ORR’s blog

Our thoughts and insights into the work that we are doing across the railway industry as a joint economic and safety regulator and as highways monitor.

The rail regulator's blog

  • Making our railways safer

    ORR’s blog

    Ian Prosser, director, railway safetyAs director of health and safety and HM chief inspector of railways, I lead a team of inspectors who spend most of their time out and about on the railways. We work with Network Rail, train operators and others from across the industry to help make Britain's railways safer whether you are travelling or working on them. Inspectors have been doing this for quite a while – 175 years next year.

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  • Predict and prevent in practice – Richard Price

    ORR’s blog

    Richard Price, chief executive at ORRWelcome to the new ORR blog. One of the privileges of being chief executive is that I get the first crack at writing a blog entry. I want to use this to give you a better insight into what people at ORR do and why - working across the industry to ensure an efficient, effective and safe railway for everyone.

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