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There are various issues which need to be considered by any potential freight train operator before applying for a freight track access contract:
If you require more information or would like to discuss items on this list in more detail, please contact Gordon Cox, customer relationship executive on 07825 258 917.
To run freight trains on our track, operators must negotiate a track access contract with us.
A track access contract template is available from the ORR:
Download a contract template
Contracts usually last five years.
The track access contract is a regulated document and will be subject to industry consultation and ratification by the Office of Rail Regulation (ORR).