Publications

Here you'll find all our publications, reports, determinations and statements. 

Track access decisions

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This section contains decisions we have made since 2019. 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.

Holding Network Rail to account

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How we will hold Network Rail (including routes, the System Operator (SO), and other relevant business units) to account against the network licence.

Spending figures

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Details of payments in excess of £25,000 which have been made to our suppliers each month.

Coronavirus advice

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This page contains our current coronavirus (COVID-19) advice for the railway industry, and a summary of our own working arrangements at the present time.

Passenger information

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We ensure train companies provide accurate and timely information, particularly during disruption. We also investigate timetabling issues.

Consultation on changes to operator licences

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For holders of EU passenger licences we updated their GB Statement of National Regulatory Provisions (SNRP) as well as their station licences on 3 December 2019. On 24 June 2020 we also updated those operators who just hold station licences too. For operators who provide traction only services, we have as yet not modified their SNRPs.

Closures

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

Improving Assisted Travel

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Our Accessible Travel Policy guidance for train and station operators sets out the commitments they must include in their policies for helping older and disabled people to travel by rail.

Passenger Information Improvement Plan

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We have asked that Network Rail, train and station operators, work together under the governance structure of the Rail Delivery Group (RDG) Board to publish a Passenger Information Improvement Plan and revise it and re-issue it annually.

Stakeholder engagement

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We monitor and report on the quality of Network Rail's engagement with its stakeholder community in control period 6 (CP6).