- Strategy & policy
Strategy and policy
The rail industry exists to meet the needs of its customers and the public policy objectives of its funders.
Our long-term vision for the mainline railway industry is a partnership of Network Rail, operators, suppliers and funders working together to meet the needs of passengers and freight customers and deliver a safe, high performing, efficient and developing railway.
Our strategy focuses on how we; as the independent economic and safety regulator, will help the industry to meet these challenges and achieve a better public interest outcome.
This section contains our latest corporate strategy.
We have a health and safety strategy for the railways that sets our vision and priorities as a combined economic and safety regulator.
This section contains our recent business plans.
ORR is funded through a combination of licence fees and a railway safety levy. This section contains more details on our funding.
We are committed to consistency and transparency in our decision-making as set out in our corporate strategy 2009-14. We are therefore adopting the use of impact assessments as a means to improve the way we undertake this commitment.
Engagement with the industry and with related bodies is critical to successful regulation. This section details our recent activities in engaging wth our stakeholders. You may also wish to see our consultations section.