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NS - Timetable 2023

Published on 02/09/2022 updated on 02/09/2022

Pursuant to the provisions of Directive 2012/34/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 November 2012 establishing a single European railway area and the Decree No. 2003-194 of 7 March 2003 on charges for the use of the national rail network, the National Rail Network Statement (NS) sets all practical, technical, administrative and tariff terms and conditions related to the use of to French rail network. It introduces useful contacts (chapter 1), details access conditions (chapter 2), describes the infrastructure (chapter 3), explains the process of capacity allocation (chapter 4), presents provided services (chapter 5) and their charging (chapter 6).

The NS Timetable 2023

It introduces useful contacts (chapter 1), describes the infrastructure (chapter 2), details access conditions (chapter 3), explains the process of capacity allocation (chapter 4), presents the charging rules (chapter 5), the rules on operation (chapter 6) and those relative to service facilities (chapter 7).
It contains all the practical, technical, administrative and charging rules for operating on the network.

Main document and appendices

appendix 1 - Document management

appendix 1.0 - List of NS Appendices and date of last update

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appendix 1.1 - Version control from 10 September 2021

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appendix 1.2 - List of technical documents cited in the Network Statement

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appendix 2 - Infrastructure

appendix 2.1 - List of border sections and interface zones

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appendix 2.2 -Location of private sidings

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appendix 3 - Contracts

appendix 3.1 -General conditions applicable to contracts for use of the national rail network infrastructure and the contract for allocation of train paths on the national rail network

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appendix 3.2.1 -Specimen of the special conditions of the contract for use of the national rail network infrastructure

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appendix 3.2.2 -Specimen of the special conditions of the contract for train path allocation on the national rail network

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appendix 3.2.3 -Special conditions for use of the CANIF badge and autorisation

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appendix 3.2.4 -Special conditions for subscription to the GSM-R Priority 4 Service

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appendix 3.3 -General outline of a framework agreement

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appendix 3.3.1 -Outline of a framework agreement for freight

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appendix 3.4.1 -General conditions of the contract for use of SNCF Réseau information systems

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appendix 3.4.2 -Specimen of the special conditions of the contract for use of the SNCF Réseau information systems

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appendix 3.5 -Complaints (single file)

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appendix 4 - Capacity and works

appendix 4 -Technical reference documents for train path construction

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appendix 5 - Charging

appendix 5.1.1 -Charging principles for minimum services

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appendix 5.1.2 -Charging principles for charges related to the use of electric traction

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appendix 5.2 -Scale of charges for minimum services: charges for passenger activities under contract (5.2.1), passenger activities not under contract (5.2.2) freight activity (5.2.3), and special charges (5.2.4)

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appendix 5.3 - Scale of charges for IS services

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appendix 5.4 - Scale of charges for additional, ancillary or other services

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appendix 5.5 - List of the basic sections on the national rail network

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appendix 5.6 - List of national railway lines together with their UIC group

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appendix 5.7 - Tonnages of passenger rolling stock taken into account for the drawing up of invoices for minimum services

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appendix 5.8 - Rules for the management of the reciprocal incentive system

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appendix 7 - Service facilities

appendix 7.1 -Contractual conditions common to all contracts for the use of IS

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appendix 7.2 - National agreement for the use of SNCF Réseau sidings dependent on the public domain due to common use

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appendix 7.3 -Use of freight yards (portfolio and contractual outline)

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appendix 7.4 -Use of combined transport terminals (portfolio and contractual outline)

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appendix 7.5 -General conditions applicable to contracts for the provision of industrial spaces located in service facilities dependent on the SNCF railway public domain that do not constitute rights in rem -

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appendix 7.6 - List of immediately accessible freight yards (7.6.1) and those accessible after diagnostics and any necessary repair work (7.6.2) and list of the 18 combined transport terminals (7.6.3)

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appendix 7.7 - Sites unused for more than 2 years

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appendix 7.8 - Guidelines for the pricing of service facilities

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appendix 7.9 - Scale of charges for basic services provided on the service facilities

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appendix 7.11 - Portfolios of other service facility managers

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