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Streetcar route and funicular in Luxembourg

With the launch of its line, the tramway is transforming transport in the Luxembourg capital. 

Since December 10th, 2017, the streetcar has served the Avenue JF Kennedy from Luxexpo up to Pont Rouge Grande Duchesse Charlotte. A second section put into service at the end of July 2018, desert stops Theater, Faience and Stäreplatz / Etoile.

Having disappeared for more than 50 years in Luxembourg, the streetcar has made its reappearance in the capital at the end of 2017 and brings numerous changes in the servicing of public transportation of the City of Luxembourg.

Tramway Luxembourg

First section : Luxexpo – Grande Duchesse Charlotte Bridge

At first, the T1 line of the streetcar will serve 8 stops within the district of Kirchberg:

Second section: Grand Duchess Charlotte Bridge – Place de l’Etoile (Stäreplatz)

From July 27, 2018, the tram will serve the section of the Red Bridge – Place de l’Etoile with the following stops:

  • Theater: Glacis Square in Limpertsberg and Grand Theater
  • Faiencerie. These 2 stops serving the Schueberfouer, the tram will circulate later (until 1:30 AM) to allow access to visitors
  • Stäreplatz / Place de l’Etoile.

Third section: Place de l’Etoile – Central Station

The next section of the tram will link the Place de l’Etoile to the Central Station via the Place de Paris. This section should be finished by the end of 2020.

Future developments will see the continuation of these first sections towards the airport of Findel and the new district of Cloche d’Or towards Ban de Gasperich on horizon 2021.

Traffic schedules and transport redeployment

The streetcar circulates every day, including on bank holidays, from 5 am to midnight at the latest according to the sense of traffic. More information about the schedules here.

Because of the streetcar, buses do not circulate anymore on Avenue JF Kennedy, but from now on on Boulevard Adenauer.

Trains circulating from Luxembourg Central Station were also redeployed to serve the funicular’s Pfaffenthal stop.

 

     

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