posted on 19th Oct 2021 11:13
On 18 October 2021, CFL group inaugurated the new CRS (centre routier sécurisé) workshop in the presence of François Bausch, Minister of Transport and Public Works. Adjacent to the terminal and marshalling yard, the new maintenance and repair workshop will reduce rolling stock downtime and improve the availability of the wagon and locomotive fleets.
Mr. Marc Wengler, CEO CFL, said: „The inauguration of the CRS and of the new workshop marks a new stage in the implementation of the one-stop-shop concept that we have developed on the Bettembourg-Dudelange site. Our goal is to offer essential services for users of the Terminal and the Logistics Park, road hauliers, intermodal train operators and railway companies, and to give them good reasons to use the Bettembourg-Dudelange site to organize their European logistics activities.“
Ms. Laurence Zenner, CEO CFL cargo, underlined: „With more than 150 years of experience, CFL technics, a subsidiary of CFL cargo, has made a name for itself in the railway sector with its maintenance workshops and its expertise in wagon safety devices. Investments in a new and fourth location and in innovative technologies guarantee customers efficient rolling stock, with which sustainable rail transport can be operated. To do this, CFL technics aims for quality and speed at the heart of freight activities by carrying out repairs to wagons and locomotives in the immediate vicinity of the Terminal of Bettembourg-Dudelange and the marshalling yard.“
The workshop has an area of 7,000 m2, three tracks with a length of 200 m, a pit and two overhead cranes. It will provide maintenance and repairs to wagons, dieselhydraulic and TRAXX MS3 locomotives. The workshop also has particular expertise in the maintenance of Modalohr technology wagons. It also offers 300 secure parking spaces available 24/7 for users of the Intermodal Terminal and the Logistics Park. The new area includes a petrol station, a truck wash, a store with a fast food restaurant as well as sanitary and fitness facilities and a laundry service.