2015 blogs

A list of our blogs in 2015.

  • Information given to passengers during train delays is improving but we need more transparency from the rail industry

    ORR’s blog

    7 August 2015

    Stephanie TobynStephanie Tobyn, ORR's consumer deputy director, on what we are doing to empower passengers with right information during disruptions.

  • How can we make the rail ticket market more innovative and stimulate competition to benefit passengers?

    ORR’s blog

    3 July 2015

    John LarkinsonAt the Office of Rail and Road (ORR), we've been conducting a review of the rules and regulations governing the way tickets are sold, what tickets are sold and the format tickets are provided in (eg orange credit card-sized paper ticket or smart card). We want to know whether these regulations are getting in the way of passengers benefitting from better service and more innovation. Last week, ORR published its emerging findings and proposed remedies for consultation and comment from all stakeholders.

  • 2014-15 business plan stocktake

    ORR’s blog

    ORR CEO, Richard Price, looks back on how ORR has delivered against its strategic objectives for 2014-15.

  • Improving access to Britain’s railways

    ORR’s blog

    Tomorrow (17 January 2015) is Disabled Access Day. The day is all about people getting out and about and visiting new places – and it provides a good opportunity to highlight ORR's current work with passengers, the rail industry and developers to help improve rail services for disabled passengers.