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Our latest news, press releases and statements and blog posts.

This page displays our latest news, press releases and statements and blog posts according to the date in which they were published.

  • Waterloo is top of the stops for Great Britain’s rail stations

    Press releases & statements

    Waterloo has topped the list of Britain’s busiest stations with a total of 99,403,096 entries and exits in 2016/17, the 14th consecutive year it has been the most used station.

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  • Office of Rail and Road Update - November 2017

    Newsletters

    Welcome to ORR's November Newsletter.

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  • King’s Cross 30 years on

    ORR’s blog

    By Ian Prosser, Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Railways.

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  • Southeastern Trains and cleaning company fined £3.6m after worker electrocuted on live rail

    Press releases & statements

    London and Southeastern (LSER) and Wetton Cleaning Services Limited (Wettons) have today been fined £2.5m and £1.1m respectively in a prosecution brought by the Office of Rail and Road, following the death of a cleaner three years ago.

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  • Rail regulator calls for more consistent and reliable travel assistance

    Press releases & statements

    The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has today published research showing that the majority of passengers using travel assistance are satisfied or very satisfied with the help they receive, however more needs to be done to improve the reliability, consistency and awareness of assistance available.

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