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Red tape slashed for investors and builders as Britain’s railways open for business: Network Rail is making it easier for other organisations to invest in and build on the railway

Red tape slashed for investors and builders as Britain’s railways open for business

Thursday 7 Mar 2019
  • To encourage investment from the private sector and other organisations, Network Rail has implemented new initiatives to make it easier and more commercially attractive
  • Sweeping reforms investors and builders will benefit from include; new service level commitments, customer satisfaction surveys, clarity about the risks involved, and revised standards to reduce both complexity and cost, and to encourage innovation
  • Other changes include publishing a list of opportunities for third parties to invest in, recruiting business development teams, allowing other organisations to compete for work Network Rail would traditionally deliver, and implementing a national framework providing consistency for teams working by the railway

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