Société Nationale des Chemins de Fer Luxembourgeois (Luxembourg Railways, abbreviated CFL) is the national railway company of Luxembourg. In 2005, the company carried approximately 14.1 million passengers and 11.7 million tonnes of goods. It employs 3,090 people, making CFL the country's seventh-
The Luxembourgeois rail system comprises 275 kilometres of track, of which 140 km is double track and 135 km single track. There are 617 route-
Luxembourg borders Belgium, France and Germany. Correspondingly, there are cross-
CFL operate the majority of their passenger trains using EMUs and electric locomotives with push-
Luxembourg is a member of the International Union of Railways (UIC). The UIC Country Code for Luxembourg is 82.
The railroad network in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg covers about 250 kilometers, operated by CFL, the Luxembourg National Railways. Practically every locality has train or bus connections.
The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg’s railway network is run by CFL trains, the Luxembourg National Railways (Chemins de Fer Luxembourgeois) and complemented by an extensive bus network.
At the centre of the country’s domestic train network is Luxembourg railway station, a terminus for all but one of Luxembourg’s CFL trains routes. The station also functions as the country’s international railway hub, with services into the surrounding countries, Belgium, France, and Germany.
Luxembourg station is connected to Paris (2h05) via France’s high-
CFL Cargo / CFL-
CFL cargo was created in 2006 as a joint venture between CFL, the national Luxembourg railway company, and ArcelorMittal, the world leader of the steel industry.
Taking advantage of the in-
The strategic location at the heart of Europe enables CFL cargo to operate on the main European North-
In the area of rail freight, CFL cargo offers a complete range of customer-