Company Transport for London (" TfL")
Contact individual: Howard Smith
Job titl e: Operations Director, Crossrail
Addre ss: 25 Canada Square, London E14 5LQ
Tele phone number: 0203 197 5976
E-mail address: HowardSmith@cross rail.c o.uk
TfL (the applicant) is one of the sponsors of the Crossrail project. TfL or a railway undertaking
nominated by TfL, currently TfL's concessionaire MTR Corporation (Crossrail) Limited ("MTR
Crossrail") intends to operate the train services to Heathrow Airport utilis ing the Heathrow Rail
Infrastructure. MTR Crossrail holds a valid train operating European passenger licence (with
GB Statement of National Regulatory Provisions) under the Railway (Licensing of Railway
Undertakings) Regulations 2005 and also has an accepted safety c ertificate under The
Railways and Other Guided Transport Systems (Safety) Regulations 2006.
TfL is a body or undertaking with public or commercial interest in procuring infrastructure
capacity on the Heathrow Rail Infrastructure as required of an applicant by Regulation 3 of the
Railways Infrastructure (Access and Management) Regulations 2005 ("the R egulations").
Once TfL has secured the terms of access to the Heathrow Rail Infrastructure, it will procure
that a railway undertaking nominated by TfL (currently MTR Crossrail) will enter into track
access arrangements c onsistent w ith those terms.
2. The application
Title of agreement:
Contact details (company and named individual for queries):
Licence and railway safety case
Please state whether the applicant intends to operate the services itself or have them operated on
Please state whether the propos ed operator of the services:
(a) holds a valid train operating European licence or a licence under section 8 of the Act or an
exemption under section 7; and
(b) has an ac cepted railway safety case under the Railways (Safety Case) Regulations 2000.
If the ans wer to (a) or (b) is no, please state the point which that person has reached in their
obtaining of the licenc e, exemption or railway safety case (as the case may be).
Track ac cess arrangements for acces s to the Heathrow Rail Infrastructure (being t he railway
infrastructure (including st ations ) which forms part of the spur from the Great Western Main Line to
OFFICE OF RA IL REGULA TION