Consents issued to Network Rail


Consents are considered where Network Rail approaches us to undertake activities that are restricted by conditions in its network licence.

Conditions 16, 18 and 17

The main conditions where Network Rail applies for consent are conditions 16 (Financial ring-fence), 18 (Interests in rolling stock and train operators) and 17 (Land disposal).

Consents are issued on the basis of the information provided to us by Network Rail and having regard in particular to our section 4 duties.

You can find further details of consents given at: