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Fees

Unless you are filming for a news or current affairs programme, we charge for all filming and photography on Network Rail property, including stations.

Click below to drop down our fee structures.

Charges are based on the impact of the filming upon the location, its users, and daily operation. The information below provides a guideline only and final fees may be higher or lower than those listed. Please note, VAT is charged on top of the advertised fees.
   

Crew SizeHalf day rate (3 hours between 10am and 4pm)Daily rate (6 hours between 10am until 4pm)Night shoot (6 hours during engineering hours: 11pm to 5am)Prep / Strike
Up to 25£2,500£5,000£5,500£1,300 per day
26 to 40£2,800£5,600£6,000£1,300 per day
40 +Upon negotiationUpon negotiationUpon negotiationUpon negotiation
Crew Size Half day rate (3 hours between 10am and 4pm) Daily rate (6 hours between 10am until 4pm) Night shoot (6 hours during engineering hours: 11pm to 5am) Prep / Strike
Up to 25 £4,000 £8,000 £10,000 £2,000 per day
26 to 40 £5,000 £10,000 £12,000 £3,000 - £4000 per day depending on activity
40 + Upon negotiation Upon negotiation Upon negotiation Upon negotiation
Crew size Half day rate (3 hours between 10am and 4pm) Daily rate (6 hours between 10am until 4pm) Night shoot (6 hours during engineering hours: 11pm to 5am) Prep / Strike
up to 10 £1000 £2000 £2200 plus staff costs Upon negotiation depending on activity
11 to 40 £1300 £2600 £2800 plus staff costs Upon negotiation depending on activity
40 + Upon negotiation Upon negotiation Upon negotiation Upon negotiation
Crew size Half day rate (3 hours between 10am and 4pm) Daily rate (6 hours between 10am until 4pm) Night shoot (6 hours during engineering hours: 11pm to 5am) Prep / Strike
Up to 25 £1200 £2400 £2600 plus staff costs £500
26 to 40 £1400 £2800 £3000 plus staff costs £600
40 + Upon negotiation Upon negotiation Upon negotiation Upon negotiation
Crew size Half day rate (3 hours between 10am and 4pm) Daily rate (6 hours between 10am until 4pm) Night shoot (6 hours during engineering hours: 11pm to 5am) Prep / Strike
Up to 25 £2,800 £6,000 £7,000 £1,300 per day
26 to 40 £3,500 £7,000 £8,000 £1,500 per day
40 + Upon negotiation Upon negotiation Upon negotiation Upon negotiation

These rates are non-negotiable and non-refundable.

Crew size 2 hour rate (2 hours between 10am and 4pm) Daily rate (6 hours between 10am until 4pm) Night shoot (6 hours during engineering hours: 11pm to 5am) Prep / Strike
up to 10 £300 £900 £1200 plus staff costs Upon negotiation depending on activity
10 + Upon negotiation Upon negotiation Upon negotiation Upon negotiation
Crew size2 hour rate (2 hours between 10am and 4pm)Daily rate (6 hours between 10am until 4pm)Night shoot (6 hours during engineering hours: 11pm to 5am)Prep / Strike
up to 10£350£1050£1300 plus staff costsUpon negotiation depending on activity
10 +Upon negotiationUpon negotiationUpon negotiationUpon negotiation

Proof of student status must be produced at the time of application. Student rates are non-negotiable and non-refundable.

Crew size 2 hour rate (2 hours between 10am and 4pm) Daily rate (6 hours between 10am until 4pm) Night shoot (6 hours during engineering hours: 11pm to 5am) Prep / Strike
up to 10 £75 £250 Not available Upon negotiation depending on activity
11 to 20 £400 £800 Not available Upon negotiation depending on activity
20 + Upon negotiation Upon negotiation Not available Upon negotiation

Additional staff may be needed to supervise or assist with your shoot. Their time will be charged at the following rates in addition to any location fee. These staff costs are a standard Network Rail rate and are non-negotiable.

Electrician£33 per hour
Maintenance£33 per hour
Station Support Assistant£33 per hour
Shift Station Manager£51 per hour
Commercial Filming Manager£51 per hour
Station Manager£64 per hour
Fire Safety Officer£88 per hour
Security Guard£11 per hour
Over-runningProductions which over run will be charged for a second period equivalent to the original, in addition to any staff costs incurred.
Rush hourProductions which run into the rush hour face a surcharge of £3000
Cancellation feesIn the event that the filming or photography is cancelled with more than two working days written notice a cancellation fee will be charged of 50% of the location fee. In the event that the filming or photography is cancelled with two working days written notice or less the Licensee will be charged 100% of the location fee. All cancellation fees are exclusive of staff costs which will be added to the final fee.

