Track access decisions

This section contains the most recent decisions we have made, including the last two years. For older decisions, please see our decisions library. All approved agreements and subsequently approved amendments to track access decisions are held on our public register.

We include track access decisions on:

Decisions we have made on new, disputed contracts (section 17)

These are our decisions on new contracts where Network Rail and the train operator could not reach agreement.

2017-18 (section 17)

Date TOC / FOC and Route Links to documents
1 August 2018 Alliance Rail Holdings Limited (Grand Southern)

Route: London Waterloo to Southampton Central
Decision letter pdf icon PDF, 342 Kb
7 June 2018 Great North Western Railway Company Limited

Route: London Euston to Blackpool North
Decision letter pdf icon PDF, 379 Kb
10 August 2017 XC Trains Limited (Cross Country)

Route: see application form for details 
Draft Contract (revised 16 November 2016)  pdf icon PDF, 2,448 Kb
Application form   pdf icon PDF, 95 Kb 
Joint letter from Cross Country and Network Rail  pdf icon PDF, 235 Kb
Consultation letter  pdf icon PDF, 103 Kb
Consultation responses pdf icon PDF, 2,706 Kb
Directions pdf icon PDF, 372 Kb
Decision Letter  pdf icon PDF, 406 Kb
Directed Contract pdf icon PDF, 1,670 Kb
1 March 2017 Virgin Trains East Coast (VTEC)


Route: see decision letter for details
Directions Notice pdf icon PDF, 126 Kb
Decision letter pdf icon PDF, 140 Kb
Directed Contact  pdf icon PDF, 2,966 Kb

Decisions we have made on new, agreed contracts (section 18)

These are our decisions on new contracts where Network Rail and the train operator were in agreement.

2018 (section 18)

Date TOC / FOC and RouteLink to documents
18 June 2018 Network Rail and Abellio East Anglia Limited Decision letter
Direction notices:
Cambridge Depot
Ilford Depot
Norwich Depot 
Signed agreements:
Cambridge Depot
Ilford Depot  
Norwich Depot 
4 May 2018 South Yorkshire Supertram Limited


Route: Sheffield (Tinsley North Junction) to Rotherham Parkgate
Decision letter
Directions notice
Approved agreement
9 April 2018 DB Cargo (UK) Limited and BP Oil Limited Decision letter
Directions notice 
Approved agreement 
1 March 2018 Serco Caledonian Sleepers Limited

Route: London Euston to various stations in Scotland
Decision letter
Approved agreement 
10 January 2018 DB Cargo (UK) Limited and First Greater Western Decision letter  
Directions notice
Approved Agreement

2017 (section 18)

Date TOC / FOCLink to documents
22 November 2017 Network Rail London & Birmingham Railway Ltd West Midlands Trains Limited Novation Decision Letter

Birmingham Soho Depot
Novation Directions Notice

Birmingham Tyseley Depot
Novation Directions Notice

Bletchley LMD
Novation Directions Notice

London Camden Washer LMD
Novation Directions Notice

Shrewsbury Abbey Foregate Depot
Novation Directions Notice

Worcester Shrub Hill Depot
Novation Directions Notice
27 September 2017 DB Cargo (UK) Limited and Maritime Transport Limited Decision letter
Directions notice
25 August 2017 DB Cargo International Limited and Rail for London Limited Decision letter pdf icon PDF, 225 Kb
Directions notice  pdf icon PDF, 715 Kb
Approved agreement 
20 July 2017 First MTR South Western Trains Limited

Bournemouth Light Maintenance Depot

Decision letter pdf icon PDF, 218 Kb
Directions Notice  pdf icon PDF, 968 Kb
Signed Agreement 

Clapham Light Maintenance Depot

Decision letter pdf icon PDF, 219 Kb
Directions Notice pdf icon PDF, 963 Kb
Signed Agreement 

17 July 2017 South Eastern Train Maintenance Limited, Network Rail and Rail for London Decision letter pdf icon PDF, 219 Kb
Directions notice  pdf icon PDF, 1,566 Kb
Approved Agreement  pdf icon PDF, 2,322 Kb
4 April 2017 DB Cargo International Limited and Rail for London Limited Decision letter pdf icon PDF, 146 Kb
Directions notice  pdf icon PDF, 161 Kb
Approved agreement 
30 March 2017 Tyne & Wear Passenger Transport Executive (Nexus) Novation Directions Notice pdf icon PDF, 331 Kb
Novation Decision letter  pdf icon PDF, 723 Kb
Deed of Novation pdf icon PDF, 388 Kb
28 March 2017 Aggregate Industries Limited (Connection Contract) Novation Directions Notice pdf icon PDF, 154 Kb
Deed of Novation for a connection contract  pdf icon PDF, 571 Kb
1 March 2017 NXET Trains Limited (c2c) Directions notice pdf icon PDF, 118 Kb
Decisions letter pdf icon PDF, 550 Kb
Contract  pdf icon PDF, 1,966 Kb

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Agreed amendments to contracts (section 22)

These are our decisions on amendments to contracts where Network Rail and the train operator were in agreement.

