Legislation and Parliament
Railway regulations and byelaws.
The Penalty Fares Rules and policy statement published by the Strategic Rail Authority in 2002 have been transferred to the Department for Transport under the Railways Act 2005, and remains in force.
The aim of the document is to improve understanding of the Department's policies in relation to enforcement activity. It also aims to clarify the process which would be followed should a contravention occur.
- 01 July 2008
- Last update:
- 07 April 2011
The following content is available from the Department for Transport web archive .
- Contingent liabilities in support of Network Rail Limited
- Responses to Transport Select Committee
- SRA financial framework: Issue 2 - 14 April 2003 (PDF - 68 KB)
Statutory Guidance and Directions
- A guide for licence and licence exemption applicants (PDF - 344 KB)
- Declaration under Article 42(1) Convention of International Rail Carriage 1999
- Directions and guidance Section 206(3) and Section 207(5) Transport Act 2000
- Directions and guidance to the SRA on negotiating a funding and outputs package
- Directions and guidance to the Strategic Rail Authority
- Directions and guidance to the Strategic Rail Authority 2004
- Exemption from requirement for licence when acting as "operator of last resort"
- Guidance on insurance against third party liability - first edition (PDF - 126 KB)
- Guidance on the Convention on International Carriage by Rail Regulations 2005
- Interim directions and guidance to the SRA
- Land use planning & the SRA- & statement (PDF - 477 KB)
- Network Rail interim funding - Medium Term Note (MTN) programme
- Railtrack successor body funding and outputs package (PDF - 97 KB)
- Railtrack successor body funding and outputs package (PDF - 160 KB)
- Railways Closures Guidance (PDF - 124 KB)
- Railways Closures Guidance - illustrative worked examples (PDF - 124 KB)
- Responses to the consultation on the Directions and Guidance to the SRA
- Statutory guidance to the Rail Regulator
- Strategic Rail Authority
- Working time directive - guidelines for implementation (PDF - 683 KB)
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