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Since the commercial deployment of the rail motorways between Aiton (France) and Orbassano (Italy) in 2003 and Bettembourg (Luxembourg) - Perpignan (France) in 2007, LOHR Railway System has proved its reliability and performance in real operating conditions.

  • More than 500,000 semi-trailers transported
  • About 250,000 km/year per wagon
  • 1.2 million incident-free opening and closing cycles
  • 300 million truck-kms saved on the roads
  • 300,000 tons of CO² saved

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The Alpine Rail Motorway

  • Between Aiton and Orbassano: 175 km
  • Put into service on 4 November 2003
  • Traffic status:
    • Semi-trailers alone: 80%
    • Complete trucks with driver: 20%
    • High growth in traffic for 4 m high semi-trailers: 47%
  • Commercial success:
    • Train filling rate: 86%
    • 31,616 semi-trailers transported in 2013

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The Perpignan – Luxembourg Rail Motorway

  • Between Bettembourg and Perpignan: 1000 km
  • Put into service in September 2007
  • 4 trains/day/direction
  • The LOHR wagon enables P400 semi-trailers to be transported on a GB1 gauge line i.e. P55/P400
  • Max. capacity: 90,000 trucks/year

Calais – Le Boulou rail motorway:

  • 105 double LOHR UIC wagons have been ordered for the needs of the service between the Port of Calais and Perpignan
  • Journey of 1400 km
  • 2 return journeys /day
  • 5 trains with 20 double LOHR UIC wagons

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