2018 (section 22)

Date TOC / FOCNumber Link to documents
17 September 2018First Transpennine Express Limited13th SAApproved agreement pdf icon PDF, 824 Kb
Decision letter 
12 September 2018MTR Corporation (Crossrail) Limited10th SAApproved agreement
Decision letter
29 August 2018 London North Eastern Railway Limited 9th SA Approved agreement
Decision letter
29 August 2018 First MTR South Western Trains Limited 78th SA Approved agreement
Decision letter 
23 August 2018 North Yorkshire Moors Railway Enterprises Limited 27th SA Approved agreement
Decision letter
9 August 2018 MTR Corporation (Crossrail) Limited 14th SA Approved agreement
Decision letter
9 August 2018 First Transpennine Express Limited 16th SA Approved agreement
Decision letter 
31 July 2018 Arriva Trains Wales Limited 87th SA Approved agreement
Decision letter
27 July 2018 Rail Operations (UK) Limited 2nd SA Approved agreement
Passenger access (Model Charter Track Access Contract) General Approval 2009 
25 July 2018 West Midlands Trains Limited 7th SA Approved agreement
Decision letter 
24 July 2018 London North Eastern Railway Limited 10th SA Approved agreement
Passenger access (Model Charter Track Access Contract) General Approval 2009
23 July 2018 Govia Thameslink Railway Limited 20th SA Approved agreement
Decision letter 
20 July 2018 GB Railfreight Limited 1st SA Approved agreement
Passenger access (Model Charter Track Access Contract) General Approval 2009
20 July 2018 West Coast Railway Company Limited 1st SA Approved agreement
Passenger access (Model Charter Track Access Contract) General Approval 2009
20 July 2018 Rail Express Systems Limited 1st SA Approved agreement
Passenger access (Model Charter Track Access Contract) General Approval 2009 
20 July 2018 Locomotive Services (TOC) Limited 1st SA Approved agreement
Passenger access (Model Charter Track Access Contract) General Approval 2009  
12 July 2018 MTR Corporation (Crossrail) Limited 12th SA Approved agreement
Decision letter 
9 July 2018 DB Cargo (UK) Limited 12th SA Approved agreement
Decision letter
Annex 1 Rights table 
4 July 2018 Direct Rail Services Limited 1st SA Approved agreement
Passenger access (Model Charter Track Access Contract) General Approval 2009
28 June 2018 DB Cargo (UK) Limited 11 SA Approved agreement
Rights table
Passenger access (Short Term Timetable and Miscellaneous Changes)
18 May 2018 Arriva Rail North Limited 11th SA Approved agreement
Passenger access (Short Term Timetable and Miscellaneous Changes)
2 July 2018 First MTR South Western Trains Limited 77th SA Approved agreement
Passenger access (Short Term Timetable and Miscellaneous Changes) 
26 June 2018 First Greater Western Limited 27th SA Approved agreement
Decision letter 
25 June 2018 East Midlands Trains Limited 11th SA Approved agreement
Decision letter
22 June 2018 First Greater Western Limited 28th SA Approved agreement
Passenger access (Short Term Timetable and Miscellaneous Changes) 
22 June 2018 Abellio ScotRail Limited 12th SA Approved agreement
Passenger access (Short Term Timetable and Miscellaneous Changes)
13 June 2018 MTR Corporation (Crossrail) Limited 15th SA Approved agreement
Decision letter 
7 June 2018 Govia Thameslink Railway Limited 19th SA Approved agreement
Passenger access (Short Term Timetable and Miscellaneous Changes) 
6 June 2018 Merseyrail Electrics 2002 Limited 30th SA Approved agreement
Decision letter 
24 May 2018 Govia Thameslink Railway Limited 21st SA Approved agreement
Decision letter 
18 May 2018 MTR Corporation (Crossrail) Limited 9th SA Approved agreement
Decision letter
18 May 2018 First Greater Western Limited 26th SA Approved agreement
Decision letter
