New contracts (section 17 and 18)

GB Railfreight pdf icon PDF, 99 KbGB RailfreightAlliance response to Network RailThis page contains all current applications we are considering for new, agreed contracts (section 18 of the Railways Act 1993) and new, disputed contracts (section 17 of the Act). When we have made our decision, the information held in the current application section is moved into the relevant decisions section.

In line with the Industry code of practice (see Annex A of our criteria and procedures document), Network Rail is responsible for consulting on most proposed new contracts and amendments. Accordingly, please check Network Rail's consultation webpages (select Track Access) as well as our own when looking for details of current consultations.

TOC / FOC Section Date consultation closes Links to documents
Great North Western Railway Company Limited 18 Closed: Undertaken by Network Rail

Draft contract pdf icon PDF, 1,090 Kb

Application form pdf icon PDF, 139 Kb
 
Consultation responses:
Arriva Trains Wales  pdf icon PDF, 48 Kb
DB Schenker pdf icon PDF, 731 Kb

Department for Transport pdf icon PDF, 463 Kb

East Coast Mainline Company pdf icon PDF, 374 Kb

First Keolis Transpennine pdf icon PDF, 247 Kb

Freightliner pdf icon PDF, 29 Kb

GB Railfreight pdf icon PDF, 19 Kb

London Midland pdf icon PDF, 110 Kb

Mersey Travel pdf icon PDF, 40 Kb

Northern Rail pdf icon PDF, 25 Kb

Passenger Focus  pdf icon PDF, 167 Kb

Transport for Greater Manchester pdf icon PDF, 1,646 Kb

Transport for London pdf icon PDF, 16 Kb

Transport Scotland pdf icon PDF, 139 Kb

West Coast Trains (Initial response) pdf icon PDF, 347 Kb

West Coast Trains (Further response) pdf icon PDF, 238 Kb

West Yorkshire Combined Authority pdf icon PDF, 246 Kb

 
Network Rail responses:
DB Schenker pdf icon PDF, 58 Kb
Department for Transport  pdf icon PDF, 107 Kb
East Coast Mainline Company pdf icon PDF, 86 Kb
First Keolis Transpennine pdf icon PDF, 99 Kb
Freightliner pdf icon PDF, 88 Kb 
GB Railfreight pdf icon PDF, 58 Kb  
London Midland pdf icon PDF, 99 Kb 
Mersey Travel pdf icon PDF, 104 Kb 
Northern Rail pdf icon PDF, 111 Kb
Passenger Focus pdf icon PDF, 85 Kb
Transport for Greater Manchester  pdf icon PDF, 104 Kb
Transport for London pdf icon PDF, 82 Kb
Transport Scotland pdf icon PDF, 164 Kb
West Coast Trains (Initial response) pdf icon PDF, 62 Kb
West Coast Trains (Further response) pdf icon PDF, 107 Kb
West Yorkshire Combined Authority pdf icon PDF, 98 Kb  

East Coast Main Line Company Limited 17 Consultation closed 4 June 2014

Draft contract pdf icon PDF, 2,348 Kb

Application form pdf icon PDF, 105 Kb

Consultation responses:
Alliance Rail Holdings pdf icon PDF, 67 Kb
DB Schenker  pdf icon PDF, 662 Kb
GBRF  pdf icon PDF, 1,170 Kb
NEXUS  pdf icon PDF, 39 Kb
Northern Rail Limited  pdf icon PDF, 159 Kb
Northumberland County Council pdf icon PDF, 68 Kb
Passenger Focus  pdf icon PDF, 72 Kb
Rail Freight Group  pdf icon PDF, 67 Kb
Sunderland City Council Report pdf icon PDF, 262 Kb
Sunderland City Council Response  pdf icon PDF, 31 Kb
TPE  pdf icon PDF, 31 Kb
Transport for Scotland  pdf icon PDF, 100 Kb
TW Metro  pdf icon PDF, 610 Kb
CrossCountry  pdf icon PDF, 142 Kb
First Capital Connect  pdf icon PDF, 449 Kb
Grand Central  pdf icon PDF, 92 Kb

Network Rail's representations:
Network Rail  pdf icon PDF, 99 Kb

ECML responses to:
Network Rail  pdf icon PDF, 284 Kb

East Coast Main Line Company Limited responses:

