Press releases and statements

Our latest press releases and statements and media contact information.

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  • Regulator to lead independent inquiry into May timetable problems

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    The Secretary of State for Transport has today announced that ORR will undertake an inquiry, led by ORR Chair Stephen Glaister, into May 2018 timetable implementation.

  • French and British rail regulatory bodies publish opinions on the 2019 Network Statement of Eurotunnel

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    The Office of Rail and Road ("ORR") and Autorité de Régulation des Activités Ferroviaires et Routières ("Arafer") are the responsible bodies for the regulation of the Channel Fixed Link. Both organisations have published today their opinions on Eurotunnel's 2019 Network Statement.

  • South Devon Railway fined £40,000 after boy falls through missing toilet floor

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    South Devon Railway Trust has today been fined £40,000 by Newton Abbot Magistrates' Court after they admitted putting passengers at risk by failing to adequately bar entry to a toilet cubicle which was missing its floor.

  • Network Rail found guilty following level crossing accident

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    Network Rail was today found guilty of one offence under the Health and Safety at Work Act.

  • ORR requires train companies to improve information to passengers on changes to the timetable

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    The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has this week written to train companies requiring urgent improvements in how they keep passengers informed of train timetable changes.