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.

  • Office of Rail and Road Update - December 2019

    Newsletters

    Welcome to our December newsletter.

  • ORR launches consultation to revise Accessible Travel Policy Guidance on rail replacement services

    Press releases & statements

    The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has today opened a consultation to revise its Accessible Travel Policy (ATP) Guidance to improve the availability of accessible vehicles for use by disabled passengers during rail disruption, and to ensure passengers know where accessible buses and coaches will be operated.

  • ORR reports Network Rail is off to an encouraging start in delivering its £3.5bn savings plans

    Press releases & statements

    The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has seen encouraging progress in its first assessment of how efficiently Network Rail is delivering its five-year plans, which run from 1 April 2019 – 31 March 2024.

  • ORR calls for Network Rail to increase its focus on delivering £385m savings plans

    Press releases & statements

    The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has seen encouraging progress from Network Rail to improve its efficiency plans and delivery in Scotland, however more needs to be done.

  • All aboard the Santa Special

    ORR’s blog

    By Steve Turner, HM Principal Inspector of Railways.