Grand Central pdf icon PDF, 257 Kb
Alliance pdf icon PDF, 265 Kb
Metro pdf icon PDF, 259 Kb
Transport Scotland pdf icon PDF, 307 Kb
Nexus pdf icon PDF, 249 Kb
XC Trains pdf icon PDF, 259 Kb
Passenger Focus pdf icon PDF, 255 Kb
First Capital Connect pdf icon PDF, 272 Kb
Northumberland County Council pdf icon PDF, 251 Kb
Northern pdf icon PDF, 271 Kb
GBRF pdf icon PDF, 272 Kb
DB Schenker pdf icon PDF, 257 Kb
Sunderland County Council pdf icon PDF, 202 Kb
First Keolis Transpennine pdf icon PDF, 264 Kb
Rail Freight Group pdf icon PDF, 253 Kb

The Great North Eastern Railway Company Limited (Cleethorpes + West Yorkshire services) 17 Closed: Undertaken by Alliance

Draft contract pdf icon PDF, 830 Kb
  Application for pdf icon PDF, 128 Kb 
 
Consultation responses:
DB Schenker pdf icon PDF, 37 Kb
DfT pdf icon PDF, 96 Kb
East Coast pdf icon PDF, 115 Kb
East Midlands Trains pdf icon PDF, 17 Kb
Freightliner pdf icon PDF, 17 Kb
Metro pdf icon PDF, 41 Kb
Northern pdf icon PDF, 40 Kb
Passenger Focus pdf icon PDF, 33 Kb
Transport Scotland pdf icon PDF, 16 Kb

Alliance responses to:
DB Schenker pdf icon PDF, 58 Kb
DfT pdf icon PDF, 91 Kb
East Coast pdf icon PDF, 66 Kb
East Midlands Trains pdf icon PDF, 52 Kb
Freightliner pdf icon PDF, 61 Kb
Metro pdf icon PDF, 60 Kb
Northern pdf icon PDF, 56 Kb
Passenger Focus pdf icon PDF, 61 Kb
Transport Scotland pdf icon PDF, 43 Kb

Alliance response to Network Rail
Alliance pdf icon PDF, 44 Kb

Network Rail's representations:
28 May 2014 pdf icon PDF, 37 Kb

The Great North Eastern Railway Company Limited (Edinburgh services) 17 Closed: Undertaken by Alliance

Draft contract pdf icon PDF, 889 Kb
Application form pdf icon PDF, 111 Kb

Consultation responses: 

DB Schenker pdf icon PDF, 37 Kb
DfT response pdf icon PDF, 474 Kb
East Coast pdf icon PDF, 114 Kb
First Group pdf icon PDF, 57 Kb
Freightliner pdf icon PDF, 19 Kb
Metro pdf icon PDF, 23 Kb
Nexus pdf icon PDF, 60 Kb
Northern pdf icon PDF, 14 Kb
Transport Scotland pdf icon PDF, 14 Kb

Alliance responses to:
DB Schenker pdf icon PDF, 65 Kb
DfT pdf icon PDF, 88 Kb
East Coast pdf icon PDF, 80 Kb
First Group pdf icon PDF, 63 Kb
Freightliner pdf icon PDF, 71 Kb
Metro pdf icon PDF, 69 Kb
Nexus pdf icon PDF, 94 Kb
Northern pdf icon PDF, 71 Kb
Transport Scotland pdf icon PDF, 94 Kb

Alliance response to Network Rail
Alliance pdf icon PDF, 39 Kb
 
Network Rail's representations: 
6 March 2014 pdf icon PDF, 34 Kb 

Further comments:
East Coast pdf icon PDF, 104 Kb (18/03/2014) 

Grand Central Railway Company Limited 17 Closed: Undertaken by Network Rail

Draft contract pdf icon PDF, 1,135 Kb
Application form pdf icon PDF, 85 Kb
Responses
DfT pdf icon PDF, 775 Kb

Freightliner pdf icon PDF, 232 Kb
First TransPennine Express pdf icon PDF, 279 Kb
DB Schenker pdf icon PDF, 71 Kb
Network Rail pdf icon PDF, 114 Kb
Further comments
Alliance letter to ORR pdf icon PDF, 240 Kb

