Consultation outcome

ORR investigation into the carriage of freight by rail

This consultation has concluded

Detail of outcome

As a result of responses to this consultation, Freightliner’s commitments were modified and a further consultation was launched on 19 November 2015. A final decision was taken on 18 December 2015.

Original consultation

Summary

The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) is consulting on commitments in its investigation into the carriage of freight by rail.

This consultation was held on another website.

This consultation ran from
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Consultation description

The ORR invites views on commitments proposed by Freightliner Group Limited and Freightliner Limited (Freightliner) to address ORR’s competition concerns.

This commitments proposal follows an ORR investigation under the Competition Act 1998 into Freightliner’s arrangements with its customers for the provision of Deep Sea Container rail transport services between certain ports and key inland destinations in Great Britain.

More information can be found on the ORR’s website.

Documents

Notice of proposal to accept commitments and invitation to comment

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Annex 1: Proposed commitments

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Published 3 September 2015
Last updated 22 September 2015 + show all updates
  1. Consultation closing date changed to 1 October 2015.
  2. First published.