Train Path

The Alpine – Western Balkan Rail Freight Corridor provides capacity  for international freight trains on the form of Pre-arranged Paths (PaP) and Reserve Capacity.

Annual timetable

Pre-Arranged Paths (PaPs) for Timetable 2023

Pre-arranged Paths (PaPs ) are a joint offer of the Infrastructure Managers of the countries along the corridor and represent pre-defined train paths with harmonized border times for the annual timetable. Pre-arranged train paths are determined by specific parameters (load, length, locomotive type..) and they are protected against change to any other capacity request.

Pre-arranged Paths (PaPs) are dedicated capacity for international rail freight which are publised 11 moths before the timetable change.

The timetable 2023 is valid from 11th December 2022 until 9th December 2023.

Reserve Capacity for Timetable 2022

Reserve Capacity (RC) is an offer for international ad-hoc request for train path along the corridor. It provides the contingents of capacity slots for international freight paths per day and per section in case of remaining capacity.

The Catalogue of Resereved Capacity for the annual timetable 2021-2022 is  published on 11th October 2021 (X-2) and can be requested at least 30 days before to the run of the first train.

How to apply for capacity

The C-OSS accept capacity request from railway undertaking or international grouping of railway undertakings and also from other persons and legal entities in accordance with Article 15 of Regulation (EU) 913/2010.

RNE Path Coordination System (PCS) is web-based tool which are used by railway undertaking and authorized apllicants to apply for PaP and then receive answers from C-OSS on the status of their request.