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Our latest news, press releases and statements and blog posts.

This page displays our latest news, press releases and statements and blog posts according to the date in which they were published.

  • Office of Rail and Road Update - August 2020

    Newsletters

    Welcome to our August newsletter.

  • ORR Five Year Assessment: Highways England achieves targets but improvements must continue

    Press releases & statements

    Highways England has delivered the majority of its commitments and made good progress over the first road period but the programme set out for major improvements was too optimistic.

  • Rail Regulator: More needs to be done to tackle impact on safety from climate change

    Press releases & statements

    More needs to be done to tackle the impacts of climate change on the railway, which has seen risks increase over the last year, according to a new report published by the Office of Rail and Road (ORR) today.

  • The Rail Ombudsman – one year on

    ORR’s blog

    By Marcus Clements, Head of Consumer Policy

  • Train companies brought to task almost 40 times by rail regulator in 2019-20

    Press releases & statements

    This year the Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has identified and responded to almost 40 cases where the conduct of a train company in Great Britain was potentially harming the interests of passengers. These direct interventions have provided tangible improvements at a local level and are highlighted in the 2019-20 Annual Rail Consumer report published today (7 July).