Economic regulation consultations

Our economic regulation policy consultations and conclusions.

Network Rail network licence review – Consultation on draft network licence
Last updated: 12 Jul 2018
This consultation provided the text of the draft revised network licence as well as setting out our policy rationale for a small number of specific areas not covered in the June consultation.


Periodic review 2019 (PR19) initial consultation for HS1 Limited
Last updated: 31 Jan 2018
This initial consultation for the periodic review of HS1 Ltd in 2019 (PR19) set out our approach to the periodic review, the proposed timetable, the key inputs required and highlights what ORR anticipates will be the key issues to focus on as the review progresses.


Consultation on new guidance and changes to ORR's economic enforcement policy to reflect Northern Ireland regulations
Last updated: 14 Dec 2017
This was a consultation on draft guidance for the The Railways Infrastructure (Access, Management and Licensing of Railway Undertakings) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016 (the NI Regulations) and proposed changes to our existing economic enforcement policy. This consultation has now concluded.


Changes to ORR’s economic enforcement policy and penalties statement to reflect The Railways (Access, Management and Licensing of Railway Undertakings) Regulations 2016
Last updated: 10 Nov 2017
Our conclusions on changes to our economic enforcement policy and penalties statement to reflect The Railways (Access, Management & Licensing of Railway Undertakings) Regulations 2016.


Consultation on Eurotunnel’s Network Statement
Last updated: 19 Feb 2016
Consultation by the Permanent Service of the Bi-national committee of ARAF and ORR. We invite stakeholders to provide their views to us on any aspect of Eurotunnel’s 2017 Network Statement.


Consultation on improving Schedule 5 of the model freight track access contract
Last updated: 20 Jan 2016
Consultation on some changes we propose to make to Schedule 5 and the associated rights table in the model freight track access contract.


Review of ORR’s economic enforcement policy and penalties statement
Last updated: 9 Dec 2015
This consultation document outlined options around how our policy and relevant processes could be improved.


HS1 Periodic review 2014 (PR14) draft determination - consultation
Last updated: 9 May 2014
Consultation for ORR’s periodic review of HS1 2014 (PR14) draft determination.


ORR's regulation of land disposals by Network Rail
Last updated: 18 Dec 2013
Consultation on the arrangements for regulating Network Rail's land disposals.


Changes to Network Rail's licence
Last updated: 1 Nov 2013
A formal statutory consultation on our updated proposed changes to conditions in Network Rail's network licence.


The first consultation by ORR on the 2014 periodic review of HS1 Ltd (PR14)
Last updated: 16 Apr 2013
This consultation set out the respective roles and objectives of the relevant parties, as well as the legal and contractual basis for our periodic review of High Speed 1 (HS1).


Changing our penalties statement
Last updated: 11 Jun 2012
A consultation on changing our penalties statement.


High level review of track access charges consultation
Last updated: 25 May 2011
A consultation on the high level review of track access charges.


Policy on variable usage charges for modified vehicles
Last updated: 20 May 2011
A consultation on the policy on variable usage charges for modified vehicles.


Schedule 4 sustained planned disruption - defined service group revenue values
Last updated: 5 Apr 2011
A consultation on defined service group revenue values for Schedule 4 sustained planned disruption.