18 May 2018 First Greater Western Limited 22nd SA Approved agreement
Decision letter
18 May 2018 First Transpennine Express Limited 15th SA Approved agreement
Decision letter 
17 May 2018 Arriva Rail North Limited 9th SA Approved agreement
Passenger access (Short Term Timetable and Miscellaneous Changes)
17 May 2018 MTR Corporation (Crossrail) Limited 6th SA Approved agreement
Decision letter
17 May 2018 London & South Eastern Railway Limited 68th SA Approved agreement
Passenger access (Short Term Timetable and Miscellaneous Changes
16 May 2018 Govia Thameslink Railway Limited 14th SA Approved agreement
Decision letter 
16 May 2018 First Transpennine Express Limited 18th SA Approved agreement
Passenger access (Short Term Timetable and Miscellaneous Changes) 
16 May 2018 MTR Corporation (Crossrail) Limited 13th SA Approved agreement
Passenger access (Short Term Timetable and Miscellaneous Changes) 
16 May 2018 Hull Trains Company Limited 8th SA Approved agreement
Passenger access (Short Term Timetable and Miscellaneous Changes) 
16 May 2018 East Coast Main Line Company Limited 7th SA Approved agreement
Passenger access (Short Term Timetable and Miscellaneous Changes)
15 May 2018 Arriva Trains Wales Limited 86th SA Approved agreement
Decision letter 
15 May 2018 Arriva Rail London Limited 60th SA Approved agreement
Decision letter 
9 May 2018 West Coast Trains Limited 22nd SA Approved agreement
Decision letter 
9 May 2018 Chiltern Railway Company Limited 125th SA Approved agreement
Decision letter
8 May 2018 Arriva Rail North Limited 10th SA Approved agreement
Passenger access (Short Term Timetable and Miscellaneous Changes) 
8 May 2018 XC Trains Limited 3rd SA Approved agreement
Decision letter 
4 May 2018 Govia Thameslink Railway Limited 17th SA Approved agreement
Decision letter 
2 May 2018 West Midlands Trains Limited 6th SA Approved agreement
Decision letter
2 May 2018 First MTR South Western Trains Limited 75th SA Approved agreement
Decision letter
1 May 2018 London & South Eastern Railway Limited 65th SA Approved agreement
Decision letter 
1 May 2018 Abellio East Anglia Limited 65th SA Approved agreement
Decision letter 
1 May 2018 Hull Trains Limited 9th SA Approved agreement
Decision letter 
16 April 2018 East Coast Main Line Company Limited 8th SA Approved agreement
Decision letter 
10 April 2018 East Midlands Trains Limited 10th SA Approved agreement
Decision letter 
3 April 2018 London & South Eastern Railway Limited 66th SA Approved agreement
Decision letter
20 March 2018 West Coast Railway Company Limited (The Jacobite) 3rd SA Approved agreement
Decision letter
16 March 2018 First Greater Western Limited 20th SA Approved agreement
Decision letter 
15 March 2018 London & South Eastern Railway Limited 64th SA Approved agreement
Decision letter 
12 March 2018 First Transpennine Express Limited 11th SA Approved agreement
Decision letter 
1 March 2018 Arriva Trains Wales Limited 85th Sa Approved agreement
Decision letter 
28 February 2018 Govia Thameslink Railway Limited 11th SA Approved agreement
Decision letter
28 February 2018 Abellio East Anglia Limited 62nd SA Approved agreement
Decision letter 
28 February 2018 First MTR South Western Trains Limited 76th SA Approved agreement
Decision letter 
26 February 2018 First MTR South Western Trains Limited 74th SA Approved agreement
Decision letter
22 February 2018 Govia Thameslink Railway Limited 18th SA Approved agreement
Decision letter
21 February 2018 Arriva Rail London Limited 57th SA Approved agreement
Decision letter 
21 February 2018 Arriva Rail London Limited 59th SA Approved agreement
Decision letter
8 February 2018 West Midlands Trains Limited 5th SA Approved agreement
Decision letter

