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@crossrail.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 (Cros srail) Limited ("MTR
Crossrail") intends to operate the train services to Heathrow Airport utilising the Heathrow Rail
Infrastructure. MTR Cross rail holds a valid train operating European pass enger licence (with
GB Statement of National Regulatory Provisions) under the Railway (Licensing of Railway
Undertakings) Regulations 2005 and also has an accepted safety certific ate under The
Railways and Other Guided Transport Systems (Safety) Regulations 2006.
TfL is a body or undertaking with public or c ommerc ial interest in procuring infrastruc ture
capacity on the Heathrow Rail Infrastruc ture as required of an applicant by Regulation 3 of the
Railways Infrastruc ture (Access and Management) Regulations 2005 ("t he Regulations").
Once T fL has secured the terms of access to the Heathrow Rail Infrastruc ture, it will procure
that a railway undertaking nominated by TfL (currently MTR Cross rail) will enter into station
acc ess arrangem ents consis tent with t hose term s.
2. The application
Title of agreement:
Contact details (company and named individual for queries):
Licence and railway safety case
Please state whether the applic ant 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 s tate the point which that person has reached in their
obtaining of the licence, exemption or railway safety case (as the case may be).
Station access arrangements for ac cess to the Heathrow Rail Infrast ructure (being the railway
infrastruct ure (including stations) which forms part of the spur from the Great Western Main Line to
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