Network Rail announced today, Wednesday 7 December, that Professor Peter Hansford is to chair an independent review into all barriers that prevent alternative project delivery models.

The announcement follows a speech last week by chief executive Mark Carne where he pledged his commitment to removing any barriers to competition in all elements of delivering projects.

Network Rail’s full press release can be read here.

https://www.networkrail.co.uk/feeds/competition-and-contestability-review-to-be-chaired-by-professor-peter-hansford/

 

A PDF copy of the announcement is also available (via The Railway Industry Association).