Bascharage-Sanem railway station

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Bascharage-Sanem railway station

Bascharage-Sanem railway station (Luxembourgish: Gare Nidderkäerjéng-Suessem, French: Gare de Bascharage-Sanem, German: Bahnhof Niederkerschen-Sassenheim) is a railway station serving the towns of Bascharage and Sanem, in the south-west of Luxembourg. It is operated by Chemins de Fer Luxembourgeois, the state-owned railway company.

The station is situated on Line 70, which connects the south-west of the country to Luxembourg City.

Situation[edit]

At 338 yards altitude, the Bascharage - Sanem railway station is located at kilometric point 17,000 of line 7 from Luxembourg to Pétange between the stations of Schouweiler and Pétange.

History[edit]

The Bascharage station was opened on September 8, 1900 by the Imperial Railways in Alsace-Lorraine.

The old building for travelers was destroyed after 1981. The station was entirely rebuilt and a second track added in 2010.

Passenger services[edit]

The station has no direct reception; however, it has several shelters and a parking lot.

CFL trains on line 70 (Regional-Express RE and Regionalbahn RB) between Luxembourg and Pétange or Rodange or Longwy stop at the station.

External links[edit]

Preceding station   Chemins de Fer Luxembourgeois   Following station
Schouweiler   Line 70
Luxembourg to Longuyon route
  Pétange
Schouweiler   Line 70
Luxembourg to Athus route
  Pétange

Coordinates: 49°33′30″N 05°55′30″E / 49.55833°N 5.92500°E / 49.55833; 5.92500