FTE B Passenger Traffic, 20.03.-23.03.2017
The main objectives of this second conference of the year 2017 were on the one hand to harmonize the definitive offer concept for the timetable 2018 (10.12.2017 – 08.12.2018) on the international level between the railway undertakings (RUs) and on the other hand to prepare the path requests for international Passenger Traffic that will be submitted to the Infrastructure Managers (IMs) till Monday 10 April 2017 at the latest via Path Coordination System (PCS). From 11 April till 03 July 2017 the IMs will elaborate the paths on national level and harmonize it on international level. The draft timetable will be submitted by the IMs to the RUs on 03 July 2017 via PCS.
The IMs participated to the Coordination Conference FTE B as advisor; they got an overview of the planned capacity requirements by the RUs for timetable 2018.
During the Conference Mr. Ignacio Barrón, Director Passenger and High Speed Department of UIC, gave to the participants a very interesting presentation on the UIC activities and pointed out a possible cooperation fields between UIC and FTE.
At the same time the participants had the possibility to attend information workshops related to the project "Redesign of the International Timetabling Process (TTR)".
If you need more information, you can contact Mr. Matteo Soldini, project manager at FTE Office.