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.

Date: Subject:
  • French and British rail regulatory bodies publish opinions on the 2019 Network Statement of Eurotunnel

    Press releases & statements

    The Office of Rail and Road ("ORR") and Autorité de Régulation des Activités Ferroviaires et Routières ("Arafer") are the responsible bodies for the regulation of the Channel Fixed Link. Both organisations have published today their opinions on Eurotunnel's 2019 Network Statement.

  • South Devon Railway fined £40,000 after boy falls through missing toilet floor

    Press releases & statements

    South Devon Railway Trust has today been fined £40,000 by Newton Abbot Magistrates' Court after they admitted putting passengers at risk by failing to adequately bar entry to a toilet cubicle which was missing its floor.

  • ORR requires train companies to improve information to passengers on changes to the timetable

    Press releases & statements

    The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has this week written to train companies requiring urgent improvements in how they keep passengers informed of train timetable changes.

  • Network Rail found guilty following level crossing accident

    Press releases & statements

    Network Rail was today found guilty of one offence under the Health and Safety at Work Act.

  • Assisted travel advisory group created by rail regulator

    Press releases & statements

    The Office of Rail and Road (ORR), has today announced it will create an advisory group to support work on potential updates to the guidance the rail industry uses to form accessibility policies.