Luxembourg's national railway company, the CFL, has reported that travel disruptions are expected to and from Belgium this week due to a rail strike.

Two unions of the railway companies SNCB, Infrabel and HR Rail are set to strike across Belgium from 22:00 on Tuesday 5 December until 22:00 on Thursday 7 December 2023. During this time, trains between Luxembourg and Belgium will be disrupted in both directions.

The CFL confirmed that the following lines will be affected by delays and cancellations:

  • Line 10 (Luxembourg - Troisvierges - Gouvy/Liège): with a few exceptions, trains will continue to run between Luxembourg and Gouvy. One train per hour will run between Gouvy and Liège (departure between 05:43 and 10:43 as well as between 14:43 and 19:43 from Gouvy). Similarly, one train per hour will run between Liège and Gouvy (departure between 06:07 and 11:07 and between 15:07 and 20:07 from Liège);
  • Line 50 (Luxembourg - Kleinbettingen - Arlon/Brussels): travel severely disrupted; three-quarters of trains will continue to run between Luxembourg and Arlon;
  • Line 70 (Luxembourg - Rodange - Athus): trains will operate as usual to Rodange station. Half of trains will run between Rodange and Athus.

The CFL noted that this information applies to Tuesday 5 and Wednesday 6 December 2023; detailed information regarding Thursday 7 December 2023 is not yet available.

Further information is available on the CFL website: and the CFL mobile application.