Application form
Draft agreement
Modelling Report
Virgin Trains correspondence
GWR correspondence
Transport Focus correspondence
Chiltern Railways consultation response dated 9 August 2017
London Midland reply to Chiltern Railways 6 October 2017
Cross Country consultation response dated 10 August 2017
London Midland reply to Cross Country dated 6 October 2017
Freightliner consultation response dated 10 August 2017
London Midland reply to Freightliner dated 10 October 2017  
London Midland update Letter to ORR dated 17 November 2017
Freightliner update to ORR dated 21 December 2017
CrossCountry update to ORR dated 8 January 2018
Chiltern Railways update to ORR dated 9 January 2018
6 February 2018 DB Cargo (UK) Limited 15th SA Approved agreement
Decision letter
Annex 1 Rights table 
5 February 2018 Abellio Scotrail Limited 10th SA Approved agreement
Decision letter 
2 February 2018 Govia Thameslink Railway Limited 16th SA Approved agreement
Passenger access (Short Term Timetable and Miscellaneous Changes)
8 January 2018 DB Cargo (UK) Limited 8th SA Approved agreement
Decision letter
Annex 1 Rights table 
2 January 2018 First Greater Western Railway Limited 15th SA Approved agreement
Decision letter

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2017 (section 22)

Date TOC / FOCNumber Link to documents
22 December 2017 Arriva Trains Wales Limited 84th SA Approved agreement
Decision letter
22 December 2017 First Greater Western Railway Limited 14th SA Approved agreement
Decision letter
21 December 2017 London & South Eastern Railway Limited 62nd SA Approved agreement
Decision letter 
18 December 2017 First Greater Western Limited 18th SA Approved agreement
Passenger access (Short Term Timetable and Miscellaneous Changes)
15 December 2017 London & South Eastern Railway Limited 63rd SA Approved agreement
Passenger access (Short Term Timetable and Miscellaneous Changes)
11 December 2017 First MTR South Western Trains Limited 73rd SA Approved agreement
Passenger Access (Short Term Timetable Miscellaneous  Changes)
8 December 2017 First Transpennine Express Limited 14th SA Approved agreement
Decision letter 
8 December 2017 First Transpennine Express Limited 12th SA Approved agreement
Decision letter 
8 December 2017 Arriva Rail London 58th SA Approved agreement
Decision letter
8 December 2017 Hull Trains Limited 6th SA Approved agreement
Decision letter
6 December 2017 GB Railfreight Limited 5th SA Approved agreement
Rights Table 
5 December 2017 Chiltern Railway Company Limited 124 SA Approved agreement
Decision letter 
4 December 2017 XC Trains Limited 1st SA Approved agreement
Decision letter
1 December 2017 Eurostar International Limited 4th SA Approved agreement
Decision letter 
1 December 2017 London & South Eastern Railway Limited 61st SA Approved agreement
Decision letter 
1 December 2017 East Coast Main Line Company Limited 6th SA Approved agreement
Decision letter 
27 November 2017 Abellio East Anglia Limited 64th SA Approved agreement
Decision letter 
27 November 2017 Trenitalia c2c Limited 4th SA Approved agreement
Decision letter 
21 November 2017 First MTR South Western Trains Limited 72nd SA Approved agreement
Decision letter 
21 November 2017 First MTR South Western Trains Limited 68th SA Approved agreement
Decision letter
14 November 2017 Abellio Scotrail Limited 9th SA Approved agreement
Decision letter 
13 November 2017 Arriva Rail North Limited 6th SA Approved agreement
Decision letter 
14 November 2017 Grand Central Railway Company Limited 6th SA Decision letter
1 November 2017 Freightliner Limited 2nd SA Approved agreement
Decision letter
Annex 1 Rights Table 
27 October 2017 MTR Corporation (Crossrail) Limited 8th SA Approved agreement
Decision letter 
19 October 2017 Trenitalia c2c Limited 3rd SA Approved agreement
Decision letter 
12 October 2017 Arriva Rail North Limited 7th SA Approved agreement
Decision letter
12 October 2017 Arriva Trains Wales Limited 72nd SA Approved agreement
Decision letter 
