Licences issued by the Office of the Rail Regulator/Office of Rail Regulation/Office of Rail and Road (ORR)

A (hopefully) comprehensive listing

Companies beginning X

Last update 21 March 2021

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XC Trains Limited

Formerly Arriva Trains Cross Country Limited (to 7 October 2007) before operations started, this name appearing on licence applications. Often referred to as XC Rail in ORR documentation

European passenger licence UK 01 2007 0009

Consultation began 9 August 2007; from 11 November 2007

Non-passenger licence UK 03 2007 0021

Consultation began 9 August 2007; from 11 November 2007

Passenger SNRP UK 02 2007 0010

From 11 November 2007

XYZ Rail Limited

Formerly W A Developments Limited (to 18 May 2008) then Stobart Rail Limited (19 May 2008 to 12 October 2020)

Licence exemption 1999 No 8

Consultation began 18 June 1999; from 28 August 1999

Non-passenger trains within possessions only

Note that the ORR public register states that this exemption was superseded 1 February 2001. However, further developments show it is still valid and there is no indication of a successor exemption.

Station licence UK 03 2011 0001

Consultation began 23 June 2010; from 3 February 2011; corrigendum correcting conditions ('stations' rather than 'trains', reference to this rather than European licence, reference to licence rather than SNRP) 1 May 2015; revoked 2 June 2020

Southend Airport

Replaced by London Southend Airport Company Limited licence UK 03 2020 0005