Category: Simply explained

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// 17 December 2019

One of the CFLs’ permanent wishes is to make the tools available to its staff and customers ever more efficient and easy to use. This is how RAILtab was born. As a mobile application, RAILtab is an information and communication system that allows CFL rolling stock to collect, on a single device, a multitude of…

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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
// 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 several services that make it possible to provide immediate answers and personalised assistance to customers. The Call Center and Information Service  are 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…

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Simply explained
// 17 October 2018
Several platforms all across the country are still equipped with yellow safety lines.

Yellow or white, it appears most of the time in its podotactile form (tactile under feet), which means its relief allows visually impaired pedestrians to find their way around. This week, we highlight it on this blog to answer the following question: What is behind the safety line (white, yellow, podotactile), on the platforms in…

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CFL Group
// 2 October 2018

Although most people think of trains when it comes to the CFL, buses are also an integral part of the Luxembourg National Railway Company’s history. In 1952, the CFL bus service was created, consisting of 6 vehicles. Gradually, the CFL bus service gained importance and in 1965,  the fleet of CFL buses rose to 45…

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