10 October 2017 East Coast Main Line Company Limited 5th SA Approved agreement
Decision letter 
9 October 2017 DB Cargo (UK) Limited 10th SA Decision Letter
Approved Agreement
Annex 1 Rights Table 
9 October 2017 DB Cargo (UK) Limited 3rd SA Decision Letter pdf icon PDF, 1,177 Kb
Approved Agreement pdf icon PDF, 592 Kb
Annex 1 pdf icon PDF, 283 Kb
3 October 2017 Govia Thameslink Railway Limited 10th SA Approved agreement
Decision letter 
15 September 2017 First Greater Western Limited 16th SA Approved agreement
Passenger access (Short Term Timetable Miscellaneous Changes)
14 September 2017 East Coast Main Line Company Limited 4th SA Approved agreement pdf icon PDF, 2,039 Kb
Decision letter pdf icon PDF, 1,592 Kb
1 September 2017 Abellio Scotrail Limited 8th SA Approved agreement
Passenger access (Short Term Timetable and Miscellaneous Changes)
30 August 2017 First Transpennine Express Limited 10th SA Approved agreement
Decision letter 
25 August 2017 First MTR South Western Trains Limited 71st SA Approved agreement pdf icon PDF, 71 Kb
Passenger access (Short Term Timetable and Miscellaneous Changes)  pdf icon PDF, 62 Kb
24 August 2017 First Greater Western Limited 12th SA Approved agreement pdf icon PDF, 283 Kb
Decision letter  pdf icon PDF, 895 Kb
18 August 2017 Arriva Trains Wales Limited 83rd SA Approved agreement pdf icon PDF, 451 Kb
Decision letter  pdf icon PDF, 952 Kb
18 August 2017 Arriva Trains Wales Limited 82nd SA Approved agreement pdf icon PDF, 492 Kb
Decision letter pdf icon PDF, 952 Kb
17 August 2017 First Transpennine Express Limited 9th SA Approved agreement pdf icon PDF, 2,397 Kb
Decision letter  pdf icon PDF, 941 Kb
16 August 2017 London & South Eastern Railway Limited 60th SA Approved agreement pdf icon PDF, 527 Kb
Passenger access (Short Term Timetable and Miscellaneous Changes) pdf icon PDF, 62 Kb
8 August 2017 XC Trains Limited 45th SA Approved agreement  pdf icon PDF, 1,231 Kb
Passenger access (Short Term Timetable and Miscellaneous Changes) pdf icon PDF, 62 Kb
31 July 2017 Trenitalia c2c Limited 2nd SA Approved agreement  pdf icon PDF, 1,767 Kb 
Decision letter pdf icon PDF, 792 Kb
27 July 2017 West Coast Railway Company Limited 6th SA Approved agreement pdf icon PDF, 363 Kb
Passenger access (Short Term Timetable and Miscellaneous Changes)  pdf icon PDF, 62 Kb
24 July 2017 London & Birmingham Railway Limited 3rd SA Approved agreement  pdf icon PDF, 498 Kb
Decision letter  pdf icon PDF, 112 Kb
20 July 2017 First Greater Western Limited 10th SA Approved agreement pdf icon PDF, 1,299 Kb
Decision letter  pdf icon PDF, 738 Kb
18 July 2017 First Transpennine Express Limited 7th SA Approved agreement pdf icon PDF, 253 Kb
Decision letter  pdf icon PDF, 765 Kb
14 July 2017 East Midlands Trains Limited 9th SA Approved agreement pdf icon PDF, 1,267 Kb
Passenger access (Short Term Timetable and Miscellaneous Changes pdf icon PDF, 62 Kb)
13 July 2017 East Midlands Trains Limited 8th SA Approved agreement pdf icon PDF, 3,397 Kb
Decision letter  pdf icon PDF, 550 Kb
11 July 2017 Abellio Scotrail Limited 7th SA Approved agreement  pdf icon PDF, 54 Kb
Decision letter  pdf icon PDF, 767 Kb
7 July 2017 Direct Rail Services Limited 6th SA Decision letter pdf icon PDF, 220 Kb
Directions notice  pdf icon PDF, 308 Kb
Approved agreement 
6 July 2017 Direct Rail Services Limited 5th SA Decision letter pdf icon PDF, 238 Kb
Directions notice pdf icon PDF, 307 Kb
Approved agreement         
5 July 2017 East Coast Main Line Company Limited 3rd SA Approved agreement  pdf icon PDF, 938 Kb
Decision letter pdf icon PDF, 1,138 Kb
5 July 2017 East Coast Main Line Company Limited 2nd SA Approved agreement  pdf icon PDF, 1,899 Kb
Decision letter pdf icon PDF, 959 Kb
4 July 2017 Abellio East Anglia Limited 61st SA Approved agreement pdf icon PDF, 364 Kb
Passenger access (Short Term Timetable and Miscellaneous Changes) pdf icon PDF, 62 Kb
4 July 2017 Merseyrail Electrics 2002 Limited 29th SA Approved agreement pdf icon PDF, 1,561 Kb
