Category: construction works/projects

construction works/projects
// 12 December 2017

We have all been there, haven’t we? When temperatures start to fall, it’s time for us to slowly but surely brace ourselves for the cold season. The CFL also prepare themselves for the onset of winter. And that doesn’t only apply to trains but equally to CFL infrastructures. Caring for rolling stock – much the…

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construction works/projects
// 21 November 2017
The current line will be shifted by about 40m and will pass through the structure under construction, visible in the background.

One of the most frequented sections of the Luxembourg rail network is located between Luxembourg and Bettembourg. To relieve this particularly busy route, a new, double-track section is being built since 2015, connecting Luxembourg and Bettemburg directly and running alongside the A3 / E25 motorway. This new section, with a length of 7 kilometers and…

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construction works/projects
// 20 November 2017
The new display offers 21 square meters, entirely dedicated to customer information inside Luxembourg main station

During their walk through Luxembourg main station, many travelers already had the opportunity to discover the brand new display. Several weeks ago, coworkers of CFL and Funkwerk started with the disassembly of the older panel and the installation of the brand new eye-catcher. The technology behind the two panels couldn’t be more different. The considerably…

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construction works/projects
// 7 November 2017
The second “Pulvermühle” viaduct will be operational in 2019.

The Luxembourgish rail network is constantly in motion: Every day, around 1,000 trains run on the network, carrying passengers and goods. All lines of the entire Grand Duchy converge in the Luxembourg train station, the central hub of the railway network. Over the past few years, the number of customers using the services offered by…

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construction works/projects
// 30 October 2017

In order to proceed to the maintenance and modernization works on the North Line (Line 10), CFL relies regularly on the help of the so-called track-renewal-train. With its weight of 650 tons and a length of 177 meters, the steel colossus Swietelsky RU 800 S definitely catches everyone’s attention along the European rail networks. Besides…

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construction works/projects
// 26 September 2017

CFL planned engineering work, autumn 2017 schedule CFL carries out regular engineering and upgrade work as part of our plan for the maintenance, modernisation and extension of the Luxembourg rail infrastructure to address customer needs. This work requires some sections of the lines to be closed off to minimise disruption and ensure the timely and…

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construction works/projects
// 19 September 2017
The construction of a multi-storey car park in Rodange with approximately 1,600 parking spaces is to be completed by 2021.

The principle of the park-and-ride car parks of the CFL, or in short P&R, is gaining in popularity. The advantages are obvious: Drive to the nearest P&R car park and from there continue your journey by train to your destination, for example to commute to work. This saves fuel costs, spares the car and protects…

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construction works/projects
// 12 September 2017
In order to protect residents from the noise emanating from nearby railway lines, the CFL are building various protection systems.

Those who live near a railway line are only too familiar with the noise of passing trains. The CFL have put various measures in place to maintain the noise level as low as possible, especially for the sake of the residents living in the vicinity of their infrastructures. One of these measures has been developed…

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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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