Statement on ORR Chair

4 January 2018

ORR Chair Stephen Glaister has agreed to a request from the Secretary of State to continue in role for a further 12 months, to the end of 2018.

This will provide continuity of leadership in ORR during the completion of the current periodic review of Network Rail (PR18), which is due to be published in October 2018.

The Secretary of State intends to appoint a new Chair to ORR to start work in 2019.