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Strengthening of the Trieste - Luxembourg intermodal connectionStrengthening of the Trieste - Luxembourg intermodal connectionMunich June 5, 2019 - Port of Trieste and CFL multimodal signed a Memorandum of Understanding to promote multimodal logistics on the corridor Trieste – Bettembourg Dudelange.​Port of Trieste and CFL multimodal aims at developing and optimising the intermodal connections between their two hubs in Trieste (I) and Bettembourg-Dudelange (L). Since 2012 an intermodal shuttle connects the two hubs. With 9 roundtrips per week, this intermodal connection has proven to be efficient and reliable. An increase to 12 roundtrips per week is foreseen by end of 2019.Port of Trieste and CFL multimodal are convinced that this cooperation, which focuses on the quality of intermodal door-to-door delivery, will enable them to strengthen the intermodal offer on this route, to lower road congestion and attract new customers on trains.About Port of TriesteLocated in the heart of Europe, the Port of Trieste is the only Italian port with an international outlook, thanks to daily rail links to all major European destinations. Trieste is the 11th European port and the leadingItalian port for total cargo handling, in addition of being the leading oil terminal in the Mediterranean. But first and foremost, Trieste is the leading Italian port for train traffic, which grew by 63% in 2015-18. Its special regime as a free port is a unique feature at the international level, with numerous advantages such as major customs and tax incentives. In this perspective, Trieste is a strategic hub for the Belt and Road initiative, as ideal access point for trade to and from the Far East and throughout the Mediterranean, thanks to a naturally deep sea floor – up to 18 meters – suitable for the latest generation of container ships and excellent, high-frequency intermodal connections to manufacturing and industrial hubs in all Europe.About CFL multimodalCFL multimodal is a logistics service provider, covering the entire logistics chain. With 12 companies in 6 European countries, CFL multimodal and its sister company CFL cargo offer a broad, high-quality andcustomized service portfolio combined and conventional rail freight, wagon maintenance and repairs, customs clearance, as well as forwarding and logistics services. In Luxembourg, the activities of CFL multimodal center on the intermodal terminal Bettembourg-Dudelange in the Eurohub South Logistics Park. Located on the Rail Freight Corridor 2 (North Sea-Mediterranean) and at the crossroads of the North-South and East-West transport routes, the terminal is ideally positioned as an international hub for the consolidation of multimodal transport flows across Europe and beyond. With a total yearly capacity of 600.000 units and equipped with the latest technology in terms of security and surveillance, the intermodal terminal is connected by combined train shuttles to the main ports and industrial regions.ContactJulie BÜCHLERResponsable CommunicationTel + 352 691 981 212julie.buchler@cfl-mm.lu6/5/2019 10:00:00 PM
Launch of a rail motorway connection between Poznan-Swarzędz and LuxembourgLaunch of a rail motorway connection between Poznan-Swarzędz and LuxembourgMunich June 5, 2019 – CLIP and CFL multimodal announced the launch of a rail motorway train between Swarzędz and Bettembourg-Dudelange by end of 2019.​The train will start with 4 roundtrips per week and be opened to containers, craneable semi-trailers as well as non-craneable semi-trailers thanks to the Lohr Railway System technology. This train will cover a distance of more than 1.000 km and has a capacity of transport of 37 intermodal units.The CLIP terminal in Swarzędz will be equipped with the Lohr Railway System technology allowing to load non-craneable trailers on the trains. Mrs Agnieszka Hipś from CLIP Intermodal “We recognize the contract with CFL multimodal as the next step, which we planned, of our development. We aim to provide a more comprehensive and environmental-friendly service to our customers travelling from and to our Freight Village”.The intermodal terminal of Bettembourg Dudelange is already equipped with two platforms and offers regular connections further South, including to Lyon, Le Boulou and Barcelona. Mr Fraenz Benoy, Managing director of CFL multimodal “Our objective is to connect the terminal of Bettembourg-Dudelange with major economic centers in Europe. This new regular rail motorway between Bettembourg-Dudelange and Swarzędz allows us both to expand our intermodal service offering to Central Europe and to address the non-craneable trailers market”.This new rail motorway will provide an efficient and reliable alternative to road transport on long distances and extend the rail motorway offer in Europe.