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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.

  • Office of Rail and Road Update - February 2017

    Newsletters

    We begin this month’s edition of our newsletter with the announcement that Joanna Whittington has been confirmed in her appointment as Chief Executive Officer at ORR following an open public competition. The appointment is effective immediately.

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  • Joanna Whittington confirmed as Office of Rail and Road CEO

    Press releases & statements

    Joanna Whittington has been confirmed in her appointment as Chief Executive Officer at the Office of Rail and Road (ORR) following an open public competition. The appointment is effective immediately.

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  • Rail Regulator calls for ticket machine price guarantee

    Press releases & statements

    The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) is calling on train operators to refund passengers after its new research showed that overall 1 in 5 mystery shoppers selected a more expensive ticket than necessary or were at risk of a penalty fare when using a ticket machine.

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  • Getting plans for our strategic roads in a good shape

    ORR’s blog

    By Peter Antolik, Director, Highways.

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  • ORR seeks improvement on Highways England’s capital planning, asset management and data reporting

    Press releases & statements

    The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has today released its Update on Highways England’s capital planning and asset management, outlining Highways England’s progress in developing better plans for maintaining and improving the motorways and main A roads. It highlights areas where ORR expects further improvement, including Highways England’s management of the condition of roads.

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