Press release: CFL multimodal opens a new combined train route from Bettembourg to Lyon

CFL multimodal is operating a new combined train route between Bettembourg and Lyon.

​Bettembourg 8 July 2014 – Since 28 June, CFL multimodal is operating a new combined train route between Bettembourg and Lyon.

A new relation between the intermodal terminal of Bettembourg and the PEH terminal of Lyon was launched by CFL multimodal on 28 June. In a first phase, the trains, whose traction is assured by CFL cargo, will run three times per week and are open to containers, swap bodies and cranable semi-trailers. The train frequency is supposed to be increased to six trains per week in the last trimester of 2014.

CFL multimodal already operates regular combined trains to Antwerp, Lübeck, Trieste and Le Boulou, and will start up a train to Duisburg during the summer. Thanks to the new line Lyon – Bettembourg, the company will be able to cover the main industrial regions between Sweden, the German Ruhr and the industrial basin of the Rhône-Alpes.

About CFL multimodal
CFL multimodal, a subsidiary of the CFL Group, is the first multimodal operator in Luxembourg, with 30 years of experience in combined transport and 355 employees in 5 companies that complement each other in the areas of logistics and combined transport.
CFL multimodal offers a large portfolio of services: combined rail-road transport, rail freight solutions, road transport solutions, warehousing and all other services of the logistics chain (customs clearance, etc.).
The ideal geographic position of the Bettembourg terminal at the heart of Europe positions CFL multimodal as a central logistics hub able to provide regular transport relations to the ports of the North Sea, as well as the Baltic Sea and Southern Europe, in cooperation with its sister-company CFL cargo.

Christina SCHUERR
Head of communications
Tel: + 352 621 131 208

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