Periodic review 2018 (PR18)

This section includes information about the 2018 periodic review (PR18) of Network Rail's outputs and funding for control period 6 (2019-24).

Periodic reviews are one of the principal mechanisms by which ORR holds Network Rail to account, and secures value for money for users and funders of the railway.

About PR18

Our assessment of what Network Rail must achieve from 2019 to 2024.

Keep in touch

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PR18 publications

We've published our Schedule 8 recalibration decision letters, sent to passenger train operating companies (TOCs) and freight train operating companies (FOCs).

PR18 consultations

A complete list of our PR18 consultations in date order.

Workshops, events and working groups

Details of the workshops and stakeholder events we have organised in relation to the periodic review 2018 (PR18).

Timetable and process

The timetable, process and explanatory of the PR18's key elements.


Key areas of focus for each project. You can also find contact details of the project lead.


This page contains our periodic review 2018 (PR18) glossary, explaining terms used in PR18 documents, and other explanatory documents.