Category: Simply explained

Simply explained
// 7 November 2019
Étrier de frein / plaquette de frein

Rolling stock is modernised over time. Equipped with the latest state-of-the-art technologies, its speed performance has increased tenfold, which goes hand in hand with optimizing the braking systems. Braking prowess that often goes unnoticed There is a tendency to misjudge a train’s speed, weight and, consequently, stopping distance. A passing train, not stopping at a…

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Safety
// 24 September 2019
Accident involving a person

In the event of an accident involving a person on the tracks, the emergency services must be able to intervene as quickly as possible to assist the victim. The impact on the rail network is inevitable, starting with the immediate interruption of train traffic in order to ensure the safety of those involved on site….

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Simply explained
// 30 August 2019

The CFL have worked on the development of two apps that can be used as travel planning assistants from A to Z for any mobile device to adapt to the changing mobility needs of passengers and provide comprehensive and convenient customer information. Travelling through Europe at your fingertips – CFL International With the new CFL…

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Simply explained
// 14 August 2019

To ensure the daily well-being of tens of thousands of passengers throughout the rail network, the CFL ensures that their rolling stock is clean. Whether Kiss, TER2N, Dosto or Z2, trains and railcars are regularly cleaned inside and out. Specialist staff take care of the cleanliness of the trains on a daily basis to accommodate…

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CFL Group
// 31 July 2019

It is important for travelers to reach their destination in comfort, at any time and no matter the weather. Whether passenger trains or freight trains, the CFL staff constantly ensures the smooth operation of its rolling stock. In anticipation of the summer and to cope with the heatwaves, the 650 air-conditioning systems fitted to the…

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Simply explained
// 29 May 2019

As a point of convergence for the train lines of the Luxembourg rail network, the Luxembourg Central Station welcomes, day after day, an impressive number of travelers. To meet the needs of the 70,000 people who walk daily on the platforms of the Luxembourg Central Station, the InfoPoint employees are there for you 7 days…

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Simply explained
// 20 March 2019

With the new CFL International app, easily book your trips through Europe. Travel and discover several hundred destinations in Europe, it has never been easier! Plan your stopover and book your international ticket directly with your app. Stay always informed in real time about your train trip. Features Travel planning: For your international travels to…

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Simply explained
// 13 February 2019

On the platform, in a cabin on a seat … who hasn’t forgotten one or the other thing in one of the many trains and buses that circulate in Luxembourg every day or across its three borders? Losing or forgetting an object is an unpleasant experience, but by no means a rare occurrence. The Lost…

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Simply explained
// 11 December 2018

The CFL have two services that make it possible to provide immediate answers and personalised assistance to customers. The Call Center and Information Service, reachable by telephone (+352) 2489 2489. The Information Service is available 7 days a week, from Monday to Saturday, 6 am to 9.30 pm. Sundays and public holidays from 8 am…

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Simply explained
// 23 October 2018

While rail transport is facing competition from air and maritime transport, the European Commission wants to improve competitiveness of rail freight transport (Regulation EU 913/2010) and launched the so called “European rail freight corridors”. A rail freight corridor is a set of pre-arranged rail paths, connecting several ports and multimodal hubs along a main route….

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