2014 news and announcements

All press releases and statements from January to December 2014 are shown below. Other press releases and statements are available under their relevant year.

Date: Subject:
  • Regulator urges rail passengers to claim compensation for travel disruption

    Press releases & statements

    The Office of Rail Regulation (ORR) is today urging all passengers who have been affected by significant travel disruption to claim the compensation they are entitled to.

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  • ORR publishes latest data on Network Rail’s performance for April-October 2014

    Press releases & statements

    The Office of Rail Regulation (ORR) today published the latest Network Rail performance data and analysis covering April-October 2014.

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  • ORR publishes latest data on Network Rail’s performance in Scotland between April-October 2014

    Press releases & statements

    The Office of Rail Regulation (ORR) today published the latest Network Rail performance data and analysis for Scotland covering April-October 2014.

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  • Train driver receives prison sentence for ignoring safety systems

    Press releases & statements

    Former First Capital Connect train driver, Scott Walford, has received a three-month suspended prison sentence and been ordered to pay costs of £500, after he ignored warnings and safety systems on the Cambridge to London train he was driving – placing passengers and staff on board in great danger. On 7 November, Mr Walford pleaded guilty following a prosecution brought by the Office of Rail Regulation (ORR) for a breach in health and safety law in October 2013.

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  • BAM Nuttall fined £140,000 for crushing construction worker under six tonne concrete and steel beam

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    BAM Nuttall Ltd has been fined £140,000 and ordered to pay costs of £42,700 following a prosecution by the Office of Rail Regulation (ORR). The company pleaded guilty to breaching health and safety law in December 2010, during the replacement of a South London railway bridge, and causing a construction worker to suffer life changing injuries.

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