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Railways in Luxemburg

Station : Wasserbillig

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Information

Name (french) : Wasserbillig
Name (german) : Wasserbillig
Name (luxemburg) : Waasserbälleg
Traject : Luxemburg - Wasserbillig - Trier
Ettelbrück - Echternach - Wasserbillig
Wasserbillig - Grevenmacher
Date opening : 29-8-1861
Date closure : -
Remarks : -

Historical data

29-8-1861 :   Opening line in the direchtion of Luxemburg and in the direction of Trier (Germany)
20-5-1874 :   Opening PH-line to Echternach, with station building and platform of its own. At first wooden stations building for PH, only later a building of stone
1877 :   Enlargement stations building
25-11-1891 :   Opening PH-line to Grevenmacher, with viaduct over WL-line
1902 :   Enlargement of railway yard, longer tracks for goods trains. Building of loc shed, turning table for locs, etc
1909 :   Improvement of bridge over Sure
29-4-1942 :   Connection to Grevenmacher on ground level (no more over viaduct over WL-line)
19-9-1944 :   Bomb attack, heavy damage. Stations building (repaired 1948), signal box (repaired 1950), 3 bridges (repaired january 1945)
1950 :   New platform for trains to Echternach, in connection with the other WL-platforms
5-1950 :   New signal box, new water tower
1951.03.04 :   Bridge over Sure repaired (temporary bridge 1945, new bridge single track from 28-11-1949)
1954 :   Stop passengers transport over line to Echternach and Grevenmacher
11-1955 :   Demolishment of bridge of Grevenmacher line over WL-tracks
1959 :   Electrification. electric signals
4-3-1963 :   Stop goods transport over line to Echternach and to Grevenmacher
1972 :   Signals and points set from station of Oetrange
19-2-1981 :   Stations building of PH sold to local community
1990 :   Tunnel for pedestrians to second platform and to Mosel quai
2000 :   Signalling line Alzingen-Syren-Oetrange from Wasserbillig signal box
2006 :   Signalling line Oetrange-Wasserbillig from Wasserbillig signal box
 

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