To encourage third party investment in the network, we have a suite of downloads and template agreements for enhancement projects.
They have been developed and revised following extensive consultation with industry, customers and stakeholders.
They’re aimed at reducing the need for time-consuming negotiations on contractual arrangements for each scheme, providing transparency on payments to Network Rail. We strive to find solutions that reduce barriers to entry through the provision of a more economic and efficient contractual framework.
Many of these documents are well established templates and codes of practice to remove barriers. Some are being revised to incorporate service levels and other recommended improvements.
You can find more information in our guide Investing in the Network, part of our stakeholder code of practice.
Template Agreements and Detailed Guidance Notes
Network Rail Delivery of Services – pre-GRIP 4/5
Customer Delivery of Services or Works
Detailed guidance for both the asset protection agreement and basic asset protection agreements is currently being written and will be available shortly