​About CFL multimodalCFL multimodal is a logistics service provider, covering the entire logistics chain. With 12 companies in 6 European countries, CFL multimodal and its sister company CFL cargo offer a broad, high-quality and customized service portfolio combined and conventional rail freight, wagon maintenance and repairs, customs clearance, as well as forwarding and logistics services. In Luxembourg, the activities of CFL multimodal center on the intermodal terminal Bettembourg-Dudelange in the Eurohub South Logistics Park. Located on the Rail Freight Corridor 2 (North Sea-Mediterranean) and at the crossroads of the North-South and East-West transport routes, the terminal is ideally positioned as an international hub for the consolidation of multimodal transport flows across Europe and beyond. With a total yearly capacity of 600.000 units and equipped with the latest technology in terms of security and surveillance, the intermodal terminal is connected by combined train shuttles to the main ports and industrial regions.ContactJulie BÜCHLERResponsable CommunicationTel + 352 691 981 212julie.buchler@cfl-mm.lu6/5/2019 10:00:00 PM
Strengthening of the P.Ø Scandex and CFL multimodal partnershipStrengthening of the P.Ø Scandex and CFL multimodal partnershipLuxembourg, May 27, 2019 – P.Ø Scandex is expanding its multimodal transport offering on the France- Benelux-Scandinavia route by increasing its commitment to CFL multimodal trains.​From May 2019, P.Ø Scandex uses the Lyon - Bettembourg connection on a daily basis as well as the connections to Ghent and Zeebrugge. P.Ø Scandex and CFL multimodal also reinforce their partnership, started in 2016, by a joint organization of first and last miles to/from the intermodal terminals in Lyon and Bettembourg.The aim of P.Ø Scandex and CFL multimodal is to increase the flexibility and speed of road transport to/from the terminals and to gain new markets from the Rhône-Alpes region to Northern Europe and in particular to Germany. A second pillar of the collaboration is the promotion of the railway connection between Luxembourg (Bettembourg - Dudelange) and China (Chengdu). The objective of CFL multimodal is to start a weekly rotation from mid-2019 and a comprehensive door-to-door logistics offer to train customers.P.Ø Scandex and CFL multimodal are convinced that this cooperation, which focuses on the quality of intermodal door-to-door delivery, will enable them to attract new industrial customers on trains.​About CFL multimodalCFL multimodal is a logistics service provider, covering the entire logistics chain. With 12 companies in 6 European countries, CFL multimodal and its sister company CFL cargo offer a broad, high-quality and customized service portfolio combined and conventional rail freight, wagon maintenance and repairs, customs clearance, as well as forwarding and logistics services. In Luxembourg, the activities of CFL multimodal center on the intermodal terminal Bettembourg-Dudelange in the Eurohub South Logistics Park. Located on the Rail Freight Corridor 2 (North Sea-Mediterranean) and at the crossroads of the North-South and East-West transport routes, the terminal is ideally positioned as an international hub for the consolidation of multimodal transport flows across Europe and beyond. With a total yearly capacity of 600.000 units and equipped with the latest technology in terms of security and surveillance, the intermodal terminal is connected by combined train shuttles to the main ports and industrial regions.​ContactJulie BÜCHLERResponsable CommunicationTel + 352 4996 0104julie.buchler@cfl-mm.lu5/27/2019 10:00:00 PM
New combined train connects Luxembourg to ChinaNew combined train connects Luxembourg to ChinaDudelange, April 4th 2019​​CFL multimodal, in cooperation with the Chinese company Chengdu International Railway Service Co.(CDIRS), is launching a combined train between the Intermodal Terminal of Bettembourg-Dudelange (Luxembourg) and the Chengdu Qingbaijiang International Railway Port (China). The first train has left Luxembourg today and is expected to arrive in Chengdu on April 19th.The train is operated by CDIRS, in collaboration with RTSB and CFL multimodal. The objective of the partners is to run the train on a weekly basis by mid-2019, and to offer door-to-door solutions to their customers.Upon arrival in Luxembourg, the containers are delivered to the final customers by road or by rail through the daily combined train shuttles to Lyon, Le Boulou and Barcelona, Trieste (with ferry connexions to Turkey), Antwerp, Zeebrugge and Gent (with ferry connexions to UK and Scandinavia). The intermodal terminal Bettembourg-Dudelange is also connected to Paris since March 2019. Thanks to its extensive infrastructure and the wide range of its service offering, CFL multimodal can provide full-service logistics solutions, including first- and last-mile services, cross-docking, warehousing and custom services.In China, CDIRS offers first and last mile to major economic centers as well as a comprehensive set of logistics services.This new offer distinguishes itself from existing ones, as it integrates, from the very beginning, the concepts of door-to-door services and of a dual hub strategy supported by two well connected intermodal