Press releases and statements

Our latest press releases and statements and media contact information.

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  • Office of Rail and Road investigating Network Rail for poor performance in North West & Central England

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    The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has today published its update on Network Rail’s impact on passenger train service performance and has put the company on a warning for its poor service in the North West and Central region in England.

  • Waterloo retains top spot as Britain’s busiest station

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    Figures published today by the Office of Rail and Road (ORR) confirm that Waterloo Station remains in top spot for the total number of passenger entries and exits with an incredible 94.2 million in a year.

  • DB Cargo fined £1.2m after teenager suffers life-changing injuries from 25,000 volt electric shock

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    DB Cargo (UK) Ltd has today been fined £1.2m, with £27,873.03 costs, after being convicted of one offence under the Health and Safety at Work Act.

  • ORR sets £25.9 million charges per year to keep High Speed 1 in good condition

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    The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has today decided that train operators using the High Speed 1 rail line from London to the Channel Tunnel will collectively pay £25.9 million per year towards the long-term cost of keeping assets in good condition.

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

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    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.