The C-OSS is the only body for applicants to request (PAPs product) and to receive answers, for the dedicated capacity related to Pre-arranged Paths (PAPs) and Reserve Capacity (RC) on the rail lines of RFC 5 for international freight trains using at least one PAP section.

The C-OSS is exclusively responsible for the allocation of the dedicated capacity and will take an allocation decision with regard to applications for PAPs and RC.

 According to article 13 of the UE Regulation 913/2010 the Managment Board (MB) of the RFC 5 decided that the model of C-OSS will be “dedicated” and appointed OSS Manager which will carry out the tasks of C-OSS of RFC 5. The C-OSS will acts on behalf of the Management Board consist of cooperating IM(s)/AB(s) in the RFC.