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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 - December 2016

    Newsletters

    Welcome to the second edition of our monthly stakeholder newsletter, as we keep you up to date with the latest news from the Office of Rail and Road.

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  • Office of Rail and Road sets out its approach to monitoring road investment

    Press releases & statements

    The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has today published its approach to the second Road Investment Strategy (RIS2), in which it highlights a range of issues for consideration by the Department for Transport (DfT) and Highways England.

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  • ORR’s statement on driver only operation

    Press releases & statements

    An ORR spokesperson said:

    "Trains with doors operated by drivers (known in the industry as ‘Driver Only Operation’) have been in operation in Great Britain for more than 30 years. ORR has scrutinised this approach, and our inspectors are satisfied that with suitable equipment, proper procedures and competent staff in place, it is a safe method of working."

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  • Good health is good for business

    ORR’s blog

    By Dr Claire Dickinson, ORR Occupational Health Programme Manager

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  • Waterloo remains the top stop for Britain’s rail passengers

    Press releases & statements

    Waterloo continues to top the list of Britain’s busiest stations with almost 100 million journeys in 2015/16.

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