Path Ordering Process

Ordering Deadlines for the Network Timetable
(starting from second Saturday in December, at 00:00 (Saturday to Sunday)):


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Notice: The picture "Ordering Deadlines for the Network Timetable" is also downloadable (PDF) on the right-hand side.

 

Main Order:

It is recommended to notify changes to regular interval services if possible by 1st December 2017.

It is recommended to notify train path orders if possible by 1st March 2018.

Deadline for the Main Order: 9th March to 9th April 2018

The submission of quotations takes place up to 2nd July 2018 (= publishing the draft timetable) and start of consultation in accordance with the Railway Act EisbG of 1957 Paragraph 65 (8) from 3rd July 2018.

Possibility for applicants whose wishes are not fulfilled by draft timetable to comment by 3rd August 2018 (= end of consultation/comments period in accordance with the Railway Act EisbG of 1957 Paragraph 65 (8)).

Therefore acceptance by RU within a month after submission of quotations by 3rd August 2018.

Allocation of  railway infrastructure capacity from 20th August 2018.

Note for the Main Order of the following Network Timetable:
It is recommended to notify changes to regular interval services if possible by 1st December 2018.

Ordering deadlines for traffic in the running timetable as regards changes to the network timetable by Timetable Change Request:
(essentially applicable on a monthly cycle respectively from the first Monday every month if this is a working day):

The change book is produced monthly and comes into force on the change dates whose ordering deadlines can be found in the download area on the right hand side (see "Modification Deadlines")

Ordering deadlines for deviations at interim traffic in succession of Infrastructure restrictions

  • RU and Network Access agree to the special conditions for traffic due to the planned infrastructure restrictions by 12 weeks before starting to passanger trains, to freight trains 8 weeks before starting. - Contact at Network Access (Availability Management - Construction Site Timetable Office):
  • In the event of non-timely notification of RU by IM as an exception this deadline could fall below

Ordering deadlines for unforeseen route closures

  • Diversion orders for traffic after unforeseen route closures for the current day and for a maximum of  the next three Network Access Dept. office days*)
    • Ordering from the responsible Regional Traffic Control (Betriebsführungszentrale - BFZ)
  • Diversion orders for traffic after unforeseen route closures from the fourth Network Access Dept. office day *)
    • Orders to Network Access (Availability Management - Construction Site Timetable Office)

Ordering Deadlines for ad-hoc traffic (VA 722.41)

  • Orders for traffic for the same day
    • Ordering from the responsible Regional Traffic Control (Betriebsführungszentrale - BFZ)
  • Orders later than 3 p.m. for traffic within midnight of the next Network Access Dept. office  day *)
    • Ordering from the responsible Regional Traffic Control (Betriebsführungszentrale - BFZ)
  • For traffic from the next day during Network Access Dept. office  day *)
    • Orders to Network Access (Availability Management - Interim Timetable Office)
      • Contact: Gerald Burgsteiner (Phone: +43 1 93000 97 34916 / E-Mail: Sonderzug@oebb.at

*)...Notice:
Office hours at Network Access are Monday to Friday from 08:00 to 15:00 with the exception of public holidays and 24th and 31st December.