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.
Network Statement downloads
2016 Network Statement2 Mb
2016 Network Statement (French)2 Mb
2017 Network Statement2 Mb
2017 Network Statement (French)2 Mb
2018 Network Statement4 Mb
2018 Network Statement (French)5 Mb
2019 Network Statement2 Mb
2019 Network Statement (French)2 Mb
2020 Network Statement2 Mb
2020 Network Statement (French)1 Mb
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.