Phase Observations or Acceptance

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DESCRIPTION

  • Observations phase is part of the New Path Request process only (annual timetable)
  • "Acceptance" phase is the name for Late Path Request and Ad Hoc Request Processes
    • Leading Applicant in the Acceptance phase can switch the dossier directly into Active Timetable phase (skip Post Processing and Final Offer phases)
  • During this phase, the Applicants check the offer from the IMs. They can make their comments and ask for improvements or agree with the offer

POSSIBLE TRANSITIONS

New Path Request Process

Possible transitions diagram from Observations in New Path Request Process

Late Path Request and Ad Hoc Path Request Processes

Possible transitions diagram from Acceptance in late and ad hoc Path Request Process

Transition list

Observation Phase

  • Observations -> Post processing
    • Who:
      • Leading Applicant
        • Restrictions: None
      • PCS system (Automatic promotion)
        • Restrictions: only until the deadline
  • Observations -> Closed
    • Who: Leading Applicant
      • Restrictions: None
  • Observations -> Partially Harmonized Post processing
    • Who: Any Applicant
      • Restrictions: None

Acceptance phase

  • Acceptance -> Active Timetable
    • Who: Leading Applicant
      • Restrictions: None
  • Acceptance -> Post processing
    • Who:
      • Leading Applicant
        • Restrictions: None
      • PCS system (Automatic promotion)
        • Restrictions: only until the deadline
  • Acceptance -> Closed
    • Who:
      • Leading Applicant
      • Restrictions: None
  • Acceptance -> Partially Harmonized Post processing
    • Who: Any Applicant
      • Restrictions: None

PERMISSIONS

  • Leading Applicant
    • Read-only access to the rest of the dossier except Train Composition
    • Make comments
    • Close dossier, promote dossier
  • Applicants
    • Read-only access to the rest of the dossier except Train Composition
    • Make comments
  • Leading IM
    • Read-only access to the whole dossier
  • IMs
    • Read-only access to the whole dossier

OTHER DETAILS

  • Dossiers in partial offer mode are promoted to Post-processing by each Applicant in pair independently.
  • Use of comments
    • Applicants can make their comments in the free text field but it is recommended to use the observation feature “Make comment to have the comment clear and structured
    • Predefined "Make comment" fields
      • What is touched: involved IMs, involved parts of the dossier
      • Observation type
        • like Route not correct, lack of date, timetable not harmonized
      • Justified objection