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  • Network Statement

    Helping you to develop your train operating business

  • The Network Statement provides all current and potential train operators wishing to operate train services on our infrastructure with a single source of relevant information on a fair and non-discriminatory basis.

    It is intended to fulfil the requirements of the Railways Infrastructure (Access and Management) Regulations 2005 (as amended) (the Regulations) and EU Directive 2012/34/EU and can be downloaded below free of charge.

    In line with our obligations under the Regulations, we will keep the Network Statement up to date and modify it as necessary. Where changes are made to the Network Statement, we will update this section of our website and will make it clear where in the document this updating has taken place.

    2015 Network Statement
    2016 Network Statement
    2016 Network Statement (French)
    2017 Network Statement
    2017 Network Statement (French)
    2018 Network Statement  

    Framework Capacity Statement

    This statement is published alongside Network Rail’s Network Statement in order to meet the requirements of European Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/545 of 7 April 2016 on procedures and criteria concerning framework agreements for the allocation of rail infrastructure capacity.

    Framework Capacity Statement

    Management of Congested Infrastructure

    This Code of Practice sets out the principles and procedures that Network Rail will follow in identifying and managing Congested Infrastructure on the Network pursuant to The Railways (Access, Management and Licensing of Railway Undertakings) Regulations 2016.

    Code of Practice  

    Connected facilities

    You can download details of connected facilities from our Freight site opportunities page.

    If you are a connected facility owner or operator and you need to update the details that we hold, download our service provider information form which can be returned by post or email.

    Service provider information form