Economic regulation

Monitoring smart motorways

28 January 2022
We are responsible for monitoring and enforcing the performance and efficiency of National Highways in its delivery of the Smart Motorway Action Plan.

Developing the next Road Investment Strategy (RIS)

21 January 2022
With the constant swirl of news you would be forgiven for missing the Department for Transport’s recent publication of the document which gives the green light to start the development process for the third Road Investment Strategy (‘RIS3' for short).

Improving train performance in the North West and Central Region

12 January 2022
The most important thing to passengers after safety is the punctuality and reliability of trains. In 2018, performance in Network Rail’s North West and Central region (NW&C) deteriorated and failed to substantially recover during 2019.

Asset management independent reports

10 January 2022
Network Rail's network licence includes a condition providing for independent experts (reporters) to be appointed by the network operator (Network Rail), to provide ORR with advice on different aspects of Network Rail’s performance.

Safety on the strategic road network

7 January 2022
Every road death or serious injury on the road network leaves a lasting effect on families, friends as well as those involved in dealing with such incidents.

Periodic review 2023 publications

10 December 2021
All our PR23 publications, including consultations, notices and reports will be added to this page during the review.