By providing a transport service complementary to trains and buses, since its launch in 2018, the CFL Group’s carsharing service Flex, is a significant part of the Grand Duchy’s mobility offer. It meets the desire for flexibility of more than 3.000 customers. There is something for everyone, including young student drivers. The Flex carsharing offer…

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Since 2009, the railway community, in collaboration with a growing number of road sector organisations, has been organising an International Level Crossing Awareness Day (ILCAD – www.ilcad.org) in more than 42 countries around the world under the slogan : « Act safely at level crossings ». As in previous years, the CFL, together with the…

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Rail freight transport, which is an alternative to road transport, especially on the main European routes, must meet the requirements of its customers in terms of accessibility, reliability and performance. In order to improve the competitiveness of rail freight transport across Europe, the European Commission launched the so-called “European Freight Corridors” (Regulation 913/2010). What is…

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Unlike a driver sitting in his car, the train driver, also called “mécanicien” in French (the mechanic in English), has no direct control over the turning (left and right) of their train. The train convoy is steered mechanically and passively by means of the switch. The switch, commonly referred to as “branchement (French)” (connection in…

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Did you know? The CFL has a driving simulator for training its future train drivers. In addition to the many hours of accompanied driving lessons that take place in real conditions and with the assistance of trainers, CFL train drivers, known as “mécaniciens”, can take advantage of a driving simulator to put the knowledge they…

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To enable safe and organized train traffic, a number of signals and marks are settled throughout the Luxemburg railroad network. In a train driver’s daily job, these signals represent essential orders, reference and orientation points. Have a look on the most important fixed optical signals.   As suggested by its name, the fixed repeater signal…

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