Alliance Rail Holdings Limited (WCML Application) 17 Closed: Undertaken by Alliance Rail Application form pdf icon PDF, 259 Kb
Draft contract pdf icon PDF, 2,631 Kb
Responses
NR's representations pdf icon PDF, 106 Kb
Alliance response to Network Rail pdf icon PDF, 228 Kb
Latest documentation
ORR letter to Alliance pdf icon PDF, 151 Kb 
3 May 2012
Freightliner Limited 17 26 Aug 2011: consultation conducted by ORR Application form pdf icon PDF, 129 Kb
Supporting material pdf icon PDF, 27 Kb
Additional Flexing Rights rider pdf icon PDF, 89 Kb
Contract track charges pdf icon PDF, 779 Kb
Rights table
Letter of 6 Oct 2011 pdf icon PDF, 57 Kb
Freightliner letter to ORR pdf icon PDF, 227 Kb
9 Sep 2011
Responses
Network Rail pdf icon PDF, 550 Kb
8 Sep 2011
Network Rail pdf icon PDF, 737 Kb
19 Aug 2011
DfT - 26 Aug 2011
First Group pdf icon PDF, 13 Kb
26 Aug 2011
TfL pdf icon PDF, 75 Kb
26 Aug 2011
West Coast Trains pdf icon PDF, 32 Kb
26 Aug 2011
GB Railfreight pdf icon PDF, 37 Kb
24 Aug 2011
Grand Central pdf icon PDF, 145 Kb
18 Aug 2011
Merseytravel pdf icon PDF, 13 Kb
18 Aug 2011
Rail Freight Group pdf icon PDF, 82 Kb
16 Aug 2011
Northern Rail pdf icon PDF, 28 Kb
12 Aug 2011
Transport Scotland pdf icon PDF, 13 Kb
12 Aug 2011
Alliance Rail Holdings pdf icon PDF, 25 Kb
26 Jul 2011
South West Trains pdf icon PDF, 13 Kb
26 Jul 2011
LOROL pdf icon PDF, 13 Kb
27 Jul 2011
Freightliner Heavy Haul Limited 17 26 Aug 2011: consultation conducted by ORR Supporting material letter pdf icon PDF, 78 Kb
Application form pdf icon PDF, 135 Kb
Contract track charges pdf icon PDF, 742 Kb
Additional Flexing Rights rider pdf icon PDF, 75 Kb
SG 6207 Aggregates xls icon XLS, 118 Kb
SG 6219 Potash xls icon XLS, 86 Kb
SG 6223 WRG Cricklewood Waste xls icon XLS, 70 Kb
SG 6225 WRG Dagenham Waste xls icon XLS, 67 Kb
SG 6228 GMW xls icon XLS, 82 Kb
Cordon Caps table pdf icon PDF, 26 Kb
SG 6024 Cement xls icon XLS, 92 Kb
SG 6201 Coal pdf icon PDF, 1,815 Kb
Letter of 6 October 2011 pdf icon PDF, 57 Kb
Freighliner HH letter to ORR pdf icon PDF, 236 Kb
9 Sep 2011
Freighliner HH letter to ORR pdf icon PDF, 51 Kb
23 Aug 2011
Responses
Network Rail pdf icon PDF, 779 Kb
8 Sep 2011
Network Rail pdf icon PDF, 708 Kb
19 Aug 2011
First Group pdf icon PDF, 220 Kb
26 Aug 2011
TfL pdf icon PDF, 75 Kb 26 Aug 2011
DfT pdf icon PDF, 83 Kb 26 Aug 2011
West Coast Trains pdf icon PDF, 32 Kb
26 Aug 2011
GB Railfreight pdf icon PDF, 37 Kb
24 Aug 2011
Grand Central pdf icon PDF, 145 Kb
18 Aug 2011
Merseytravel pdf icon PDF, 13 Kb
18 Aug 2011
Northern Rail pdf icon PDF, 28 Kb
12 Aug 2011
Transport Scotland pdf icon PDF, 13 Kb
12 Aug 2011
Southern Railway pdf icon PDF, 13 Kb
3 Aug 2011
Alliance Rail Holdings pdf icon PDF, 25 Kb
26 Jul 2011
South West Trains pdf icon PDF, 13 Kb
 26 Jul 2011
LOROL pdf icon PDF, 13 Kb
27 Jul 2011
Last updated - 29 July 2014