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Train Protection and Warning System (TPWS) exemptions - Archive

Company Date of application Decision
Tube Lines (Transplant) Ltd 27 March 2012 - Exemption certificate
- Cover letter
Exemptions from the train protection requirement contained in Regulation 3 (1) of the Railway Safety Regulations 1999 in relation to the operation of asset inspection trains, engineering trains and test trains, to the extent that such operations are carried out: (a) on the Jubilee and Victoria Lines, in accordance with an operational safety plan prepared prior to 5 April 2012 and b) on any LUL infrastructure in accordance with any of the relevant procedures.
Tube Lines (Transplant) Ltd 1 Apr 2011 - Exemption certificate and cover letter
Exemptions from the train protection requirement contained in Regulation 3 (1) of the Railway Safety Regulations 1999 in relation to the operation of asset inspection trains, engineering trains and test trains, to the extent that such operations are carried out: 
(a) on the Jubilee and Victoria Lines, in accordance with an operational safety plan and b) on any LUL infrastructure in accordance with any of the relevant procedures.
London Underground Ltd 30 Sep 2010 - Exemption certificate
- Covering letter
Exemptions from the train protection requirement contained in Regulation 3 (1) of the Railway Safety Regulations 1999 for:
(a) engineering trains operating in:
     (i) possessions
     (ii) specified areas, and
     (iii) engineers' current areas; and 
(b) engineering train operations covered by the relevant procedures and the operational safety plan (on the Victoria Line).
Tube Lines Limited 30 Sep 2010 - Exemption certificate
- Covering letter
Exemptions from the train protection requirement contained in Regulation 3 (1) of the Railway Safety Regulations 1999 for:
(a) engineering trains operating in:
     (i) possessions
     (ii) specified areas, and
     (iii) engineers' current areas; and
(b) engineering train operations covered by the relevant procedures and the operational safety plan (on the Victoria Line).
Network Rail Ltd 8 Feb 2010 - Exemption certificate
- Covering letter
Exemptions from train protection requirements contained in Regulation 3(1) of the Railway Safety Regulations 1999 for the operation of Krupp class 6400 locomotives
Europorte 2 8 Feb 2010 - Exemption certificate
- Covering letter
Exemptions from train protection requirements contained in Regulation 3(1) of the Railway Safety Regulations 1999 for the operation of Krupp class 6400 locomotives
Network Rail 7 May 2008 - Exemption certificate
Exemption under Regulation 3(1) of the Railway Safety Regulations 1999 for the operation of engineering trains, track maintenance machines, locomotives and track recording trains
Train Operating Companies 7 May 2008 - Exemption certificate
Exemption under Regulation 3(1) of the Railway Safety Regulations 1999 for the operation of engineering trains track maintenance machines, locomotives and track recording trains
Network Rail (CTRL) Ltd 9 Apr 2008 - Exemption certificate
Exemption under Regulation 3(1) of the Railway Safety Regulations 1999 for the operation of a certain class of train on a limited section of CTRL infrastructure between 14 April 2008 and 14 October 2008
London & South Eastern Trains Ltd 9 Apr 2008 - Exemption certificate
Exemption under Regulation 3(1) of the Railway Safety Regulations 1999 for the operation of a certain class of train on a limited section of CTRL infrastructure between 14 April 2008 and 14 October 2008
Network Rail (CTRL) Ltd 30 Aug 2007 - Exemption certificate
Covering letter
Exemption under Regulation 3(1) of the Railway Safety Regulations 1999 for the operation of a certain class of train on a limited section of CTRL infrastructure on 4 September 2007
Eurotunnel 30 Aug 2007 - Exemption certificate
Covering letter
Exemption under Regulation 3(1) of the Railway Safety Regulations 1999 for the operation of a certain class of train on Eurotunnel controlled infrastructure on 4 September 2007
Eurostar (UK) Ltd 30 Aug 2007 - Exemption certificate
- Exemption certificate
- Covering letter
Exemption under Regulation 3(1) of the Railway Safety Regulations 1999 for the operation of a certain class of train on sections of CTRL and Eurotunnel controlled infrastructure on 4 September 2007
Balfour Beatty Rail Plant Ltd 27 Jun 2007 - Balfour Beatty Rail Plant Ltd exemption certificate
- Covering letter
Exemption under Regulation 6 of the Railway Safety Regulations 1999 for the operation of engineering trains in possession on London Underground infrastructure between 1 July 2007 and 30 September 2008.
London Underground Ltd/Balfour Beatty Rail Plant Ltd 2 Apr 2007 - London Undergound Ltd exemption certificate
- Balfour Beatty Rail Plant Ltd exemption certificate
- Exemptions from train protection requirements contained in Regulation 3(1) of the Railway Safety Regulations 1999 for the operation of engineering trains in possession on London Underground infrastructure between 6 and 9 April 2007
Network Rail - Waverley and Ashford
1 Nov 2003
22 Dec 2003 Network Rail's exemption certificate
TOC exemption certificate
EWS ATOC - shunting locos 1 Nov 2003  
EWS Class92 Locos 1 Jun 2003  
Network Rail - RETB Sidings 1 Jun 2003  
Network Rail - PSRs at diverging junctions with approach controlled signalling 1 Apr 2003 20 Oct 2003
Network Rail's exemption certificate
TOCs exemption certificate
EWS PVC 1 Jan 2003  
Network Rail - PSRs affected by freight train timers 1 Oct 2002 Decision - 1 Sep 2003
Railtrack speed trap provision 1 Apr 2002  
Railtrack F and BC exemption 1 Mar 2002 Decision - 17 Jul 2002
Railtrack EP and PW exemption 1 Feb 2002 Decision - 16 Jul 2002
Railtrack PSRs to protect trains 1 Feb 2002 Decision - 8 Aug 2002
Railtrack PSR exemption 1 Jan 2002 Decision - 8 May 2002
Dartmoor Railway TPWS 1 Sep 2001 3 Oct 2003
Regulation 3 exemption

Last updated: January 2013