Passenger services

Specialist Advice and Support to the Operator of Last Resort (2 Mb)

Information and instructions for applicants seeking to prequalify to receive an Invitation to Tender for the role of specialist adviser to the Operator of Last Resort.

03 August 2009
Last update:
07 August 2009

Rail franchises

This section provides details of current rail franchise competitions and awards.


Provides information on Eurostar and European-related rail regulation.


This section contains items relating to railway stations.

Public register of franchise agreements

Comprises 16 franchise agreements and ancillary documents concerning the running of the UK’s passenger train services. Updated on 31 October 2008.

Invitation to Tender let since 2005

List of franchise Invitation to Tenders (ITTs).

For related documents, pages and internet links, see the column on the right.