How to export Dossier, Timetable and Variants



this document will describe how to export dossier content, timetable information and path/user variants.

PCS provides an export option for the desired contents that can be exported in different formats.

You can export the dossier content in PDF format. 

You can export timetable information and path/user variants in XLSX format.




The button is located in Basic data.



Once you click the button it gives you the opportunity to choose which parts of the dossier you wish to export.

Parts that can be exported:

  • Applicant Timetable
  • IM timetable
  • COSS Timetable
  • Comments

PCS detects the available timetables together with the comments to be exported. 

Once you press the  button, it opens the windows well-known file browser, where you browse for the location to be saved:

By default, the filename consists of:

  • International train number
  • Dossier number
  • Version number


Printout Description

Dossier information

  • System: the system with the link from where the dossier exported
  • Date: date of export
  • Name of the dossier
  • Dossier information: the basic data dossier level information
  • Participating companies: Involved participants - Applicant - IM pairs with the indication of the leading agencies, the colour of the lights and dossier-level agency-specific IM parameters
  • Special agreements and IM details if added




On the following pages, the timetable information is printed starting with the applicant timetable and followed by the IM timetable.  The territories are separated with the same colour as in the dossier and each territory starts with the applicant- IM pairs, in the same order as the PCS path IDs and path sections, with its train parameters, activity types, location types, and calendar.


PaPs in the export

The PaPs are presented in the PDF export the same way as in the dossier. 




The  button is located in each timetable ( Applicant/IM/C-OSS) Territories tab above the territories


After clicking the export you can configure the export options.

Parts that can be exported:

  • Applicant
  • IM
  • COSS

Name your report and select at least one timetable to generate the report.  You have the option to create a "Private Report" and then other colleagues will not have access to it.

Once you pressed to confirm the system informs you that 



The "Download" submenu is available under the "My dashboard"  main menu.


Reports are available to download for two weeks after they are automatically deleted from the server.

Click the name of the report to download it and it opens the Windows file browser.  All you need to do to browse for the location where you want to save your report. 


The excel import looks like this: 

Brief description of the excel export:

  • Dossier Id: ID of the dossier
  • Dossier name: name of the dossier
  • International train number: the given international train number
  • Territory:  involved applicant - IM pairs
  • Sub-path ID: the ID  of the subpath
  • Order: order of the subsequent path sections within the subpath
  • Sub-path title: the title of the subpath
  • Responsible RU: responsible applicant
  • Location: the name of the subsequent path sections
  • Owner IM:  IM, who owns the path section
  • Train number: operation train number
  • Path number: the given path number 
  • Arrival: the entered arrival time in hours and minutes
  • Departure: the entered departure time in hours and minutes
  • dwell: the entered dwell time in minutes
  • Time zone offset: time zone offset if added to indicate the local times in the timetable. The default time zone is UTC +1.
  • Day offset: the number of entered offsets
  • Activity types: the type of activity on the path section
  • Location types: the type of the location
  • Comment: the comment entered into the common train parameters comment area
  • Train parameters
    • Loco type numbers: the loco type number of the loco
    • Train weight: It displays the traction weight calculated together with the carriages' weight
    • Weight of set of carriages: the weight of carriages
    • Train length: It displays the traction length calculated together with the carriages' length.
    • Length of set of carriages: the length of the carriages
    • Planned speed: the allowed speed by the IM
    • Highest planned speed: the max. allowed speed by the IM
    • Train max speed: the max. possible speed of a train in km/h.
    • Coasting: the IM indicates if the train can rely on coasting
    • Train cc system: it indicates the train control system
    • Push-Pull train: the indication of the push-pull train 
    • Traffic type: the entered traffic type
    • Type of service: it indicates the type of service
    • Route class: it indicated the route class of the train
    • Max axle weight: max allowed axle weight
    • Train radio system: the train radio system used on the train
    • P1: container profile P1
    • P2: container profile P2
    • C1: container profile C1
    • C2: container profile C2
    • Contains dangerous goods: indication of the dangerous goods
    • Brake type: the type of the break
    • Braking ratio: the breaking ratio in percentage
    • Minimum braked weight:  breaking ration percentage
    • Braking weight: the braked mass of the carriage in tonnes
    • Exception gauging ident:  the indication if the transport exceeds the normal gauge.
    • Emergency brake override: the indication to override the emergency brake signal
  • Validity period: the period that is valid in the timetable calendar
  • Circulation days: the weekly circulation days presented in numbers
  • Calendar days are presented in the form of a calendar

For a detailed description of the train parameters, please visit the "Mandatory Train Parameters (Detail)" document which is linked to this page.


Path/User variants

To export the variants you need to go to the Path Variants view and select the variants that you wish to export.


The export button is located next to the "Compare" button on the right.

To export, the variants follow the same steps as described above when exporting the timetable information.

The exported workbook almost looks the same as described above, with the difference that expanded with a new column called "Path Variant".


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