Decision letter  pdf icon PDF, 1,099 Kb
30 June 2017 First Greater Western Limited 11th SA Approved agreement  pdf icon PDF, 2,038 Kb
Passenger access (Short Term Timetable and Miscellaneous Changes)  pdf icon PDF, 62 Kb
26 June 2017 West Coast Trains Limited 19th SA Approved agreement pdf icon PDF, 1,870 Kb
Decision letter pdf icon PDF, 938 Kb
23 June 2017 East Midlands Trains Limited 7th SA Approved agreement pdf icon PDF, 2,109 Kb
Passenger access (Short Term Timetable and Miscellaneous Changes)  pdf icon PDF, 62 Kb
14 June 2017 London & South Eastern Railway Limited 59th SA Approved agreement pdf icon PDF, 837 Kb
Decision letter  pdf icon PDF, 771 Kb
2 June 2017 North Yorkshire Moors Railway Enterprises PLC 29th SA Approved agreement pdf icon PDF, 596 Kb
Decision letter  pdf icon PDF, 311 Kb
19 May 2017 First Transpennine Express Limited 8th SA Approved agreement  pdf icon PDF, 67 Kb
Passenger access (Short Term Timetable and Miscellaneous Changes) pdf icon PDF, 62 Kb
19 May 2017 First Transpennine Express Limited 6TH SA Approved agreement  pdf icon PDF, 73 Kb
Passenger access (Short Term Timetable and Miscellaneous Changes) pdf icon PDF, 62 Kb
19 May 2017 Arriva Trains Wales Limited 81st SA Approved agreement pdf icon PDF, 497 Kb
Passenger access (Short Term Timetable and Miscellaneous Changes) pdf icon PDF, 62 Kb
17 May 2017 Abellio East Anglia Limited 60th SA Approved agreement  pdf icon PDF, 335 Kb
Passenger access (Short Term Timetable and Miscellaneous Changes) pdf icon PDF, 62 Kb
18 May 2017 Hull Trains Company Limited 5th SA Approved agreement  pdf icon PDF, 838 Kb  
Decision letter pdf icon PDF, 699 Kb
25th April 2017 Govia Thameslink Railway Limited 6th SA Approved agreement   pdf icon PDF, 1,104 Kb
Decision letter pdf icon PDF, 820 Kb
18 May 2017 Govia Thameslink Railway Limited 7th SA Approved agreement  pdf icon PDF, 2,091 Kb
Decision letter pdf icon PDF, 1,764 Kb 
23 May 2017 London & Birmingham Railway Limited 4th SA Approved agreement   pdf icon PDF, 215 Kb
Decision letter pdf icon PDF, 798 Kb
23 May 2017 Stagecoach South Western Trains Limited 69th SA Approved agreement  pdf icon PDF, 111 Kb
Decision letter pdf icon PDF, 296 Kb
25 April 2017 East Midlands Trains Limited 5th SA Approved agreement pdf icon PDF, 182 Kb
Decision letter pdf icon PDF, 351 Kb
10 May 2017 DB Cargo (UK) Limited 2nd SA Approved agreement pdf icon PDF, 265 Kb
Decision letter pdf icon PDF, 324 Kb
Annex 1 Extract of rights Table  pdf icon PDF, 23 Kb
19 May 2017 East Midlands Trains Limited 6th SA Approved agreement pdf icon PDF, 1,594 Kb
Decision letter  pdf icon PDF, 574 Kb
18 May 2017 Trenitalia c2c Limited 1st SA Approved agreement pdf icon PDF, 651 Kb
Passenger access (Short Term Timetable and Miscellaneous Changes) pdf icon PDF, 62 Kb
18 May 2017 First Greater Western Limited 13th SA Approved agreement  pdf icon PDF, 240 Kb
Decision letter  pdf icon PDF, 885 Kb
17 May 2017 London and South Eastern Railway Limited 55th SA Approved agreement pdf icon PDF, 925 Kb
Decision letter  pdf icon PDF, 794 Kb
12 May 2017 DB Cargo (UK) Limited 1st SA Approved agreement   pdf icon PDF, 300 Kb
Decision letter  pdf icon PDF, 310 Kb 
Annex 1 Extract of rights Table  pdf icon PDF, 113 Kb
10 May 2017 Abellio East Anglia Limited 59th SA Approved agreement pdf icon PDF, 1,731 Kb
Decision letter  pdf icon PDF, 277 Kb
5 May 2017 Abellio Scotrail Limited 6th SA Approved agreement  pdf icon PDF, 78 Kb
Passenger access (Short Term Timetable and Miscellaneous Changes) pdf icon PDF, 62 Kb
4 May 2017 Chiltern Railway Company Limited 123rd SA Approved agreement  pdf icon PDF, 1,962 Kb
Decision letter  pdf icon PDF, 314 Kb
28 April 2017 West Coast Railway Company Limited 2nd SA Approved agreement pdf icon PDF, 450 Kb
Decision letter  pdf icon PDF, 350 Kb
25 April 2017 First Greater Western Limited 5th SA Approved agreement pdf icon PDF, 431 Kb
Decision letter  pdf icon PDF, 355 Kb
8 May 2017 Govia Thameslink Railway Limited 8th SA Approved agreement pdf icon PDF, 494 Kb
