PRIFIS


PRIce and Fare Information Storage

Project information

  • Acronym: PRIFIS
  • PRIce and Fare Information Storage
  • Project director: Marc Guigon
  • Project manager: Fabrizio Setta
  • Status: ongoing project
  • Project code: 2010/PAS/552

Project description

The key goal in this work is to maintain common databases containing prices and NRT tariffs for the railway members
These databases are yearly updated.
So each Railway Undertaking, member of Prifis, can download data in order to sell NRT tickets of other PRIFIS members (at station, on Internet, on APP)

Tender PRIFIS 2020

From 2004, PRIFIS (PRIce and Fare Information Storage) consist of a database containing the price and tariff data for more than 30 railways. The price and fare data exchanged are described in UIC leaflet 108-1 (NRT).

Today VR, BC, UZ, CFM, LG, LDZ, EVR, KZH, GySEV, ZRS, CIE, TCDD, CFL, FS, SNCF, CP, ZPC, GC, FARYM, TRAINOSE, NSB, DB, SNCB, FPC, BDZ, CFR, CD, MAV, ZSSK, SV, SJ, HZ, SZ, ÖBB, NS, SBB, DSB and PKP participate in PRIFIS.

Since some years, difficulties due to the old format and the obsolete technology led to the complete PRIFIS redesign and this tender.

The tender is on the basis of a restricted consultation. The 17 listed companies received July 6th the tender offer. The tender amount is a Software as a Service (SaaS) type and is caped between a yearly minimum and a 70 k€ maximum.

ActionDate
Limit for receiving company names for members to UIC 03/07/2020
Planned date for issuing tender 06/07/2020
Closing date for tenderer to send questions 14/08/2020
Closing date for UIC to provide answers 04/09/2020
Closing date for tender 21/09/2020
Planned date for award of contract From the 05/10/2020
Delivery of implementation Six months after the award date
Production Data upload 15/08/2021
Production Data download 15/09/2021
A dedicated UIC Taskforce manages the tender for the new PRIFIS. The task force participants are UIC experts Luca Mariorenzi, Clemens Gantert, Fabrice Setta, Kurt De Vriendt, Sophie Carmet and David Sarfatti (Project manager).

Please provide all your questions to David Sarfatti: sarfatti@uic.org

They should be all displayed on this page below with their answers.

In the meantime, please find below the all questions and their answers received until today:

No.
Yes, online requirements are handled by other applications.
No, I am sorry but it is not possible.
No. Another important requirement is the Helpdesk in English for users. Bullet point 2 in 5.4.2 could be available in the tool.
No, English is enough.
Approximately 30 files of 10 Mo should be uploaded and downloaded.
Yes it is already in the file you received UIC IRS 90918-10 API.zip

6.1 3 Validation of data

UIC provide the list which is updated once every two month. The last version of the RICS code list is publicly available on the UIC website: Company Codes (RICS)
UIC should provide the list which is updated once a month. This functionality should be activated or deactivated at will.

4. Upload of data – Manage status of versions

No.
Yes.
Yes.
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