RAIL4SEE WP Leaders Meeting in Vienna, 13/12/2012

On 13/12/2012 RAIL4SEE’s 1st Progress Report was evaluated, project activites were summarized:

  • Subsidy Contract and Partnership Agreement signing
  • Internal administrative and managerial procedures for the project start up by Partners
  • Setting up of the local project archives, mailing lists and the local project management teams appointing administrative, technical, financial and management experts
  • Customised technical and financial monitoring forms
  • Implementation plan
  • Kick off meeting in Bologna on July 2012 (management group and steering group)
  • SG rules
  • Internal Workshop 1 in Bologna on July 2012
  • Internal Workshop 2 in Vienna on December 2012
  • Communication & Capitalisation Strategy Plan
  • Project visual kit for RAIL4SEE identity
  • Project web site
  • National media companies started to be identified in each country
  • Consultation processes started with stakeholders and project ASPs
  • Discussions on technical WPs with methodological documents preparation
    • WP3
      • The information provided at hub level is not completed and compatible in presentation & emphasis
      • Different understanding among partners regarding terms content
      • The content of some reports is not at the appropriate level for contractual report
      • Extending deadlines and iterations for reports improvements not always provided the expected results.
      • Lack of “as situation” knowledge restraints clustering criteria
      • Clustering cannot be performed as initially foreseen
  • WP4
    • final goal: “Describe the present strategic and operational positioning of each hub and of each local transport system in the TEN-T and transnational corridors… “
    • action status:
      • 4.1 – Passengers demand / supply and behaviours surveying & modelling: implementing
      •  4.2 – Modelling methodological framework: developed
  • WP6
    • 6.1 – best practice collection in progress
    • 6.3 and 6.5 – round tables and training sessions are carried out, the next ones are under preparation