Decision letter pdf icon PDF, 301 Kb
20 April 2017 GB Railfreight Limited 2nd SA Approved agreement pdf icon PDF, 58 Kb
Decision Letter pdf icon PDF, 166 Kb
3 April 2017 Arriva Trains Wales Limited 79th SA Approved agreement pdf icon PDF, 338 Kb
Decision letter pdf icon PDF, 266 Kb
3 April 2017 Arriva Trains Wales Limited 78th SA Approved agreement  pdf icon PDF, 552 Kb
Decision letter  pdf icon PDF, 333 Kb
30 March 2017 London & South Eastern Railway Limited 58th SA Approved agreement pdf icon PDF, 933 Kb
Decision letter  pdf icon PDF, 243 Kb
28 March 2017 GB Railfreight Limited 3rd SA Approved agreement pdf icon PDF, 309 Kb
Decision letter pdf icon PDF, 336 Kb
27 March 2017 MTR Corporation (Crossrail) Limited 5th SA Approved agreement pdf icon PDF, 214 Kb
Decision letter  pdf icon PDF, 296 Kb
27 March 2017 East Midlands Trains Limited 3rd SA Approved agreement pdf icon PDF, 2,409 Kb
Decision letter pdf icon PDF, 316 Kb
24 March 2017 Merseyrail Electrics 2002 Limited 28th SA Approved agreement  pdf icon PDF, 1,433 Kb
Decision letter pdf icon PDF, 929 Kb
16 March 2017 Stagecoach South Western Trains Limited 67th SA Approved agreement  pdf icon PDF, 86 Kb
Decision letter  pdf icon PDF, 247 Kb
15 March 2017 Chiltern Railway Company Limited 121st SA Approved agreement pdf icon PDF, 272 Kb
Decision letter  pdf icon PDF, 318 Kb
9 March 2017 Arriva Trains Wales Limited 80th SA Approved agreement  pdf icon PDF, 264 Kb 
Passenger access (Short Term Timetable and Miscellaneous Changes) pdf icon PDF, 62 Kb
13 April 2017 First Greater Western Limited 9th SA Approved agreement pdf icon PDF, 314 Kb
Passenger access (Short Term Timetable and Miscellaneous Changes) pdf icon PDF, 62 Kb
8 March 2017 First Greater Western Limited 6th SA Approved agreement  pdf icon PDF, 1,359 Kb
Decision letter  pdf icon PDF, 313 Kb
7 March 2017 XC Trains Limited 43rd SA Approved agreement  pdf icon PDF, 471 Kb
Decision letter  pdf icon PDF, 246 Kb
3 March 2017 Virgin Trains East Coast Limited 1st SA Approved agreement pdf icon PDF, 476 Kb
Decision letter  pdf icon PDF, 451 Kb
3 March 2017 East Coast Main Line Company Limited 57th SA Approved agreement pdf icon PDF, 218 Kb
Decision letter pdf icon PDF, 767 Kb
3 March 2017 Grand Central Railway Company Limited 2nd SA Approved agreement pdf icon PDF, 144 Kb
Decision letter pdf icon PDF, 1,248 Kb
3 March 2017 XC Trains Limited 44th SA Approved agreement pdf icon PDF, 449 Kb
Decision letter pdf icon PDF, 231 Kb
27 February 2017 Heathrow Express Operating Company 16th SA Approved agreement pdf icon PDF, 67 Kb
Decision letter pdf icon PDF, 1,024 Kb
23 February 2017 Serco Caledonian Sleepers Limited 6th SA Approved agreement pdf icon PDF, 706 Kb
Decision letter  pdf icon PDF, 278 Kb
22 February 2017 MTR Corporation (Crossrail) Limited 7th SA Approved agreement pdf icon PDF, 472 Kb
Decision letter  pdf icon PDF, 263 Kb
10 February 2017 Abellio ScotRail Limited 5th SA Approved agreement pdf icon PDF, 220 Kb
Decision letter  pdf icon PDF, 277 Kb
10 February 2017 Abellio East Anglia Limited 58th SA Approved agreement pdf icon PDF, 244 Kb
Decision letter pdf icon PDF, 265 Kb
2 February 2017 Arriva Rail London Limited 55th SA Approved agreement pdf icon PDF, 1,191 Kb
Decision letter  pdf icon PDF, 237 Kb
25 January 2017 Serco Caledonian Sleepers Limited 5th SA Approved agreement pdf icon PDF, 271 Kb
Decision letter pdf icon PDF, 222 Kb
16 January 2017 Abellio East Anglia Limited 57th SA Approved agreement pdf icon PDF, 418 Kb
Decision letter  pdf icon PDF, 212 Kb
13 January 2017 West Coast Trains Limited 17th SA Approved agreement  pdf icon PDF, 1,216 Kb
Decision letter pdf icon PDF, 942 Kb
5 January 2017 Arriva Trains Wales Limited 77th SA Approved agreement  pdf icon PDF, 387 Kb
Passenger access (Short Term Timetable and Miscellaneous Changes)  pdf icon PDF, 62 Kb
4 January 2017 NXET Trains Limited (trading as c2c) 55th SA Approved agreement pdf icon PDF, 536 Kb
Decision letter pdf icon PDF, 2,455 Kb

