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.

This page includes the most recent five.

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  • Positive steps towards a more consumer-focused rail retail industry

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    The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) today concluded its review of the rail retail market, which focused on how tickets are sold to passengers.

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  • Transport Secretary appoints three new non-executive directors to join the board of the Office of Rail and Road

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    As announced by the Department for Transport, Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has appointed three new non-executive directors to join the board of the Office of Rail and Road (ORR), the independent body which regulates Britain’s railways and monitors Highways England.

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  • Network Rail fined £4million for Suffolk level crossing fatality

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    Network Rail has been fined £4million for breaches of health and safety law which led to a fatality at Gipsy Lane pedestrian level crossing near Needham Market, Suffolk, in 2011.

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  • Network Rail fined for not complying with electrical safety order

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    Network Rail has been fined £70,000 for failing to comply with an Improvement Notice issued by the Office of Rail and Road (ORR). The Improvement Notice required electrical cabinets on the railway to be made safe, reducing the risk of passengers and other members of the public being exposed to live 650V electrical equipment.

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  • HS1 performing on target: ORR’s Annual Report on HS1 Ltd released today

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    Office of Rail and Road (ORR) today released its annual report on HS1 Ltd for the period 2015-16. HS1 Ltd has a 30-year concession to operate and maintain the railway between St Pancras and the Channel Tunnel.

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