The CFL took advantage of the summer holidays to do works on the Luxembourg rail network. From mid-July until September 16, line 50 was closed from Luxembourg to Arlon. On average 150 trains circulate on the this line per day. The main focus, for the nine weeks of works, has been the power supply to…

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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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As part of the European Mobility Week, which takes place every year from 16th to 22nd September, the CFL, the City of Luxembourg, Luxtram, Adapth, Info-Handicap, Blanneverenegung and Verkéiersverbond organized the event “Multimodality for All” on 19th September. In this context, a “train-funicular-tram-bus” route was organized with travelers with reduced mobility and visually impaired people…

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Maintenance and modernization works of line 10 were undertaken for 3 weeks now. The works concerned the section Ettelbruck – Diekirch, but also Dommeldange, Lorentzweiler and, last but not least, Mersch. But as you know, a picture is worth a thousand words, so please have a look at this overview of the various constructions sites…

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The closure of a section or even a railway line can occur for plenty of unexpected reasons. First it makes us think of an equipment breakdown or any other external reason. Most of the time, nevertheless, a railway closure is planned. Such as for works, for example, a closure implies a flawless organization, especially in…

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Switches and crossings are among the basic building blocks of the railway infrastructure. The turnouts are controlled by the dispatchers in the signal boxes, which, thanks to these elements, can use the existing tracks as flexibly and efficiently as possible. With the help of switches, the train transitions from one to track to another can…

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The rail plays two important roles: direct support of rolling loads and steering of the rolling stock. The rail must also fulfill three conditions: resistance, ride comfort and noise level reduction. In order to ensure the latter , the rails are regularly examined from every angle.

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