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 identifies issues causing Network Rail's poor performance for South Western Railway passengers

    Press releases & statements

    The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has today published its conclusions on Network Rail’s contribution to the poor performance suffered by passengers on South Western Railway (SWR). ORR calls on Network Rail to improve its planning, procedures and technology.

  • ORR calls for Network Rail to do more to prepare ahead of its £34bn five year plan

    Press releases & statements

    The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has today set out its annual assessment of Network Rail’s performance in England and Wales, which shows that Network Rail’s routes have more to do to prepare for its £34bn five year plan for Britain’s railway (Control Period 6), which starts on 1 April 2019.

  • Regulator calls for Network Rail to do more to prepare ahead of its five year plan

    Press releases & statements

    The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has today published its annual assessment into Network Rail’s performance in Scotland, which shows that more needs to be done to prepare for its five year plan (Control Period 6), which starts on 1 April 2019.

  • Kier convicted following concrete block building site injury

    Press releases & statements

    Kier Infrastructure today pleaded guilty to one offence under the Health and Safety at Work etc Act at Newport Magistrates’ Court.

  • Independent Advisory Panel members announced for ORR Timetable Inquiry

    Press releases & statements

    Dame Deirdre Hutton, Mike Brown MVO, Anne Heal and Michael Beswick have been appointed as the expert panel of advisers for the Office of Rail and Road (ORR) Inquiry into the widespread disruption suffered on the railway after the introduction of the May 2018 timetable.