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Disputed amendment to contracts (section 22a)

These are our decisions on amendments to contracts where Network Rail and the train operator could not reach agreement.

2017-18 (section 22a)

DateTOC / FOC and RouteNumberLinks to documents
4 April 2018 West Coast Trains Limited (Virgin)

Route: London Euston to Blackpool North
21st SA Directions notice
Decision letter 
21 December 2017 First Greater Western Railway Limited

Route: see decision letter for details
7th SA Draft agreement
Application form
Network Rail Representations
Appendix 1
Appendix 2
First Greater Western Ltd's comments
Decision letter 
5 December 2017 GB Railfreight Limited 4th SA

Signed Agreement
Directions
Decision Letter
Directed agreement
Directed Rights Table

Draft agreement
Application form
Consultation Correspondence
Rights table extract
Network Rail response  
Appendix 2
GBRf’s response to Network Rail

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Notices of consent

2018 notices of consent

DateTOC / FOCLinks to documents
14 September 2018GB Railfreight LimitedNotice of consent
Decision letter 
23 August 2018 Trenitalia c2c Ltd Notice of consent
Decision letter
3 August 2018 North Yorkshire Moors Railway Enterprises PLC Notice of consent
Decision letter 
2 July 2018 East Coast Trains Limited Notice of consent to amend dates in Clause 3.5
Decision letter
25 June 2018 First Greater Western Limited Notice of consent
Decision letter
19 June 2018 Arriva Rail North Limited Notice of consent to VUC rate for Class 769
Decision letter
13 June 2018 MTR Corporation (Crossrail) Limited Notice of consent
Decision letter 
23 April 2018 East Coast Trains Limited Notice of consent to amend dates in Clause 3.5
Decision letter 
4 April 2018 GB Railfreight Limited Notice of consent
Decision letter 
13 March 2018 Abellio ScotRail Limited Notice of consent
Decision letter 
31 January 2018 Network Rail Infrastructure Limited & MTR Corporation (Crossrail) Limited Notice of consent
Decision letter 
19 January 2018 Network Rail Infrastructure Limited Notice of consent
Decision letter 
17 January 2018 Colas Rail Limited Notice of Consent to a supplement to the track usage price list IWAB
11 June 2018 DB Cargo (UK) Limited Notice of Consent supplement to the Track Usage Price List: FXAC Vehicles
Decision Letter

2017 notices of consent

DateTOC / FOCLinks to documents
27 November 2017 DB Cargo (UK) Limited Notice of Consent to a supplement to the track usage price list FQAO Wagons
14 November 2017 Abellio Scotrail Limited Notice of consent
Decision letter
2 November 2017 Colas Rail Limited Notice of Consent to a supplement to the track usage price list Class 70
23 October 2017 DB Cargo (UK) Limited Notice of Consent to a supplement to the track usage price list for JNAT wagons
16 October 2017 First TransPennine Express Limited Notice of Consent
Decision letter
4 October 2017 Arriva Rail North Limited Notice of Consent
Decision letter 
3 October 2017 Govia Thameslink Railway Limited Notice of Consent
Decision letter 
15 September 2017 Trenitalia c2c Limited Determination letter
15 September 2017 DB Cargo Limited Notice of Consent to a supplement to the track usage price list MBAB pdf icon PDF, 495 Kb
14 September 2017 DB Cargo Limited Notice of Consent to a supplement to the track usage price list HTAE pdf icon PDF, 494 Kb
4 September 2017 Govia Thameslink Railway Limited Notice of Consent
Decision letter 
30 August 2017 First Transpennine Express Limited Notice of Consent
Decision letter 
17 August 2017 Stagecoach South Western Trains Limited Notice of Consent pdf icon PDF, 567 Kb
Decision letter pdf icon PDF, 567 Kb
1 August 2017 DB Cargo Limited Notice of Consent to a supplement to the track usage price list HOAB
pdf icon PDF, 495 Kb
1 August 2017 DB Cargo Limited Notice of Consent to a supplement to the track usage price list MMAA
pdf icon PDF, 561 Kb
18 July 2017 Freightliner Limited Notice of Consent to a supplement to the track usage price list Class 70
pdf icon PDF, 145 Kb
17 July 2017 Freightliner Heavy Haul Limited Notice of Consent to a supplement to the track usage price list Class 70
pdf icon PDF, 152 Kb
30 September 2016 Freightliner Heavy Haul Limited Notice of Consent to a supplement to the track usage price list MWAA
pdf icon PDF, 546 Kb
11 August 2017 Network Rail Infrastructure Limited Notice of Consent pdf icon PDF, 598 Kb
Decision letter pdf icon PDF, 655 Kb
12 July 2017 Network Rail Infrastructure Limited Notice of Consent pdf icon PDF, 1,947 Kb
Decision letter  pdf icon PDF, 703 Kb
7 July 2017 Direct Rail Services Limited Traction Electricity Rules- Appendix Amendment Notice
pdf icon PDF, 590 Kb
19 April 2017 Freightliner Heavy Haul Limited Notice of Consent to a supplement to the track usage price list
pdf icon PDF, 192 Kb
6 February 2017 Rail Operations (UK) Limited Notice of Consent
pdf icon PDF, 186 Kb
17 January 2017 Network Rail Infrastructure Limited Notice of consent pdf icon PDF, 302 Kb
Decision letter pdf icon PDF, 2,055 Kb

Crossrail Regulatory Statement

Crossrail Regulatory Statement

Appeals under The Rail Infrastructure (Access and Management) Regulations 2005

Transport for London (TfL) appeal under regulation 29 and complaint under regulation 30

Reg 29 appeal by DBS for access and services at Freightliner Southampton  Maritime Terminal

Freightliner Heavy Haul Limited Regulation 29 appeal regarding rolling stock charging

DBS Regulation 29 appeal regarding access to the Port of Felixstowe

EWS Regulation 29 appeal regarding HS1

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