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Regulations and byelaws

Railway regulations and byelaws.

Penalty Fares

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.

Enforcement Policy: Rail Franchise Agreements and Closures

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

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Statutory Guidance and Directions

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