CFL Line 80

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Line 80 is a Luxembourgian railway line connecting Rodange to Belgium. It is designated Chemins de Fer Luxembourgeois, but predominantly operated by NMBS/SNCB. The services overlap with those designated as Line 70. On the Belgian side of the border the routes are numbered in the NMBS/SNCB series.[1]

  • Line 165 Libramont - Virton - Y Aubange - Athus
  • Line 165/1 Y Aubange - Frontière RFNL (Rodange)
  • Line 167 (Arlon) - Y. Autelbas - Athus - Frontière RFNL (Rodange)

The routes are all electrified at 25 kV using OHL[1] cf NMBS/SNCB's normal 3 kV DC OHL. This requires NMBS/SNCB to use Class 41xx DMUs.

The following passenger services operate on the line, as of 2019:

  • Arlon - MeAthus - Aubange - Virton - Libramont hourly on weekdays by SNCB/NMBS
  • Luxembourg - Rodange - Athus 2 trains per hour every day (reduced on Sunday) by CFL
  • Virton - Halanzy - Aubange - Rodange 2 pairs of trains in rush hours to connect to Longwy - Luxembourg services

Stations[edit]

  • Arlon (Belgium)
  • Messancy (Belgium)
  • Athus (Belgium)
  • Rodange
  • Aubange (Belgium)
  • Halanzy (Belgium)
  • Virton (Belgium)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "DENOMINATION DES LIGNES" (in French). Infrabel. 2006. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-07-28. Retrieved 2007-09-27.