Press releases and statements

Our latest press releases and statements and media contact information.

Our press releases and statements are listed according to the year in which they were published.

This page includes the most recent five.

Date: Subject:
  • Statement on train timetabling issues

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    ORR's Chief Executive, Joanna Whittington said:

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  • Change to the ORR Board

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    ORR Non Executive Board Member, David Franks, has tendered his resignation with immediate effect having accepted a new role as CEO of Keolis Downer.  David is currently Chief Executive of Iarnrod Eireann (Irish Rail).

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  • Statement: South Western Railway (SWR) – compliance with Condition 4 of the Passenger Licence and GB Statement of National Regulatory Provisions: Passenger

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    The provision of information about rail services to enable passengers to plan or make their journeys with a reasonable degree of assurance is a requirement of Condition 4 of both the Passenger Licence and GB Statement of National Regulatory Provisions: Passenger.

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  • Rail Regulator sets out its intention to require rail companies to join a new rail ombudsman

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    The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has today set out its intention to require all rail companies to participate in the rail ombudsman scheme currently being developed by the Rail Delivery Group in response to discussions led by the Department for Transport.

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  • ORR organises Croydon tram safety summit

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    The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has called a special meeting to discuss how the tram industry will move forward following the Croydon tram crash in November 2016.

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