Network Rail reclassification: Memorandum of Understanding

Setting out the implications of the Office for National Statistics' decision to reclassify Network Rail to the public sector.

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The Network Rail framework agreement was drafted on the basis of this memorandum of understanding.


Memorandum of Understanding between the Department for Transport and Network Rail

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The independent Office for National Statistics has announced its intention to reclassify Network Rail to the public sector from 1 September 2014. This Memorandum of Understanding sets out the implications of this decision for the relationship between Network Rail and government prior to the new classification taking effect.

Published 17 December 2013