hubs in Europe and China.This new connection completes the existing offer, focusing on the volumes with origine/destination South and Western Europe.About CFL multimodalCFL multimodal is a logistics service provider, covering the entire logistics chain. With 12 companies in 6 European countries, CFL multimodal and its sister company CFL cargo offer a broad, high-quality and personalised service portfolio combined and conventional rail freight, wagon maintenance and repairs, customs clearance, as well as forwarding and logistics services. In Luxembourg, the activities of CFL multimodal center on the intermodal terminal Bettembourg-Dudelange in the Eurohub South Logistics Park. Located on the Rail Freight Corridor 2 (North Sea-Mediterranean) and at the crossroads of the North-South and East-West transport routes, the terminal is ideally positioned as an international hub for the consolidation of multimodal transport flows across Europe and beyond. With a total yearly capacity of 600.000 units and equipped with the latest technology in terms of security and surveillance, the intermodal terminal is connected by combined train shuttles to the main ports and industrial regions.ContactJulie BÜCHLERHead of Communication CFL multimodal Tel + 352 4996 0401julie.buchler@cfl-mm.luAbout CDIRS - CHENGDU INTERNATIONAL RAILWAY SERVICESChengdu International Railway Services (CDIRS),is wholly-owned by Chengdu International Railway Port Investment Development (Group) Co., Ltd. CDIRS offers national and international terminal-to-terminal rail freight services between Chengdu, Europe, and Central Asia as well as a comprehensive range of logistics services in China. The number one operator of the train between China and Europe with nearly 1.500 trains in 2018, CDIRS strives to develop high quality rail services as well as door-to-door services. About RTSBRTSB Group is the leading Intermodal operator along the OBOR route with over 20 years of transportation experience. Our skillful team, extensive network and flexible logistic solutions together with unique web-based system “MyTransOffice” build up RTSB Group – a growing Company operating 18 branches in 13 countries along the Eurasian corridor. Headquartered is in Frankfurt, we sustain German quality throughout all the services we provide block train operations, freight forwarding, project logistics, trucking and IT-solutions.​4/3/2019 10:00:00 PM
Tag der Logistik 2019Tag der Logistik 2019Discover the intermodal terminal.Have a look behind the scenes of our intermodal terminal in Bettembourg-Dudelange. More info and registration here​​11.04.2018 / Bettembourg-Dudelange www.tag-der-logistik.de​3/17/2019 11:00:00 PM
Press Release - Extension of the combined train networkPress Release - Extension of the combined train networkExtension of the combined train network for CFL multimodalDudelange, March 8th 2019 - CFL intermodal, a subsidiary of the CFL multimodal group, is expanding its combined train network. Ghent and Valenton complete the service offer of CFL intermodal from Bettembourg and the number of weekly trains on Zeebrugge is increased.GhentAs from March 11th 2019, CFL intermodal is launching a new rail line between the intermodal terminal of Bettembourg-Dudelange and the Ghent terminal. The train will run with 5 round trips per week and provide rail connections to Lyon (FR), Le Boulou (FR) and Turkey via the port of Trieste (IT). The Scandinavian markets can be reached via sea, departing from the Ghent terminal.ZeebruggeIn parallel, the frequency of intermodal trains between Bettembourg and Zeebrugge will rise from 3 to 5 round trips per week which will increase the number of trains on the rail connections to Lyon (FR), Le Boulou (FR) and Turkey via the port of Trieste (IT).ValentonAs from March 15th 2019, CFL intermodal is also launching a new rail line connecting the intermodal terminal of Bettembourg to Valenton.About CFL multimodalCFL multimodal is a logistics service provider, covering the entire logistics chain. With 12 companies in 6 European countries, CFL multimodal and its sister company CFL cargo offer a broad, high-quality and personalised service portfolio combined and conventional rail freight, wagon maintenance and repairs, customs clearance, as well as forwarding and logistics services. In Luxembourg, the activities of CFL multimodal center on the intermodal terminal Bettembourg-Dudelange in the Eurohub South Logistics Park. Located on the Rail Freight Corridor 2 (North Sea-Mediterranean) and at the crossroads of the North-South and East-West transport routes, the terminal is ideally positioned as an international hub for the consolidation of multimodal transport flows across Europe and beyond. With a total yearly capacity of 600.000 units and equipped with the latest technology in terms of security and surveillance, the intermodal terminal is connected by combined train shuttles to the main ports and industrial regions.ContactJulie BÜCHLERHead of CommunicationsTel + 352 4996 0104julie.buchler@cfl-mm.lu3/7/2019 11:00:00 PM