Press releases and statements

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  • Independent Advisory Panel members announced for ORR Timetable Inquiry

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    Dame Deirdre Hutton, Mike Brown MVO, Anne Heal and Michael Beswick have been appointed as the expert panel of advisers for the Office of Rail and Road (ORR) Inquiry into the widespread disruption suffered on the railway after the introduction of the May 2018 timetable.

  • ORR launches Independent Inquiry into May timetable disruption

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    The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has today formally launched its Independent Inquiry into the recent and widespread timetable disruption suffered on the railway and published its Terms of Reference.

  • ORR sets out its views on Network Rail’s plans for Scotland

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    The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has today published its assessment of Network Rail’s plans to spend £4bn in Scotland over the next five years (known as Control Period 6 or CP6).

  • Regulator calls for Network Rail to spend more on reliability and safety in the next five years

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    Rail Regulator, the Office of Rail and Road (ORR), has today set out its initial view of Network Rail’s five year plans to spend more than £34bn (£30bn in England and Wales and £4bn in Scotland) to 2024 (known as Control Period 6 or CP6).

  • GTR's response to issues raised over ‘Pit Stop’ document

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    The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has today published GTR’s response to the concerns raised following the recent publication in the media of GTR’s ‘Pit Stop’ document.