Freedom of Information (FOI)

Nuclear Transport Solutions is part of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA). NDA is subject to the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act 2000. 

The Act places requirements on public authorities, such as NDA, relating to the provision and disclosure of information. It enables anyone to request information and to be given that information, subject to certain exemptions.  

If you would like information from Nuclear Transport Solutions and you haven’t been able to find it on this website you can fill in a Request for Information Form.

NTS’s publication scheme sets out the categories of information we publish and explains how to access that information. This is set out below. 

Our publication scheme

Nuclear Transport Solutions is part of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) an executive non-departmental public body, sponsored by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy. 

Nuclear Transport Solutions (NTS) is a joint trading name of International Nuclear Services Ltd (Company Registration No. 1144352) and Direct Rail Services Ltd (Company Registration No. 03020822), whose registered office is Herdus House, Westlakes Science & Technology Park, Moor Row, Cumbria CA24 3HU. 

You can find out more about us or contact us for further information.

Roles and responsibilities

Information about the NTS Board and Executive Team can be found on our leadership team page.

Relevant legislation 

Energy Act 2004 

Information relating to organisations with which we work in partnership: 

Memoranda of Understanding between NDA and: 

  • Health and Safety Executive 
  • Environment Agency 
  • Office for Civil Nuclear Security (OCNS) 

What we spend and how we spend it

Information on expenditure, including income statements and financial audit reports are held within our Annual Report and Accounts: 

Procurement and tendering procedures 

Commercial pipelines provide a forward look of potential commercial activity within a department. The information presented is for reference only and reflects the Nuclear Transport Solutions anticipated procurement pipeline.

Nuclear Transport Solutions makes no commitment that:

  • the requirements identified in these tables will be procured
  • the annual value of any contract will be as stated
  • the timing of any future procurement exercises will be as stated

The sourcing route for any subsequent procurement has not been determined, for example it could be via frameworks managed by Crown Commercial Services (CCS) or open competitions.

Nuclear Transport Solutions cannot guarantee that these opportunities will be available to all suppliers.

Procurement pipeline – Download

The Procurement Bill will reform existing procurement rules and will apply to all public bodies including NDA Group companies such as NTS (INS and DRS).

You can read more about the changes in this pdf document.

What our priorities are and how we are doing

Our Annual Report and Accounts sets out our financial performance from the previous year. 
In addition we report on our performance and progress each year in the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority Annual Report and Accounts 

The news section of this website provides regular updates on our progress. 

Our Policies and Procedures 

Current written protocols for delivering NTS’s functions and responsibilities are being updated and will be added to this website in due course. 

Existing INS corporate documents can be found here: 

Gender Pay Gap Report

NTS voluntarily publishes its Gender Pay Gap reports. They can be found here: 

Disability, Mental Health and Wellbeing Report 2023

GDPR Compliance Statement 

If you are a data subject (or a potential data subject e.g. a candidate applying for a position with the company) and want further information regarding how your personal data is handled/processed in line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), then please contact the International Nuclear Services Ltd (INS) Data Protection Officer or a member of the Data Protection Officer Function Team via the following email address: