Category: construction works/projects

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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construction works/projects
// 19 April 2017

Since the last video in October 2016, constructions on-site have evolved a lot. Works on the lower and upper station were continued, the rails that will carry the four cabins of the funicular have been put into final position and are ready for use. In addition, the escalators connecting the train platforms of the future…

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construction works/projects
// 14 April 2017
During special training courses, the future funicular operators had the opportunity to gain experiences with the new material

From December 2017, Luxembourg will boast a new attraction: With the completion of the work on the innovative funicular railway, which will connect the Pfaffenthal and Kirchberg districts, a new profession will also be created, namely that of the funicular railway operator. We talked to Marc Wengler, General Director of CFL. So how do you…

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