Latest news

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.

  • Trespassers warned about risks around railway

    Press releases & statements

    The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) is urging people to stop taking unnecessary risks around the railway as figures from Network Rail show an average of 34 incidents a day.

  • Holding Highways England to account following Covid-19

    ORR’s blog

    By Feras Alshaker, Deputy Director, Highways.

  • Safety at public footpath level crossings is more vital than ever

    ORR’s blog

    By Robert Beveridge, Principal Inspector for the Western Route.

  • Rail passenger journeys see dramatic fall towards the end of March

    Press releases & statements

    Rail passenger journeys in Great Britain saw a dramatic fall towards the end of the quarter ending in March of this year following the impact of the coronavirus, as people heeded government advice against all unnecessary travel.

  • ORR publishes North West & Central investigation conclusions

    Press releases & statements

    The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has today published its conclusions from its investigation into Network Rail’s (NR) impact on poor performance in NR’s North West and Central (NW&C) region.