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Railways in Luxemburg

Station : Rumelange-Ottange

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Information

Name (french) : Rumelange-Ottange
Name (german) : Rümelingen-Öttingen
Name (luxemburg) : Rümeläng-Öttäng
Traject : Noertzange - Rumelange
Date opening : 1-6-1860
Date closure : 2-6-1996
Remarks : Until the year ?? the name was Ottange.

Historical data

1-6-1860 :   Opening for passengers transport
1-6-1860 :   Illegal siding via public road of 550 meters to blast furnace in Ottange (France)
1872 :   Opening several private connections to mines in France (length 867 m, 776 m, 1117 m tracks)
1875 :   Opening loading station for iron ore in Kohlscheid (between the stations of Rumelange and Rumelange-Ottange)
1880 :   Enlargement tracks
1885 :   Build loc shed
1911 :   Plan for railway to Boulange (Fr), because of World War I not implemented
1930 :   Extra tracks
5-1958 :   Opening SNCF line in France Rumelange-Ottange - Boulange
1959 :   Build large silo for iron ore
30-9-1960 :   Electrification
1962 :   Open areal line from iron ore mine in Rochonvillers (Fr) to Ottange
30-6-1966 :   Line to Boulange closed.
1981 :   Stop goods transport. Closure silo for iron ore. Stop areal line from Rochonvillers (Fr)
1981 :   Becomes unstaffed halt
2-6-1996 :   Closure for passengers transport, rails between Rumelange and Rumelange-Ottange have been taken away
 

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