Consultation outcome

Renewing the rail network: improving efficiency

This consultation has concluded

Detail of outcome

Responses to this consultation on improving the efficiency of rail network renewals were published in September 2017. The results of this consultation fed into work to deliver the statement of funds available (SoFA) for England, Wales and Scotland in October 2017.

Original consultation


Seeks views on what Network Rail, Office of Rail and Road and wider industry should change to improve efficiency of rail network renewals.

This consultation was held on another website.

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Consultation description

Consultation asking for views on how to improve current rail network renewal levels.

Network Rail’s efficiency in renewing the rail network is crucial to the value for money that:

  • passengers
  • freight users
  • taxpayers

get from the railway. This efficiency has fallen in recent years.

Published 21 July 2017