Innovation and Networks Executive Agency

Rail 2012-LU-28025-S

Studies regarding the construction of a new section providing a direct link between Luxembourg Station and Bettembourg and the upgrading of Bettembourg Station.


The proposed Action concerns the studies for the construction of a new railway line from Luxembourg to Bettembourg, near the Luxembourg-France border and located on Priority Project 28 ("Eurocaprail" on the Brussels-Luxembourg-Strasbourg railway axis).


The aims of the studies are:

  • to design a new section providing a direct link between Luxembourg station and Bettembourg as a complement to the existing railway line;
  • the upgrading of Bettembourg station.

The Action comprises the detailed pre-design studies and the implementation studies for the new rail link between Luxembourg station and Bettembourg, as well as the upgrade of Bettembourg station.



This project has been completed.




National budget:



Total project cost covered by this Decision:



Percentage of EU support:


Studies: 50%

EU contribution:




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Implementation schedule:

Start date: January 2012

End date: December 2015



 Ministry for sustainable development and infrastructures


Implementing body:

 Société Nationale des Chemins de Fer Luxembourgeois


Additional information:

 European Commission, DG MOVE

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