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Sir Peter Hendy report: re-planning of Network Rail’s investment programme

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Seeks views on the report from Sir Peter Hendy on the re-planning of Network Rail’s investment programme.

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Consultation description

The Department for Transport is seeking views on Sir Peter Hendy’s re-plan report about putting the rail upgrade programme on a more realistic and sustainable footing.

The Transport Secretary is minded to accept Sir Peter Hendy’s report, subject to a period of consultation to ensure:

  • the most efficient and effective plan is executed
  • maximum value is derived from the plan for passengers, freight users and taxpayers

All responses will be considered before the Transport Secretary reaches a decision on whether to accept Sir Peter Hendy’s plans for re-profiling the rail enhancements portfolio.

Background to the Hendy review

Sir Peter Hendy’s re-plan report was published on 25 November 2015. The terms of reference for the review were published on 10 September 2015.


Network Rail's investment programme: the Hendy report consultation

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Published 21 January 2016