Eress - Europe’s leading railway energy partnership - has welcomed Luxembourg's national railway company, CFL, as its ninth EU partner.
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In response to the European Commission's EU Green Deal, European rail CEOs recently met in Brussels to discuss the new approach to sustainable mobility.
Kapsch CarrierCom has implemented its state-of-the art GSM-R-network on 271 track kilometres for Luxembourg’s national railway company CFL
23 July 2014 | By Quintiq
Quintiq announced that its solution has been chosen by Société Nationale des Chemins de Fer Luxembourgeois to improve crew and fleet planning and scheduling...
20 February 2013 | By Alex Kremer, CEP, CFL
A few years ago, CFL commenced an ambitious programme of rebuilding its national railway network to meet today’s standards. By the end of 2012 we had completed two of the most important projects in this context: Modernising the Luxembourg Central Station and rebuilding the existing single-line track between Luxembourg and…
15 February 2011 | By Alex Kremer, CEO, CFL
Strategically placed in the centre of Europe, Luxembourg’s railway network attracts, through the combined efforts of CFL and its freight subsidiaries CFL cargo and CFL Multimodal, important quantities of both passenger and freight traffic. Concerning freight transport, Luxembourg was no stranger to the effects the financial crisis had on the…
28 January 2010 | By Fernand Rippinger, Chief Executive Officer and Marc Polini, Chief Commercial Officer, CFL cargo
CFL cargo, created in October 2006, aims to offer customer-oriented pan-European door-to-door rail freight services, while creating shareholder value and adhering to high social, safety and environmental standards.
26 March 2009 | By Gaston Zens, Fleet Manager, CFL cargo
Gaston Zens, Fleet Manager at CFL cargo, describes CFL's pan-European freight operations.
23 January 2009 | By Lucien Lux, Minister of Transport, Luxembourg
Luxembourg's Minister of Transport, Lucien Lux, describes how recent statistics show how public railway transport in Luxembourg is going from strength to strength.
29 January 2008 | By Alex Kremer, Director General, CFL
In 2002, the Luxembourg Ministry of Transport collaborated with CFL to work out a public transport strategy called ‘mobilitéit.lu’. The document, or plan, included details about development projects of public transport infrastructure and included in particular plans to develop the existing railway line between Pétange and Luxembourg into a dual…
6 February 2007 | By Alex Kremer, Director General, CFL
Operating a small rail network has its moments. Instead of being forced to go after huge parts of the European market to maintain competitiveness and thus being expected to operate a fleet of thousands of locomotives and coaches, a comparatively small railway company, such as CFL, enjoys the luxury of…
2 March 2005 | By Alex Kremer, Director General, CFL
In every recent statistic about wealth and world markets, Luxembourg can be found in the top slot of GDP per capita listings, making Luxembourgers, at least in theory, somewhat wealthy people. As can be expected from this statistic, individual transportation is at an all-time high. This, in combination with Luxembourg’s…
2 March 2005 | By Janis Vitins, Director Marketing and Product Planning Electric Locomotives, Bombardier Transportation
In December 2004, SBB Cargo received the first of 18 TRAXX multi-system locomotives Re 484 (Figure 1). This marks a new era for the TRAXX locomotive platform, extending its range into Italy.