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Rail Freight Corridor 6 (RFC 6) - Mediterranean Corridor achieved positive results in the first operational year of activity

2014 November 10 

The Management Board of Rail Freight Corridor 6 (RFC 6) - Mediterranean Corridor is pleased to
communicate the positive results of the first operational year of activity. 

Thanks to the commitment of the RFC 6 Member States, Infrastructure Managers, including RFI,  and Allocation
Bodies working closely with the Corridor’s Management, all the duties of the regulation 913/2010
have been successfully fulfilled within the expected time-frame: setting up of the governance
structures Corridor, editing and implementing the Corridor Documents/procedures, establishing the
Corridor One Stop Shop (C-OSS), publishing and allocating dedicated Rail Freight capacity. 

Thanks to a targeted communication action plan, the corridor management has been able to inform a
large number of stakeholders about the functioning and added-value opportunities provided by the
Corridor. 

The following figures are showing the strong interest of the stakeholders in the use of the Corridor: 

· Daily Published Capacity: 140 pre-arranged paths;
· Daily Requested Capacity: 60 pre-arranged paths;
· Percentage of Requested Capacity: 42 %;
· Railway undertakings requesting Corridor Capacity: 8; 

The One Stop Shop has also worked hard to offer a prompt answer to all the clients who requested
Corridor capacity trying to give a full support to customers' needs: 

More than 85 % of the requests have been answered and allocated on time at the end of August
2014. 

Thanks to these results the Corridor management board decided to strengthen the offered capacity for
the Time Table 2016. Within a prosperous cooperation with all the business partners and potential
customers, the Corridor management is on his way to identify and improve all the parameters having
an impact on the daily business operations of the rail freight sector. 



PRESS CONTACT: 

Andrea GALLUZZI, managing director
Rail Freight Corridor 6 - Mediterranean Corridor
Via Ernesto Breda, 28 20126 Milano Italy 
Phone: +39 02 3674 2661, +39 328 6384700 
Mail: a.galluzzi@railfreightcorridor6.eu
Web site: http://www.railfreightcorridor6.eu