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Rail regulation

Access documentation

HAL Network Statement - an overview of the infrastructure assets and how access can be applied for and is subsequently allocated. It also includes principles of the charging regime to be employed.

HAL Price List - a price list which outlines the applicable Track and Station Access Charges for HAL infrastructure, as updated from time to time.

HAL Network Code - a set of rules which is incorporated into, and therefore forms part of, each bilateral access contract between HAL and holders of rights of access to the track owned by HAL.

Supporting template documents - includes standard track access agreement , standard station access agreement and station access conditions.

To support the commitments contained within the Network Code and Network Statement, please find links below to relevant documentation:


For access requests, please email with details of the request and please review the technical specification document (see link above) to ensure compliance with HAL infrastructure before application.

In addition, please use the following links for industry documentation referenced in the Heathrow rail regulation documents:


All queries, applications and change/access requests should be directed to

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