- Network licence
Network Rail's network licence
Network Rail operates under a network licence ( PDF 265 Kb). This licence contains a set of conditions under which Network Rail must operate. As the operator and owner of the national rail infrastructure, it has a key role to play in railway safety and improving railway performance and efficiency. The network licence is a tool we have for holding Network Rail to account. For further details on this see our page on Network Rail’s accountability.
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Network Rail's station licenceAuthorises Network Rail to operate one or more stations - these are specified in its station licence ( PDF 309 Kb).
Last updated: February 2013