Railways in Luxemburg
   

Railways in Luxemburg

Station : Schifflange

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Information

Name (french) : Schifflange
Name (german) : Schifflingen
Name (luxemburg) : Schäffläng
Traject : Luxemburg - Esch sur Alzette - Pétange - Athus
Date opening : 4-10-1875
Date closure : 23-9-1967
Remarks : -

Historical data

23-4-1860 :   Opening as loading station for iron ore (not yet station for passengers transport)
10-10-1871 :   Opening blast furnace
4-10-1875 :   Opening as halt for passengers. As waiting room a wooden shed was placed that stood before in Wecker (line Luxemburg - Wasserbillig - Trier)
1935 :   Build stone staton building
1959 :   Change of connection tracks to tracks of Arbed factory
30-9-1960 :   Electrification
ca. 2019 :   Replacement of two level road crossings by one tunnel
1994 :   Closure of nearby blast furnace, becomes factory for electro steel
1912 :   Cement factory opened (north of blast furnace)
 

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