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.

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  • ORR starts quinquennial review of RSSB

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    The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has this week been invited to begin a review of the RSSB, an exercise that takes place every five years.

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  • Regulator reports on rail companies’ work for passengers

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    The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has today reported for the first time on how the rail industry is meeting its obligations to provide accurate and timely information, help disabled passengers, manage complaints and comply with consumer law.

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  • A safer, more efficient and better performing railway

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    Rail passengers and freight customers need a safe, reliable and efficient railway. Our role is to support the rail industry to deliver this and to ensure that every pound of the public’s money is well spent.

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  • Rail regulator approves future new passenger services on the East Coast Main Line

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    The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has today announced it has approved applications from Virgin Trains East Coast and FirstGroup for new train services travelling on the East Coast Main Line (ECML) between London and Edinburgh.

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  • ORR lifts Prohibition Notice on West Coast Railways

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    The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has today lifted the Prohibition Notice on the West Coast Railway Company (WCRC) which we served on 17 February 2016.

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