Category: Simply explained

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

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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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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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Photo reportage
// 19 September 2018

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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Non classé
// 4 September 2018

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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Simply explained
// 14 August 2018

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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Simply explained
// 18 July 2018

There are 122 level crossings in use in Luxembourg and we mainly distinguish between two systems for closing / opening the barriers. Automatically controlled barriers Signal-dependent barriers 66% of the barriers are automatically controlled.

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