St Pancras International, Ebbsfleet International, and Stratford International stations are owned by HS1 Limited. Network Rail manages commercial filming and photography on behalf of HS1 Limited.

Unless you are filming for news, current affairs or PR editorial content, we generally charge for all filming and photography in these stations.

Click below to drop down our fee structures.

Charges are based on the impact of the filming upon the location, its users, and daily operation. The information below provides a guideline only and final fees may be higher or lower than those listed. Please note, VAT is charged on top of the advertised fees.
   

Crew size Half day rate (max 3 hours) Daily rate (max 6 hours) Night shoot (engineering hours: 9pm to 5am) Prep / strike
up to 25 £2,800 £5,600 £6,000 £1,400 per day
26 to 40 £3,300 £6,600 £6,500 £1,400 per day
40 +
Upon negotiation Upon negotiation Upon negotiation Upon negotiation
Crew size Half day rate (max 3 hours) Daily rate (max 6 hours) Night shoot (engineering hours: 9pm to 5am) Prep / strike
up to 25 £4,500 £9,000 £10,000 £2,000 per day
26 to 40 £5,000 £10,000 £12,000 £2,500 per day
40 +
Upon negotiation Upon negotiation Upon negotiation Upon negotiation
Crew size Half day rate (max 3 hours) Daily rate (max 6 hours) Night shoot (engineering hours: 9pm to 5am) Prep / strike
up to 10 £1000 £2000 £2200 plus staff costs Upon negotiation depending on activity
11 to 40 £1300 £2600 £2800 plus staff costs Upon negotiation depending on activity
40 +
Upon negotiation Upon negotiation Upon negotiation Upon negotiation
Crew size Half day rate (max 3 hours) Daily rate (max 6 hours) Night shoot (ie.engineering hours: 9pm to 5am) Prep / strike
Up to 25 £1400 £2800 £3000 plus staff costs Upon negotiation depending on activity
26 to 40 £2000 £4000 £4200 plus staff costs Upon negotiation depending on activity
40 +
Upon negotiation Upon negotiation Upon negotiation Upon negotiation
Crew size Half day rate (max 3 hours) Daily rate (max 6 hours) Night shoot (i.e. engineering hours: 9pm to 5am) Prep / strike
Up to 25 £2,800 £6,000 £7,000 £1,300 per day
26 to 40 £3,500 £7,000 £8,000 £1,500 per day
40 +
Upon negotiation Upon negotiation Upon negotiation Upon negotiation

These rates are non-negotiable and non-refundable.

Crew size 2 hour rate (2 hours between 10am and 4pm) Daily rate (6 hours between 10am until 4pm) Night shoot (6 hours during engineering hours: 9pm to 5am) Prep / strike
up to 10 £300 £900 £1200 plus staff costs Upon negotiation depending on activity
10 +
Upon negotiation Upon negotiation Upon negotiation Upon negotiation
Crew size2 hour rate (2 hours between 10am and 4pm)Daily rate (6 hours between 10am until 4pm)Night shoot (6 hours during engineering hours: 9pm to 5am)Prep / strike
up to 10£350£1050£1300 plus staff costsUpon negotiation depending on activity
10 +
Upon negotiationUpon negotiationUpon negotiationUpon negotiation

Student filmmakers will receive a 50% discount on standard filming charges except on the documentary / drama-doc / short film rate.

A letter must be provided to confirm student status.

Additional staff may be needed to supervise or assist with your shoot. Their time will be charged at the following rates in addition to any location fee.
These staff costs are a standard rate and are non-negotiable.

Electrician £33 per hour
Maintenance £33 per hour
Customer Service Assistant £33 per hour
Shift Station Manager £51 per hour
Commercial Filming Manager £51 per hour
Facilities Manager £64 per hour
Fire Safety Officer £88 per hour
Safety Systems Manager £88 per hour
Security Guard £11 per hour
Over running Productions which over-run will be charged for a second period equivalent to the original, in addition to any staff costs incurred.
Rush hour Productions which run into the rush hour face a surcharge of £3000
Cancellation Fee

All cancellations must be made in writing to the Commercial Filming Manager. Network Rail office hours are 0900 to 1700 Monday to Friday.

The cancellations will be subject to a cancellation fee of 50% of the location fee.

If a cancellation is received with two days or less then the full location fee will be chargeable.

All cancellation fees are exclusive of staff costs which will be added to the final fee.