Guidance

Rail franchising PQQ passport: documentation

Sets out how to apply for a pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ) passport — needed to participate in future rail franchising competitions.

Documents

Pre-qualification questionnaire passport application

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Pre-qualification questionnaire passport process document

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Detail

For bidders to be eligible to participate in all future rail franchising competitions, they must hold a passport.

This suite of documents sets out how to apply for a passport.

The pack comprises the:

  • Pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ) passport application
  • Passport pre-qualification process document (PPD)

We have also published a Rail franchising PQQ passport: OJEU notice.