2016 blogs

A list of our blogs in 2016.

  • Improving health and safety on our railway

    ORR’s blog

    Great Britain’s railway is safer than it has ever been before.

  • ORR’s Business Plan for 2016-17

    ORR’s blog

    Joanna Whittington, Chief Executive, announces publication of our 2016/17 Business Plan.

  • ORR acts to help rail passengers get compensation for train delays

    ORR’s blog

    The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has looked at how train operators tell their passengers about compensation schemes, and how easy it is for passengers to claim compensation payments for train delays.  We met with all train operators and reviewed their claims processes, websites and social media content.

  • Super-complaint update

    ORR’s blog

    ORR’s Deputy Director for Consumers, Stephanie Tobyn, is leading ORR’s response to Which?’s super-complaint on rail passenger compensation and gives an update.

  • Benchmarking Highways England

    ORR’s blog

    We are coming to the end of the first year for the Office of Rail and Road (ORR) as the Highways Monitor and for Highways England in its role as steward of the English Strategic Road Network (SRN). In that time, ORR’s Highways team has built up a good feel for how Highways England is performing against the obligations and targets in the Road Investment Strategy.