Phase Path Elaboration_old

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DESCRIPTION

  • Each IM prepares their section of the dossier. It should be in line with the neighboring ones

POSSIBLE TRANSITIONS

Possible transitions diagram from Path Elaboration in New Path Request Process

Transition list

  • Path Elaboration -> Draft Offer
    • Who:
      • Leading IM
        • Restrictions
          • IM own reference point: Mandatory times completed
          • IM lights all green
      • PCS system (Automatic promotion)
        • Restrictions
          • IM own reference point: Mandatory times completed
          • IM lights all green
  • Path Elaboration -> Partially Harmonized Offer
    • Who:
      • Any IM
        • Restrictions
          • IM own reference point: Mandatory times completed
          • IM own light green
  • Path Elaboration -> Harmonization
    • Who:
      • Leading Applicant: Withdraw dossier (IM TT, if it exists, is deleted in the process)
      • Leading IM: Reject Dossier
    • Restrictions: None

Permissions

  • Leading Applicant
    • Read-only access to the submitted Applicant Timetable (No access to IM TT)
    • Edit train composition only
    • Withdraw dossier back to Harmonization
  • Applicants
    • Read-only access to the submitted Applicant Timetable (No access to IM TT)
    • Edit train composition only
  • Leading IM
    • Read access to the whole dossier
    • Write access to its own section
    • Reject dossier
  • IMs
    • Read-only access to the whole dossier
    • Edit its part of the dossier in the IM TT

OTHER DETAILS

  • Change types (withdraw dossier)
    • Critical change
      • Essential aspects of the request have to be revised, for example:
        • a completely different route. 
        • Before a request is withdrawn, there should be an agreement between the IM and the Applicant, reached by communication through messages between the parties.
    • Detailed changes
      • Alterations to certain train parameters,
      • A few stops or journey times can be sent to the IM’s by sending a message to the IM.
      • The Dossier itself remains unaffected.
      • If the IM considers that the requested change will change the whole path there will not be any acceptance.
      • The Applicant will be asked to submit a new request mentioning the reference of the previous dossier.
      • Sending a message from the Applicant to the IM does mean that the change will be accepted.
  • Partially Harmonized Offer details

    • If the deadline for draft offers is reached and not all IMs have set their acceptance indicators to green, the IMs are forced by national legislation to send the offer, they may start the partial offer process.

      • If IM has to switch to partial offer in the control menu, a mandatory comments field opens.

      • IM has to enter information about the legal requirement for switching the dossier to partial offer now, without all IM acceptance indicators green. 

      • The complete dossier will be visible for leading Applicant and involved Applicants, allowing them to see Applicant/IM pairs ready (acceptance indicators green) and pairs with IMs not yet ready.

      • In fact, Applicant/IM pairs of the same dossier may be now in different phases until the Final offer phase.

      • Note: A warning will be shown on pdf-exports or printouts of PCS dossiers in a partial offer for identification of these dossiers.

      • After one IM has activated partial offer function IMs of other Applicant/IM pairs who have finished their part of the dossier may set their acceptance indicators to green.

        • These pairs will be automatically switched to the Draft timetable/Observations phase.

      • Any IM not ready for draft offer at the published deadline according to the RNE timetabling calendar (acceptance indicator still Yellow or Red) should finish his work as soon as possible. PCS will not prevent the IM from finalizing the draft offer later, but it is highly recommended for the IMs to submit an offer in PCS manually even if the system checks for all green lights to promote the dossier one month after the deadline every night at 23:00.