Marshalling yard

​​​​The Bettembourg marshalling yard is the main consolidation point for rail freight coming into and leaving from Luxembourg.

The yard is immediately adjacent to the Bettembourg-Dudelange intermodal terminal, featuring a combined terminal and a rail motorway platform. 

The main characteristics of the Bettembourg marshalling yard are:

  • 3.70 km total length
  • 50 ha total surface
  • 4 m gravity hump
  • 32 hydraulic brakes
  • 200 switches (approx.)​
  • 56 km of tracks​