Rail traffic will be disrupted from Saturday 6 August until August 29 on lime 163 between Namur and Luxembourg due maintenance and renovation works by railway operator Infrabel, reported RTBF.
Once the project is completed, trains should be able drive faster at a speed of 160 kilometers per hours, which could lead to saving 20 minutes in travel time depending on the type of train used.
Due to the railway upgrade in the works, Belgian railway company SNCB will offer alternative modes of transport, which will be adjusted throughout the month depending on how the work progresses.
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Between Saturday 6 August till Friday 12 August , all trains will be replaced by buses between Libramont and Arlon.
There will be a series of disruptions on Sundays too. On Sunday 7,14 and 21 August until 16:00, all trains will be replaced by buses between Bertrix and Virton.
On Friday 12 August, the last trains will be replaced by buses between Arlon and Luxembourg (LU) & Athus and Arlon.
From Saturday 13 August 13 till Friday 19 August, all trains will be replaced by buses between Libramont and Arlon.
On weekdays, some buses will go to Kleinbettingen (LU) and Luxembourg (LU). In the morning and evening, some direct buses will run between Arlon and Luxembourg (LU).
On weekends (as well as Monday 15 August), all trains will be replaced by buses between Arlon and Luxembourg (LU).
From Saturday 20 August to Sunday 28 August, Libramont station will be inaccessible. All trains Rochefort-Jemelle and Marbehan will be replaced by buses.
Most will also stop at Neufchâteau. In addition, all trains will be replaced by buses between Marloie and Libramont.