Exclusions from mainline railway requirements

16 August 2023
This page sets out what rail systems are excluded from the mainline railway requirements of the Railways and Other Guided Transport Systems (Safety) Regulations 2006 (as amended) (ROGS).

Minor and heritage railways

1 August 2023
There are well over 200 minor and heritage railways operating across Great Britain, and we are responsible for regulating their safety.

Accessible Travel Policy (ATP)

5 July 2023
Train and station operators are required by their operating licences to establish and comply with an Accessible Travel Policy (ATP) which must be approved by us.


22 May 2023
An overview of the Health and Safety (Enforcing Authority for Railways and Other Guided Transport Systems) Regulations 2006 (as amended) (EARR).

Core complaints data

29 March 2023
We are responsible for the collection, monitoring and publication of rail customer complaints.

Railway Safety Regulations 1999

10 March 2023
Update and changes to Railway Safety Regulations 1999 guidance on Mark 1 type rolling stock and hinged door rolling stock.