Launch of an intermodal rail connection between Bettembourg-Dudelange and Kiel
Dudelange, January 21, 2020 – LKW WALTER, Stena Line, Port of Kiel and CFL multimodal are proud to announce the launch of a new rail connection between the Intermodal Terminal Bettembourg-Dudelange and the Terminal Schwedenkai in the Port of Kiel.LKW WALTER, Stena Line, Port of Kiel and CFL multimodal successfully concluded a partnership agreement to expand their respective service offering. This new intermodal connection is initiated at the Intermodal terminal of Bettembourg-Dudelange today and will be running with 3 roundtrips per week for cranable trailers and containers.
The partners are convinced that this regular intermodal service, connecting the Luxembourg area as well as existing trains (Lyon, Le Boulou and Barcelona) to the Port of Kiel and its ferry lines to Göteborg will boost the development of global European intermodal solutions.
This new train will foster modal shift, allowing the transfer from road to rail of up to 10.000 trucks and CO2 savings of about 11.000t per year.