Working at ORR

We have nearly 300 highly skilled professionals located in Birmingham, Bristol, Glasgow, London, Manchester and York. We offer challenging careers in all kinds of areas such as: railway engineering, safety inspection, policy development, economics, competition, communications, information management, legal services, administration, facilities, human resources, finance and business management.

Working at ORR

This exciting mix of skills, backgrounds and levels of experience creates a real 'can-do' environment. In our own unique and diverse ways, we're all passionate about promoting safety and value in Britain's railways and we have the autonomy and opportunity to successfully achieve our priorities.

Collaborative working in the rail industry is more important than ever. We need individuals who gain strength and inspiration from the views of others, and can challenge them in a positive way.


The kind of people who go beyond the rulebook in search of the best results; who can help us regulate with intelligence and flair. Find out more about your journey at ORR

Types of careers at ORR:

  • Railway engineering and/or management
  • Railway safety inspection
  • Policy development
  • Economics
  • Competition
  • Communications (media, campaigns and digital)
  • Information management
  • Legal services
  • Administration and secretarial
  • Facilities management and operations
  • Human resources
  • Finance
  • Business management.