Holding Network Rail to account

Holding Network Rail to account

Body
How we will hold Network Rail (including routes, the System Operator (SO), and other relevant business units) to account against the network licence.

ORR Annual Assessment: Network Rail making a good start to five-year plan but performance concerns remain

2 July 2020
Body
Network Rail has saved more than £385 million in the first year of the new control period 6 (CP6) as it looks to deliver £3.5 billion of efficiency savings over the next five years, however passenger and freight performance varied by region, according to figures contained in the 2019-20 annual assessment of Network Rail published by the Office of Rail and Road (ORR) today (2 July).

Consultation on ORR’s Holding Network Rail to account policy

Body
In November 2018, we published a consultation on a new regulatory policy for holding Network Rail to account for delivery of the commitments in our determination, and the obligations in its network licence. This new policy replaces the existing economic enforcement policy for Network Rail and comes into effect for the start of Control Period 6.

ORR takes formal action against Network Rail to deliver improved performance

29 November 2018
Body
Passengers rely on both Network Rail and train operators to deliver performance but the role of the Office of Rail and Road (ORR) is to examine Network Rail's contribution. As such, ORR has today taken action against Network Rail to require improvements in its capability to deliver better performance.