Rail publications

You can access all our current publications, notices, correspondence, research studies and the public register in this section.

You can access all our current publications, notices, correspondence, research studies and the public register in this section. For older publications please visit the National Archives.

Latest publications

  • Annual report and accounts 2016-17

    Our annual report summarises the key activities and events of the reporting year against the framework of objectives set out in our business plan.

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  • Regulatory accounts

    Network Rail’s regulatory accounts provide information on Network Rail’s financial performance on a regulatory basis.

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  • Route-level efficiency benefit sharing (REBS) mechanism

    The route level efficiency benefit sharing (REBS) mechanism will encourage Network Rail and train operators (passenger and freight) to work together and allow both to share in Network Rail’s efficiency gains or losses on an annual basis. REBS is designed to strengthen the alignment of incentives between Network Rail and train operators in order to support greater co-operation to drive down industry costs.

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  • Risk Management Maturity Model (RM3)

    RM3 defines what excellence in risk management looks like and allows organisations to assure themselves that their risk management system is operating to an adequate standard.

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  • Witness information leaflet - how we investigate incidents pdf icon PDF, 210 Kb

    Leaflet for those asked to be a witness for the Office of Rail Regulation, intended to answer any questions you might have and provide guidance on why we conduct investigations, how we gather information and evidence, and how you might be asked to help.

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