2015 news and announcements

All press releases and statements from January to December 2015 are shown below. Other press releases and statements are available under their relevant year.

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  • ORR announces senior management change

    Press releases & statements

    The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) today announced that Richard Price will be stepping down as its chief executive in early 2016. Richard joined ORR in 2011 on a five-year fixed term appointment to its board.

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  • ORR statement in response to Which? passenger compensation super-complaint

    Press releases & statements

    The Office of Rail and Road’s response after receiving a super-complaint from Which? requesting a review of rail passenger compensation arrangements and practices within the industry when train services are delayed. Over the next 90 days, we’ll examine and test the evidence to determine whether the complaint requires further action.

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  • DfT press release - Transport Secretary appoints Chair of Office of Rail and Road

    Press releases & statements

    The Department for Transport (DfT) and The Rt Hon Patrick McLoughlin MP have today issued the following press release.

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  • Glasgow Central still the most used station in Scotland

    Press releases & statements

    Glasgow Central remains the most heavily used station in Scotland, clocking almost 29 million passenger entries and exits last year – an increase of over 1.8m (or 7%) compared to 2013-14, according to latest Estimates of Station Usage data published today by the Office of Rail and Road.

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  • Cardiff Central most heavily used station in Wales

    Press releases & statements

    Cardiff Central remains the most-used station in Wales, clocking over 11 million passenger entries and exits last year – an increase of almost 200,000 (or 2%) compared to 2013-14, reveals data published today by the Office of Rail and Road.

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