Mission & Vision

“Make Rail Freight more competitive to attract more goods to the railway by offering high quality, customer-oriented products and by functioning as one integrated Infrastructure Manager”

Rail Freight Corridor North Sea – Baltic shares and supports the vision of making the Corridor more competitive by offering new products and an integrated approach in order to become the first choice for customers involved in international freight traffic. The Corridor perceives itself as a service provider and commits itself to offer innovative solutions which improve operational performance of its customers and at the same time promote railways’ key role in maintaining a sustainable transport system. 

High quality & customer-oriented products

Rail Freight Corridor North Sea - Baltic offers two dedicated capacity products shaped according to international rail freight market demand:
Pre-arranged Paths for the annual timetable and Reserve Capacity for the ad-hoc traffic.

Both products are published in and can be requested via the international IT tool “Path Coordination System” (PCS).


Functioning as one integrated Infrastructure Manager

The C-OSS is the single contact point, which facilitates train path management for international rail freight along the Corridor. PaPs are set up in a joint process between Infrastructure Managers and Allocation Body with C-OSS coordination which ensures high quality harmonized products.