Press releases and statements

Our latest press releases and statements and media contact information.

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  • London Underground fined £500,000 for lift shaft fall

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    London Underground Ltd has been fined £500,000 for breaches of health and safety law after a maintenance worker was injured in a disused station at South Kentish Town in 2014.

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  • A new settlement with members: RSSB review complete

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    The rail regulator has recommended that the Rail Safety and Standards Board (RSSB) agrees a new settlement with its members, laying out mutual expectations and obligations.

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  • ORR's half-year assessment of Network Rail

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    The Office of Rail and Road’s (ORR) half-year assessment of Network Rail, published today, identifies steady performance in its overall management of safety and of its assets and an improving picture of delivery against its updated enhancements programme. Significant challenges remain in the delivery of network and financial performance.

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  • ORR's half-year assessment of Network Rail in Scotland

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    The Office of Rail and Road’s (ORR) half-year assessment of Network Rail, published today, identifies steady performance in its overall management of safety and of its assets. Significant challenges remain in the delivery of major projects and network performance.

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  • Rail Regulator supports drive to more devolved decision making

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    The Office of Rail and Road has today confirmed in its initial consultation on the 2018 Periodic Review (PR18), that its regulatory approach will support a greater focus by Network Rail on working with train operators at route level, to deliver more for passengers and freight customers.

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