Latest news

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.

  • ORR leads the way on health and safety management

    ORR’s blog

    By John Gillespie, Deputy Director of Policy, Strategy and Planning, Railway Safety.

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  • Court upholds ORR decision on Crossrail charges

    Press releases & statements

    As the independent regulator for the UK’s railways, we have a statutory role in ensuring charges to run trains on relevant networks are underpinned by evidence and comply with legal requirements.

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  • Rock of Ages: A visit to the historic Bardon Hill Quarry

    ORR’s blog

    By Peter Antolik, Director, Highways.

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  • Office of Rail and Road Update - April 2017

    Newsletters

    Our newly-published Business Plan sets out our priorities for the next year. We have listened to feedback and contributions from the industry, consumer representative groups and from Network Rail and Highways England, and this is reflected in our priorities and programme of work for 2017.

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  • Rail Regulator publishes principles for driver controlled operation

    Press releases & statements

    The Office of Rail and Road has today published safety principles it expects train companies to follow when rolling out and managing Driver Controlled Operation (DCO).

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