Rail/road terminal

The Luxembourg intermodal terminal is ideally positioned as an international hub for the consolidation of multimodal transport flows across Europe.

The Bettembourg rail/road terminal is located south of Luxembourg City, near the international marshalling yard of Luxembourg, in Bettembourg, and the north-south and east-west highways. The rail/road terminal benefits from the biggest rail motorway platform in Europe.

The rail motorway allows unaccompanied rail transport of tankers or semi-trailer trucks (standard size) over more than 1,000 km between Luxembourg and southern France, linking southwest Europe to western and central Europe.

Technical characteristics:

  • 4 lanes for combined transport, 700 meters long: a capacity of 300,000 containers per year
  • 2 gantry cranes
  • storage capacity of 2,250 TEU (Twenty-Foot Equivalent Unit)
  • 2 platforms of 700 meters long for the rail motorway (LOHR Railway System), capacity: 300,000 semi-trailer trucks per year
  • regular direct connections to Antwerp, Zeebrugge, Nancy, Lyon, Le Boulou, Milan and Trieste
  • traditional rail transport with links to Antwerp, Basel, Hamburg/Duisburg and Poland
  • a competence center for wagons (maintenance by CFL technics)
  • a secured truck stop next to the terminal
  • facilities for warehousing and cross-docking.

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