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The information below summarises the main milestones of the PR13 process and should help you decide when and where you need to get involved.
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- 25 May '11
- 5 July '11
- 25 July '11
- 26 July '11
- 2 Sep '11
- 21 Sep '11
- 23 Sep '11
- By 30 Sep '11
- By 30 Sep '11
- 1 Oct '11
- 14 Oct '11
- 11 Nov '11
- 16 Nov '11
- 18 Nov '11
- 4 Dec '11
- 14 Dec '11
- 9 Jan '12
- 8 Feb '12
- 15 Mar '12
- 1 May '12
- 3 May '12
- 17 May '12
- 18 May '12
- 12 July '12
- 31 July '12
- By 31 July '12
- By 1 Aug '12
- By 1 Aug '12
- 10 Aug '12
- 26 Sep '12
- 28 Sep '12
- 26 Nov '12
- 13 Dec '12
- 18 Dec '12
- 18 Dec '12
- 8 Jan '13
- 11 Jan '13
- 13 Feb '13
- 15 Feb '13
- 19 Feb '13
- 28 Mar '13
- 10 Apr '13
- 12 Jun '13
- Jun '13
- 12 Jul '13
- 4 Sep '13
- 31 Oct '13
- Nov/Dec '13
- Jan/Feb '14
- Jan/Feb '14
- Feb/Mar '14
- By 31 Mar '14
- 1 Apr '14
PR13 first consultation document
On 25 May we published our first PR13 consultation document.
PR13 July consultation events
ORR hosted consultation events on PR13 held in Edinburgh, Cardiff, London and Manchester. Additional dates were 11, 12 and 21 July.
Performance regime workshop
ORR hosted workshop on the Schedule 8 performance regime.
NR efficient expendibure consultation
Online publication of our document on how we will assess Network Rail's efficient expenditure.
First consultation closes
Our first consultation document published on 25 May closes.
NR efficient expenditure workshop
ORR hosted workshop on our document discussing how we should assess Network Rail's efficient expenditure.
ORR hosted workshop on incentives.
Initial industry plans published
The initial industry plans (IIPs) for England & Wales and Scotland are published, setting out the industry’s view on what should be delivered in the next control period and at what cost.
On-rail competition consultation
Initial industry plan views sought
We seek views on the IIPs ( 53 Kb). This will not be a formal consultation, but an opportunity to get any further views before we produce our advice to ministers.
Feedback on NR efficient expenditure
We receive stakeholder feedback on our 26 July 2011 efficient expenditure consultation document.
ORR hosted workshop on Schedule 4 possessions regime
Transport Scotland consultation
Transport Scotland consults on the contract for passenger services and priorities for rail beyond 2014, which will feed into the development of the High-Level Output Specification in Scotland.
Initial industry plan feedback
We receive views on the IIP by this date.
On-rail competition consultation closes
The deadline for comments on our review of the role of open access operators in on-rail competition.
Incentives consultation launched
Consultation on detailed incentives issues and proposals.
PR13 incentives workshop
ORR hosted workshop on the incentives consultation.
Incentives consultation closes
Consultation closes on our consultation on incentives.
Advice to ministers published
We published our ‘advice to ministers’ (for both England & Wales and Scotland) and issued our review initiation notice formally starting PR13.
NR funding framework published
We publish our Financial and incentive framework for CP5, setting out the approach we will be taking on the financial and incentive framework following consultations on these areas in December 2011 and May 2011, along with our conclusions on our consultation on on-rail competition last October.
We consult on exposing train operators to changes in Network Rail's costs at periodic reviews and how our route-based efficiency benefit sharing mechanism should interact with alliancing arrangements.
We consult on the variable usage charge and on a freight-specific charge.
Workshop on track access charges
Workshop on track access charges: cap on variable usage charge and freight-specific charge.
Consultation closes on exposing train operators to changes in Network Rail's costs at periodic reviews and on how our route-based efficiency benefit sharing mechanism should interact with alliancing arrangements.
Our consultation on caps and mark-ups on certain freight track access charges closes.
Secretary of State for Transport and Scottish Ministers publish their high level output specifications (HLOSs) and statement of funds available (SoFAs).
Consultation on detailed financial framework issues
We consult on detailed financial issues concerning Network Rail's financial framework for CP5.
Consultation on outputs and framework of enablers and KPIs
We consult on the outputs Network Rail should be required to deliver, and the wider framework of enablers and monitoring KPIs.
Consultation ends on the variable usage charge and on a freight-specific charge.
Our Consultation on financial issues for Network Rail in CP5 closes.
Our consultation on Network Rail's output framework for 2014-19 closes.
We consult on more detailed issues relating to Schedules 4 and 8 restrictions of use and performance regimes.
We publish our decisions following our consultation on detailed financial issues concerning Network Rail's financial framework.
We consult on the proposals for reforming the volume incentive.
We published our conclusions on aligning incentives to improve efficiency, following our consultation on 3 May 2012.
ORR invites comments on strategic business plan
Network Rail publishes its strategic business plan (SBP). ORR invites stakeholder comments on SBP.
We publish our decisions on caps for freight charges for CP5.
Workshop on strategic business plan
Workshop on Network Rail's strategic business plan.
Biomass consultation launches
ORR consults on a freight specific charge for biomass.
Deadline for comments on Network Rail’s SBP
Stakeholder comments on Network Rail's strategic business plan received by this date.
Biomass consultation closes
Deadline for response to consultation on a freight specific charge for biomass.
We consult on technical issues relating to traction electricity charges.
Draft determination consultation launches
We publish our draft determination.
Strategic regulatory statement
We publish our draft strategic regulatory statement.
Consultation on proposed contractual and licence changes to implement the proposals in our draft determination.
The consultations on our draft determination and proposed contractual and licence change to implement the determination both close.
We publish our final determination and strategic regulatory statement.
Final access charges approved
Final access charges (price lists/charge schedules) are audited and approved by us. Review notices are served which start the formal implementation of PR13. (subsequent dates depend on exactly when the review notices are issued).
Review notices objections deadline
Final point (specific date to be defined) at which objections could be made to our review notices (not less than six weeks from the date of publication of the review notice).
Notice of agreement published
We issue notice of agreement (specific date to be defined).
Implementation notice published
We issue our review implementation notice (specific date to be defined).
NR delivery plan published
Network Rail publishes its delivery plan.
PR13 determination implementation
Implementation of PR13 determination and start of CP5.
This will not be a formal consultation, but an opportunity to get any further views before we produce our advice to ministers