FTE A Passenger Traffic, 15.01.-18.01.2019

At the coordination conference FTE A passenger traffic which was held from 15 to 18 January 2019 in Ljubljana (Slovenia) 118 production and timetabling experts from all over Europe participated. For the first time the conference has started on Tuesday instead of Monday ending on Friday.

The main objectives of this first conference in 2019 were on the one hand to harmonize the international offering concepts for the timetable 2020 between the railway undertakings (RU) and on the other hand to prepare the requests for feasibility studies of the international passenger traffic, which has to be submitted to the Infrastructure Managers (IM) until 21 January 2019 by the Path Coordination System (PCS). The IM carry out the path feasibility studies from 22 January till 18 March 2019. Following the outcomes of these path feasibility studies will serve as the basis for the coordination conference FTE B from 26 to 29 March 2019.

The IM acted at the FTE A conference as advisors and thus they gained an overview of the capacity requirements to be expected of the RU for the timetable 2020.


Overview of Members