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Simply explained
// 30 August 2019

The CFL have worked on the development of two apps that can be used as travel planning assistants from A to Z for any mobile device to adapt to the changing mobility needs of passengers and provide comprehensive and convenient customer information. Travelling through Europe at your fingertips – CFL International With the new CFL…

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Simply explained
// 14 August 2019

To ensure the daily well-being of tens of thousands of passengers throughout the rail network, the CFL ensures that their rolling stock is clean. Whether Kiss, TER2N, Dosto or Z2, trains and railcars are regularly cleaned inside and out. Specialist staff take care of the cleanliness of the trains on a daily basis to accommodate…

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CFL Group
// 31 July 2019

It is important for travelers to reach their destination in comfort, at any time and no matter the weather. Whether passenger trains or freight trains, the CFL staff constantly ensures the smooth operation of its rolling stock. In anticipation of the summer and to cope with the heatwaves, the 650 air-conditioning systems fitted to the…

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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 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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