The Alpine – Western Balkan Rail Freight Corridor provides capacity for international freight trains on the form of Pre-arranged Paths (PaP) and Reserve Capacity.
Pre-Arranged Paths (PaPs) 2022
Pre-arranged Paths (PaPs )are a joint offer of the Infarstructure 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 2022 is valid from 12th December 2021 until 10th December 2022.
Reserve Capacity for Timetable 2021
The Reserev capacity for the annual timetable was published in October 2020 (X-2) and can be requested at least 30 days before to the run of 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.