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 calls on industry to improve competition and innovation in the markets for ticket gates and ticket vending machines

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    The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has today announced that it will press industry to improve competition, value and innovation in automatic ticket gates (ATGs) and ticket vending machines (TVMs).

  • ORR Chair announced

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

  • ORR requires action by Network Rail over timetabling failures

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    The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has required Network Rail to take four actions immediately to improve services for passengers after an investigation found systemic failings in the company’s general management of timetable changes. This contributed to massive disruption in May for many passengers.

  • Kier fined £600,000 following concrete block building site injury

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    Kier Infrastructure was today fined £600,000 after being convicted of one offence under the Health and Safety at Work etc Act.

  • Workers are key to ensuring Britain's railways remain safe

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    The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has today published its Annual Report on Health and Safety Performance which reveals that Britain’s railways remain safe, but highlights that the industry must focus on supporting its staff to ensure passengers travel safely in coming years.