main station, many travelers already had the opportunity to discover the brand new display. Several weeks ago, coworkers of CFL and Funkwerk started with the disassembly of the older panel and the installation of the brand new eye-catcher. The technology behind the two panels couldn’t be more different. The considerably…

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construction works/projects
// 7 November 2017
The second “Pulvermühle” viaduct will be operational in 2019.

The Luxembourgish rail network is constantly in motion: Every day, around 1,000 trains run on the network, carrying passengers and goods. All lines of the entire Grand Duchy converge in the Luxembourg train station, the central hub of the railway network. Over the past few years, the number of customers using the services offered by…

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construction works/projects
// 30 October 2017

In order to proceed to the maintenance and modernization works on the North Line (Line 10), CFL relies regularly on the help of the so-called track-renewal-train. With its weight of 650 tons and a length of 177 meters, the steel colossus Swietelsky RU 800 S definitely catches everyone’s attention along the European rail networks. Besides…

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construction works/projects
// 19 September 2017
The construction of a multi-storey car park in Rodange with approximately 1,600 parking spaces is to be completed by 2021.

The principle of the park-and-ride car parks of the CFL, or in short P&R, is gaining in popularity. The advantages are obvious: Drive to the nearest P&R car park and from there continue your journey by train to your destination, for example to commute to work. This saves fuel costs, spares the car and protects…

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construction works/projects
// 12 September 2017
In order to protect residents from the noise emanating from nearby railway lines, the CFL are building various protection systems.

Those who live near a railway line are only too familiar with the noise of passing trains. The CFL have put various measures in place to maintain the noise level as low as possible, especially for the sake of the residents living in the vicinity of their infrastructures. One of these measures has been developed…

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construction works/projects
// 4 July 2017

In addition to a safe and comfortable train journey, one of the most important missions of the CFL is to convey in real time essential information, for example in respect of the punctuality of the trains. The latter especially requires maximum accuracy and speed, two attributes which, above all else, involve automated systems. Two such…

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construction works/projects
// 28 June 2017

Since the timetable change which occured on 10 December 2017, journeys to Howald, Ban de Gasperich and Cloche d’Or have be eased for a lot of customers. After the commissioning of the first part of the intemodal change platform Howald, works will be continued in order to prepare its final implementation in 2021. Just like the Pfaffenthal-Kirchberg…

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Track Nr 10
// 13 June 2017
... then transported to the rocky cuttings to be secured.

Of the 600 km of railway lines on the Luxembourg network, many sections run alongside rocky cuttings, particularly in the north of the country. To reduce the risks related to the structure and the potential instability of these rocky masses to the strict minimum, stabilisation and strengthening measures are regularly performed along the sections concerned….

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construction works/projects
// 17 May 2017
Impressive: The view of the halls of the "Atelier Bonnevoie": 233m long, 60m wide.

To create space for the expansion of the railway infrastructure at Luxembourg Central Station, the old CFL workshop, the “Atelier Bonnevoie”, will have to be demolished. A fifth and sixth platform will then help it to cope better with the high volume of rail traffic, including from the south, at the station, which is the…

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