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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 warns industry to refocus efforts on safety

    Press releases & statements

    The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has today published its Annual Report on Health and Safety which stresses that Britain’s railway remains one of the safest railways in Europe for passengers, but warns that the rate of improvement has shown signs of slowing.

  • Lanes Group fined £500,000 after worker injured in fall

    Press releases & statements

    Lanes Group PLC was today fined £500,000, with £9,896.19 costs, after pleading guilty to one offence under the Work at Height Regulations 2005.

  • Devolution of the Valley Lines: what the ORR is doing

    ORR’s blog

    By Nick Layt, Route Lead - Wales.

  • Time for action: How we measure rail punctuality

    ORR’s blog

    By Aruna Ramyead, Information & Analysis team

  • On the right track: Open access explained

    ORR’s blog

    By David Reed, Senior Executive, Access and Licensing.