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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. Her scoping document can be found here.
Network Rail is working closely with the Shaw review team and you can
see our summary response document here.
Our Network and Route Specifications describe the capability and use of each of our routes and explain our plans for improving the railway.
Read our Network Specifications
Using public funds effectively to develop an enhanced rail network for you can be a complicated task. We create a delivery plan every five years to map out how to do this, and update progress yearly.
Read our Control Period 5 enhancements delivery plan 2014-19Read our Control Period 5 delivery plan 2014-19Read about our strategic business plans 2014-19
Network Rail is investing £38 billion in the biggest programme of railway modernisation since Victorian times.For a variety of reasons, the cost and timescales on a small number of the projects due to take place during 2014 – 2019 have increased beyond expectation.
The Enhancements Improvement Programme sets out how Network Rail is changing its approach to the development and delivery of projects to ensure the rail industry doesn’t face similar problems in future.
Our Sustainability update summarises our progress in 2014-15 and sets out our plans for the future.
Read our Sustainability Update
Our weather resilience and climate change adaptation plans were published on 30 September 2014.
Read our weather resilience reports
Find out about our work in 2014-15 to improve the experience of everyone who uses the railway.
Annual Report and Accounts
Our long term planning process takes local stakeholder views into account. We publishdraft market and route studies for consultation before publishing final documents.
Our Route Utilisation Strategies explain how we propose improving the network.