Network Statement

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

It’s intended to fulfil the requirements of The Railways (Access, Management and Licensing of Railway Undertakings) Regulations 2016 and EU Directive 2012/34/EU.

Any party wishing to operate train services on our infrastructure must satisfy the relevant legal requirements. In line with our obligations under the Regulations, we keep the Network Statement up to date and modify it as necessary.

Service provider information

As defined in The Railways (Access, Management and Licensing of Railway Undertakings) Regulations 2016, operators of service facilities are required to supply information to Network Rail to enable inclusion within the Network Statement.

Download service provider-information (xls)

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

Download service provider information Form (xls)

Common Template for Service Facilities

RailNetEurope, a Europe-wide organisation of railway infrastructure managers, has published Common Template for Service Facilities in line with the requirements of the Implementing Regulation. Network Rail is using this as the basis be developed by the railway sector in cooperation with regulatory bodies.

The Common Template is available on RailNetEurope’s website.

Technical facilities

Download a list of the installations and locations of hot axle box detectors, pantograph monitoring equipment and wheel impact load detectors: Annex C - 2018 Network Statement (technical facilities).

Capacity Requests

Network Rail has developed a template form which can be used by Railway Undertakings when making Capacity Requests, this has been created in accordance with The Railways (Access, Management and Licensing of Railway Undertakings) Regulations 2016.

Capacity Requests - template form (xls)