Signalling systems are an essential part of the railway. They keep passengers safe by ensuring trains do not come into conflict with each other and play a key role in freeing up capacity on our congested network.
We carried out a market study into automatic ticket gates (ATGs) and ticket vending machines (TVMs) to review how the markets are working and to ensure the market conditions facilitate competition and innovation.
Following an Office of Rail and Road (ORR) study on the state of the railway signalling market, the rail regulator has today published Network Rail’s response to increase competitiveness and lower costs in the market.
On 29 March 2021, we opened a call for evidence on the proposal by DBC UK to discontinue its disposals policy. The call for evidence closed on 26 April 2021 and four responses were received from industry stakeholders.