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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.

  • ORR reviews rail compensation claims companies

    Press releases & statements

    The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has today launched a market review into the role played by Delay Repay claims companies in helping passengers claim compensation when journeys are delayed, and, in helping train operators deal with claims more efficiently.

  • ORR consults on wide-ranging proposals to make the railway more accessible for all

    Press releases & statements

    The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has today published proposals significantly revising guidance for train and station operators to make the railway more accessible for all.

  • ORR approves £35bn plans to boost Britain’s railway reliability and timetabling

    Press releases & statements

    The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has today set out its final determination on Network Rail’s *£35bn plans (£31bn in England and Wales and £4bn in Scotland) to make Britain’s railway more reliable and focused on passengers’ needs. The plans cover the five years from 1 April 2019, known as Control Period 6 (CP6).

  • ORR approves passenger-focused plans for improving Scotland’s railway

    Press releases & statements

    The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has today set out its final determination on Network Rail’s £4bn plans to make Scotland’s railway more reliable and more focused on passengers’ needs. The plans will run for five years from 1 April 2019, known as Control Period 6 (CP6).

  • What could possibly go wrong? Risk assessment on the railways

    ORR’s blog

    By Ben Watkins, Senior Policy Executive, Railway Safety.