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Following further changes to the ADR Rules effective from 1 August 2010, relevant disputes may now be registered for determination by Access Disputes Adjudication, Arbitration, Expert Determination or the Court - see separate sections of this site.

Reference Number PDF Version Date Reference From Subject Submissions From The Parties
AD1 [and AD2] AD1 04.12.95 North West Regional Railways [and South Wales & West Railway] Application of Part G of the Access Conditions
AD3 AD3 13.12.95 North West Regional Railways and Railtrack Delay Cause attribution: Stone throwing at trains.
AD4 AD4 21.02.96 ScotRail Railways and Railtrack Compensation payable due to closure by flooding of the Argyle Line, Dec.94-Sept.95
AD5 (June 96) Anglia Railways Train Services and Railtrack Schedule 4 Possessions Allowance (settled out of court)
AD6 AD6 4 & 17 Oct.96 South Wales & West Railway and Railtrack Validity of Rights of South West Trains to route four Waterloo-Salisbury services via Southampton
AD7 (Dec. 96) Great Western Trains [suspended pending further dialogue between the parties; and subsequently withdrawn] Major Stations Qualifying Expenditure Charges for 1996/97
AD8 AD8 07.01.97 North London Railways and Railtrack Interpretation of "Network Letter" dated 29.3.96: (particularly clauses B6/B7)
AD9 AD9 07.01.97 North London Railways and Railtrack Application of Schedule 4
AD10 13.01.97 ScotRail Railways and Railtrack Relocation of snowploughs [no determination issued: the Committee advised the parties to conduct proper dialogue and, if appropriate, refer any differences to the Network and Vehicle Change Committee]
AD11 AD11 13.01.97 ScotRail Railways and Railtrack Rail Adhesion
AD12 AD12 11.02.97 CrossCountry Trains and Railtrack Moderation of Competition: (SW&W proposed through trains Manchester-Penzance and Portsmouth-Liverpool)
AD13 AD13 20/21/27.10.97 Connex South Central Schedule 8 Performance Regime
AD14 AD14 21.01.98 Great Eastern Railway, Anglia Railways, WAGN and LTS Rail Station Access Charges at London Liverpool Street Station 1995/96
AD15 AD15 11.03.98 Great Eastern Railway and Railtrack Rules of the Plan, East Anglia Zone: differential timings at London Liverpool St. Station
AD16 AD16 08.05.98 Central Trains and Railtrack Schedule 8 Performance Regime - Attribution of delays arising from a fatality on the track at a station
AD17 AD17 14.07.99 [Initial hearing] Northern Spirit and Railtrack (joint reference) Schedule 4 Compensation for Temporary Speed Restriction allowances. At the initial hearing the Committee took the view that the matter had not yet been properly discussed by the parties; it asked the parties to conduct further dialogue, and, if any matters remained unresolved, to submit a fresh (joint) reference. The Committee’s determination was appealed to Arbitration – see A10 – but the parties then settled the matter between themselves.
AD17 AD17 06.04.00 [Second hearing] Northern Spirit and Railtrack (joint reference) Reference resubmitted as a joint reference in February/March 2000; hearing took place on 6th April after which a determination was issued
AD18 [Joint] AD18 24.06.99 North Western Trains and Railtrack Schedule 4: Engineering Allowances. The Committee’s determination was appealed to Arbitration – see A4 for Award.
AD19 AD19 initially notified on 28.05.99; Hearing on 4.4.00 Connex South Eastern and Railtrack Station Access Conditions: Responsibility for settlement of charges arising out of a leak from the water supply to Ramsgate station.
AD20 (June 99) Central Trains and Railtrack Depot Access Condition H5: Increased lease charge at Tyseley depot. (settled out of court)
AD21 AD21 04.10.00 & 18.10.00 South West Trains (and Connex South Central) Station Access Conditions: Payment of charges in respect of a number of stations
AD22 (Nov. 00) Railtrack (and English Welsh & Scottish Railway) Permission to use the Network (settled out of court)
AD23 AD23 28.03.01 West Anglia Great Northern Schedule 8 of Track Access Agreement with Railtrack - Passenger’s Charter Indemnity. The Committee’s determination was appealed to Arbitration – see A11 – but the parties then settled the matter between themselves.
