2017 news and announcements

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  • Companies fined total of £965,000 after painter falls through waiting room roof

    Press releases & statements

    BAM Nuttall and McNealy Brown were fined £900,000 and £65,000 respectively after they admitted failing to put proper procedures and safeguards in place to prevent painter Paul Welstead falling through a ceiling into a passenger waiting room.

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  • ORR statement on route-level efficiency benefit sharing (REBS) mechanism payments 2016-17

    Press releases & statements

    We have today published the payments due between Network Rail and the twelve train operators participating in the route-level efficiency benefit sharing mechanism (REBS) for 2016-17. The payments are shown in the table below.

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  • Network Rail fined £733,000 following ORR prosecution for freight train derailment

    Press releases & statements

    Network Rail Infrastructure Limited has today been fined £733,000 at Bristol Crown Court for failing to undertake adequate maintenance to prevent the derailment of a freight train near Gloucester in October 2013.

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  • ORR launches market study into ticket vending machines and automatic ticket gates

    Press releases & statements

    The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has today launched a market study into the supply of ticket vending machines and automatic ticket gates.

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  • National Rail Conditions of Travel

    Press releases & statements

    Passengers will benefit from a greater clarity about their rights when they are delayed, as train companies prepare to change the National Rail Conditions of Travel (NRCoT) on 11 March.

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