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 takes formal action against Network Rail to deliver improved performance

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    Passengers rely on both Network Rail and train operators to deliver performance but the role of the Office of Rail and Road (ORR) is to examine Network Rail’s contribution. As such, ORR has today taken action against Network Rail to require improvements in its capability to deliver better performance.

  • ORR’s changed approach to holding Network Rail to account will benefit passengers and other railway users

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    Beginning today, and running until January 25th, the Office of Rail and Road (ORR) is consulting on a new regulatory policy for holding Network Rail to account for the benefit of passengers and other railway users.

  • ORR reviews rail compensation claims companies

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    The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has today launched a market review into the role played by Delay Repay claims companies in helping passengers claim compensation when journeys are delayed, and, in helping train operators deal with claims more efficiently.

  • ORR consults on wide-ranging proposals to make the railway more accessible for all

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    The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has today published proposals significantly revising guidance for train and station operators to make the railway more accessible for all.

  • ORR approves £35bn plans to boost Britain’s railway reliability and timetabling

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    The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has today set out its final determination on Network Rail’s *£35bn plans (£31bn in England and Wales and £4bn in Scotland) to make Britain’s railway more reliable and focused on passengers’ needs. The plans cover the five years from 1 April 2019, known as Control Period 6 (CP6).