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Railways in Luxemburg

Station : Wiltz

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Information

Name (french) : Wiltz
Name (german) : Wiltz
Name (luxemburg) : Wolz
Traject : Kautenbach - Wiltz - Bastogne
Date opening : 1-6-1881
Date closure : -
Remarks : -

Historical data

1-6-1881 :   Opening railway line to Kautenbach. Build stations building. Build wooden loc shed
1-7-1888 :   Opening railway line to Bastogne
1889 :   Enlargement goods shed
1900 :   Branch to brewery
1908 :   Loc shed burnt down. Build new loc shed on a place somwhat more to the west. New third track
1923 :   Build forth track
1926 :   Enlargement of stations building
1931 :   Mechanical signalling
1944 :   Stations building heavily damaged because of war damage. In 1951 rebuilt in the same style as before. Loc shed no more in use
23-9-1967 :   Stop passengers transport over line to Weiswampach and Bastogne
1969 :   Loc shed broken down
1975 :   Renovation of two tunnels near Wiltz
1977 :   On railway yard removal of third track
1981 :   Renovation of stations building
1980 :   New siding (part of old track of the line in the direction of Bastogne) because of new industrial site
1990 :   Lowering floor of tunnel because of coming electrification
20-4-1991 :   Electrification
2004 :   Total rebuilding of the yard. Make of second platform. Signalling from Ettelbrück
2004 :   Lengthening of tunnel nearby station
10-6-2005 :   Loc 4018 got name Wiltz (after renovation of the tracks Kautenbach-Wiltz)
 

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