Price controls

Benchmarking of Network Rail’s costs

15 March 2021
This page presents our cost benchmarking analysis of Network Rail's costs. It covers the analysis we undertook in different periodic reviews as well as reports we produced as part of our regular monitoring of Network Rail’s cost performance.

Roles and responsibilities for enhancements in CP6

18 March 2019
Consultation on roles and responsibilities for Network Rail's enhancements work in Control Period 6 (CP6) as this will be treated differently to operations, maintenance and renewals expenditure in the Periodic Review 2018 (PR18).

Contingency arrangements for a delay to the statutory implementation of PR18

26 November 2018
A delay to implementation might arise if, for example, Network Rail decided to object to our PR18 review notices (to be issued on 20 December 2018). This might lead to us referring our final determination to the Competition & Markets Authority (CMA). As track access charges for CP5 will expire on 31 March 2019, a delay to implementation would mean that Network Rail would quickly run out of funding