AD24 14.02.01 South West Trains (and Thameslink Rail) Station Access Conditions: Payment of charges in respect of a number of stations
AD25 (Mar. 01) Railtrack (and Connex South Eastern) STAYED pending resolution of reference NV5. Liability for payment of costs associated with introduction of new vehicles
AD26 (Apr. 01) Silverlink Train Services (and Railtrack plc) Passenger’s charter indemnification under paragraph 20 of Schedule 8 (settled out of court)
AD27 AD27 19.12.01 & 28.1.02 Great Eastern Railway (and Railtrack plc) Interpretation of Schedule 8
AD28 AD28 17.09.02 Thameslink Rail (and others) Qualifying Expenditure at four Railtrack Major stations
AD29 AD29 24.04.03 Great Eastern Railway Interpretation of Schedule 8
AD30 (Feb. 03) Maintrain Dispute with GNER over terms of a Depot Access Agreement (settled out of court)
AD31 (Apr. 03) Anglia Railways Dispute over delay attribution; deferred while parties sought guidance from the Delay Attribution Board; subsequently withdrawn by the referrer
AD32 18.06.03 English Welsh & Scottish Railway Application of cordon caps for coal trains on the GSW route. Adjourned for further information, but EWS then withdrew reference
AD33 (Feb. 04) West Coast Trains Replacement of Air Conditioning Units - Euston 1st Class lounge (settled out of court)
AD34 (Feb. 04) West Coast Trains Availability of watering facilities at Carlisle (settled out of court)
AD35 (Mar.04) Great Eastern Railway Retail Telecommunications at Liverpool Street. The parties were directed to seek mediation. The process of mediation was successfully concluded in 2005.
AD36 (Mar.04) Thames Trains Reimbursement of costs of Retail Telecommunications carried out on behalf of Network Rail; the parties were directed to seek mediation. The process of mediation was successfully concluded in early April 2005.
AD37 (Mar.04) Thames Trains Retail Telecommunications at Gatwick Airport and Paddington
AD38 (Apr.04) Arriva Trains Wales and Network Rail Re-registered on 15.04.05 as ADP7 – see reference ADP7 on the Access Disputes Committee site. Allocation of Delay minutes. The parties were instructed to seek guidance from the Delay Attribution Board. This was obtained on 8 March 2005; Network Rail did not accept the advice and subsequently referred the matter for resolution pursuant to the ADRRules.
AD39 AD39 5.10.04 Great Eastern Railway and Network Rail Delay Attribution arising from a fire at Colchester
AD40 AD40AD40 10.01.05 & 15.02.05 Silverlink Train Services Part L of the Network Code: Local Output Commitments
AD41 [ADP1] (Oct.04) Central Trains Re-registered on 15.04.05 as ADP1 – see reference ADP1 on the Access Disputes Committee site. Part L of the Network Code: Local Output Commitments. STAYED pending the outcome of the appeal to the ORR against determination AD40; and then withdrawn by the referrer
AD42 [ADP2] (Oct.04) Wessex Trains Re-registered on 15.04.05 as ADP2 – see reference ADP2 on the Access Disputes Committee site. Part L of the Network Code: Local Output Commitments. STAYED pending the outcome of the appeal to the ORR against determination AD40; and then withdrawn by the referrer
AD43 [ADP3] 01.06.05 Thameslink Rail Re-registered on 15.04.05 as ADP3 – see reference ADP3 on the Access Disputes Committee site. Compensation for unplanned possessions: flooding in Kings Cross (Thameslink) tunnel. Hearing took place on 01.06.05 in front of an Access Disputes Panel
AD44 [ADP4] (Mar.05) First ScotRail Re-registered on 15.04.05 as ADP4 - see reference ADP4 on the Access Disputes Committee site. Part L of the Network Code: Local Output Commitments (settled out of court)
AD45 [ADP5] (Mar.05) Eurostar (U.K.) Re-registered on 15.04.05 as ADP5 - see reference ADP5 on the Access Disputes Committee site. Part L of the Network Code: Local Output Commitments. STAYED pending the outcome of the appeal to the ORR against determination AD40; and then withdrawn by the referrer
AD46 [ADP6] (Jan.05) Network Rail (and Silverlink Train Services) Re-registered on 15.04.05 as ADP6 – see reference ADP6 on the Access Disputes Committee site. Independent Station Access Conditions: Payment of Access Charges in respect of Euston Station (settled out of court)