Category: construction works/projects

construction works/projects
// 17 August 2017

With a view to enabling modernisation, maintenance and extending the railway network, and in order to respond to its customers’ requirements, CFL regularly carry out railway infrastructure works. These operations require blocking access to certain sections of lines in order to reduce the disruptions caused to an absolute minimum and to enable rapid progress under…

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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
// 23 May 2017

To ensure the maintenance, modernization and expansion of the rail network and to meet the highest customer requirements, CFL regularly carries out works on the railway infrastructure. These measures require the closure of certain sections of the different tracks in order to minimize the inconvenience for customers, residents and other stakeholders and to ensure that…

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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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construction works/projects
// 6 April 2017

From 8 to 24 April (Easter holidays) the first phase of the modernisation and maintenance works will be performed by the CFL on the section of the line between Bettembourg and Esch-sur-Alzette. Works will be performed to prepare for the removal of level crossings 91 (rue Hédange), 91a (rue de la Gare) and 92 (rue…

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construction works/projects
// 24 January 2017

Since the beginning of the construction works on 4 May 2015, the evolution of the construction of the future Pfaffenthal-Kirchberg station and its funicular can be observed with the naked eye. The works are moving forward that quickly that the double-track rail traffic between Luxembourg and Dommeldange can be resumed no later than July 2nd…

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