2018 press releases and statements

All press releases and statements from January to December 2018 are shown below. Other press releases and statements are available under their relevant year.

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  • ORR’s changed approach to holding Network Rail to account will benefit passengers and other railway users

    Press releases & statements

    Beginning today, and running until January 25th, the Office of Rail and Road (ORR) is consulting on a new regulatory policy for holding Network Rail to account for the benefit of passengers and other railway users.

  • ORR reviews rail compensation claims companies

    Press releases & statements

    The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has today launched a market review into the role played by Delay Repay claims companies in helping passengers claim compensation when journeys are delayed, and, in helping train operators deal with claims more efficiently.

  • ORR consults on wide-ranging proposals to make the railway more accessible for all

    Press releases & statements

    The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has today published proposals significantly revising guidance for train and station operators to make the railway more accessible for all.

  • ORR approves £35bn plans to boost Britain’s railway reliability and timetabling

    Press releases & statements

    The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has today set out its final determination on Network Rail’s *£35bn plans (£31bn in England and Wales and £4bn in Scotland) to make Britain’s railway more reliable and focused on passengers’ needs. The plans cover the five years from 1 April 2019, known as Control Period 6 (CP6).

  • ORR approves passenger-focused plans for improving Scotland’s railway

    Press releases & statements

    The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has today set out its final determination on Network Rail’s £4bn plans to make Scotland’s railway more reliable and more focused on passengers’ needs. The plans will run for five years from 1 April 2019, known as Control Period 6 (CP6).