Network Rail: Fixed Penalties

Department for Transport written question – answered on 5th March 2018.

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Photo of Priti Patel Priti Patel Conservative, Witham

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how much in financial penalties and claw backs has been incurred by Network Rail for performance-related matters and paid to each train operator in each of the last five years.

Photo of Jo Johnson Jo Johnson Minister of State (Department for Education) (Universities and Science) (Joint with the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy), Minister of State (Department for Transport), Minister of State (London)

The financial penalties and clawbacks incurred by Network Rail for performance-related matters are set by the rail regulator through track access contracts. These are referred to as ‘Schedule 4’ and ‘Schedule 8’, the relevant sections of the Track Access Agreement.

The table below sets out how much has been paid to each operator over the past four years. Data is only readily available in this format for the past four years. All figures are in millions of pounds.

2017

2016

2015

2014

Schedule 4

Schedule 8

Schedule 4

Schedule 8

Schedule 4

Schedule 8

Schedule 4

Schedule 8

Abellio East Anglia/Greater Anglia

1.7

13.0

9.6

4.8

11.7

8.9

11.3

1.8

Serco Sleeper

0.3

(0.5)

0.5

0.1

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

Scotrail

26.7

(0.1)

2.5

2.1

4.6

2.8

3.8

1.8

Heathrow Express

0.1

0.9

0.0

0.8

0.1

0.5

0.0

0.6

Virgin West Coast

31.2

(4.4)

42.0

5.6

27.2

9.2

7.5

28.9

Chiltern

1.7

1.4

4.8

(0.0)

7.4

0.3

0.1

0.2

Merseyrail

10.2

0.3

0.5

0.3

0.3

0.3

3.7

(0.2)

Southern (became part of Govia in 2016)

(0.0)

(0.0)

4.2

1.8

32.6

27.6

25.1

22.8

Arriva Trains Wales

2.0

1.3

2.3

1.1

3.8

1.0

3.0

1.9

South West Trains

14.4

32.7

17.1

14.5

16.2

13.7

11.9

13.5

London Underground

1.1

0.6

0.5

0.1

0.4

0.1

0.1

0.5

Trans Pennine

3.9

0.8

6.4

3.8

4.3

1.8

3.0

1.9

C2C

2.2

0.8

2.9

(0.5)

2.6

0.1

2.8

0.4

Hull Trains

0.0

1.1

(0.0)

0.6

0.6

(0.2)

0.0

1.5

Northern

19.6

2.8

19.5

3.6

8.4

1.5

9.5

0.9

Great Western

21.9

24.2

26.6

4.6

24.6

19.2

29.6

37.1

Govia/First Capital Connect

28.9

42.2

29.4

27.4

11.7

8.1

7.0

14.8

South Eastern

17.8

28.5

30.1

20.1

12.9

9.4

4.5

12.4

Grand Central

0.0

0.8

(0.2)

0.7

0.2

0.0

0.0

0.3

Arriva Rail London/London Overground

16.6

1.1

5.3

0.7

6.2

1.4

3.1

1.3

East Midlands

9.6

14.4

8.8

9.5

9.5

11.0

10.7

11.3

London Midland

5.1

(4.1)

5.0

0.8

8.6

0.1

3.3

5.3

Cross Country

13.3

3.9

9.7

2.8

12.8

1.6

10.3

11.2

Virgin East Coast/East Coast

25.1

15.5

19.5

5.3

28.6

(15.0)

31.6

19.4

MTR Crossrail

4.8

0.4

1.6

(0.5)

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

Total

258.0

177.9

248.8

110.1

235.3

103.3

182.0

189.6

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