Station and depot applications and decisions


27 February 2023
The Railways Act 2005 sets out statutory procedures concerning proposals for the closure of passenger services, passenger networks and stations.

Station access

10 November 2022
We regulate access to stations by approving new station access agreements and amendments to existing station access agreements in accordance with the provisions set out under the Railways Act 1993.

Depot access

2 August 2022
We regulate access to around 100 light maintenance depots in Britain which provide services to passenger and other trains.

Station and depot access

6 December 2013
We regulate access to station and light maintenance depots by approving new station and depot access agreements and approving amendments to existing station and depot access agreements.