Shaw report into Network Rail

These documents relate to the 'Shaw report' on the longer term future shape and financing of Network Rail.

The government has asked Nicola Shaw, Chief Executive of High Speed 1, to advise on the longer term future shape and financing of Network Rail. This was announced in the Summer Budget 2015.

The report team published a scoping report on 12 November 2015 and will publish recommendations in early 2016.


  1. Rail reform: future of the rail network

    • Written statement to Parliament
  2. Rail reform: the Shaw Report

    • Written statement to Parliament
  3. Shaw report: final report and recommendations

    • Independent report
  4. Shaw report: scoping study

    • Consultation outcome
  5. Government reports on Network Rail: publication of terms of reference

    • Correspondence
  6. Shaw report: terms of reference

    • Guidance
Published 12 November 2015
Last updated 16 March 2016 + show all updates
  1. Final Shaw report added.
  2. First published.