The initialTransport Market Study (TMS), was carried out according to art. 9 of the EU Regulation 913/2010 and analysed the freight transport market in the geographical area crossed by Baltic-Adriatic lines. Both historical and forecast figures were provided. It assessed the impact of the introduction of the RFC on the rail freight transport market share and waas used as the basis for the establishment of the RFC. An Executive Summary can be downloaded here.
In 2020, the TMS was updated with the support of the consultant Tplan Consulting. The aims of the update were to analyze the current situation of freight traffic volumes and to provide an updated knowledge base and recommendations for the development of the rail freight market along the he RFC. An Executive Summary can be downloaded here
The Long Train Study addresses the maximum train length available on the Baltic-Adriatic lines, in three time scenarios within a standard timetable and without special permissions, based on the evolution of infrastructure parameters. In addition, it provides a practical application of the run of longer trains than permitted by the current infrastructure thanks to adoption of operational solutions, which led to the offer of ExtraLong Train PaPs. An Executive Summary can be downloaded here.
The Last Mile Study focuses on the identification of the main infrastructure obstacles at the interface, between handover stations and terminals, and assessment of the basic problems and the infrastructure investments needs.
The study was performed for three selected terminals (Porto di Venezia, Güterzentrum Wien Süd, Port Gdynia) representing the main types of largest terminals, existing on the lines of Baltic-Adriatic corridor, with the idea of inferring general problems and needs of terminals. An Executive Summary can be downloaded here.
In 2020, Baltic-Adriatic will carry out further studies, more information on this website!