Market monitoring

Market study into the supply of signalling systems

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Given the impact of the current COVID-19 crisis, we have taken the decision to close the market study at this time. This will allow industry to focus on operational and safety issues during these challenging times.

Review of the rolling stock leasing market competition remedies

28 April 2020
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The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has published its final report outlining its recommendation that there is insufficient justification for recommending the CMA undertake a review of remedies put in place by the Competition Commission to address issues in the rolling stock market.

ORR closes signalling market study due to COVID-19

8 April 2020
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In January 2020, the Office of Rail and Road (ORR) opened a formal study into the UK signalling market in order to explore whether there were any competition issues affecting these important supply chains, and to determine if any action was needed as a result.

Competition work on open access

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We have published our first report on our open access competition monitoring work. This report constitutes our baseline, and we will build on this evidence base over time.

Market review into rail compensation claims companies

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Our market review seeks to better understand the role that claims companies play in Delay Repay compensation claims, and the extent to which their increased participation in the market could impact passengers and train operators.