Current track access applications

This section contains the latest documents relating to track access applications we are currently considering. This may include application forms, draft agreements, any related documents and responses we make public. We include track access applications on:

  • New contracts (sections 17 and 18)
  • Amendments to contracts (sections 22 and 22A)

For older applications please see the archive. Once we've made a decision, these documents will be removed from this section and relevant documents will be published in the track access decisions section.

Network Rail is responsible for consulting on most proposed new contracts and amendments. Accordingly, please check Network Rail's consultation web pages as well as our own when looking for details of current consultations.

New contracts (section 17 and 18)

All current applications we are considering for new disputed contracts (section 17) and new agreed contracts (section 18).

TOC / FOC and RouteSection Date consultation closes Links to documents
Grand Union Trains n/a Relevant parties have until 27 April 2019 to request the Economic Equilibrium Test Notification form  pdf icon PDF, 665 Kb
EE Test requests received pdf icon PDF, 140 Kb
Great North Western Railway Company Limited 17 Closed. Undertaken by Network Rail Draft Contract
Application Form
Consultation Responses
Network Rail Response
GNWR response to Network Rail’s representations
Network Rail further response
Network Rail further response February 2018
Grand Southern (Alliance Rail Holdings Ltd)

Route: see application form for details
17 Closed. Undertaken by Alliance. Draft contract
Application form
Responses
2 March 2017 Letter to Grand Southern  
Capacity Study
March 2018 update letter to stakeholders

Amendments to contracts (section 22 and 22A)

All current applications we are considering for agreed amendments to contracts (section 22) and disputed amendments to contracts (section 22A).

TOC / FOC and RouteSectionName Date consultation closes Links to documents
Hull Trains Company Limited 22 11th  Closed. Undertaken by Network Rail Application form
Draft agreement 
Govia Thameslink Railway Ltd 22 28th Closed. Undertaken by Network Rail Application form
Draft agreement
First TransPennine Express Limited 22 23rd Closed. Undertaken by Network Rail Application form
Draft agreement
First TransPennine Express Limited 22 22nd Closed. Undertaken by Network Rail Application form
Draft agreement
West Coast Trains Limited 22A 25th Closed. Undertaken by West Coast Trains Limited Application form
Draft agreement 
Network Rail's representations
First TransPennine Express Limited 22A 24th Closed – undertaken by Network Rail Application form
Draft agreement
Network Rail representations 
FTPE response to Network Rail representations
Grand Central Railway Company Limited

Route: see application form for details
22A 7th  Closed - undertaken by Network Rail Application form
Draft agreement
Consultation Responses
Grand Central Responses
Network Rail Representations 
Grand Central response to Network Rail’s Representations