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:
  • National Rail Conditions of Travel

    Press releases & statements

    Passengers will benefit from a greater clarity about their rights when they are delayed, as train companies prepare to change the National Rail Conditions of Travel (NRCoT) on 11 March.

  • Statement on train timetabling issues

    Press releases & statements

    ORR's Chief Executive, Joanna Whittington said:

  • Change to the ORR Board

    Press releases & statements

    ORR Non Executive Board Member, David Franks, has tendered his resignation with immediate effect having accepted a new role as CEO of Keolis Downer.  David is currently Chief Executive of Iarnrod Eireann (Irish Rail).

  • Statement: South Western Railway (SWR) – compliance with Condition 4 of the Passenger Licence and GB Statement of National Regulatory Provisions: Passenger

    Press releases & statements

    The provision of information about rail services to enable passengers to plan or make their journeys with a reasonable degree of assurance is a requirement of Condition 4 of both the Passenger Licence and GB Statement of National Regulatory Provisions: Passenger.

  • Rail Regulator sets out its intention to require rail companies to join a new rail ombudsman

    Press releases & statements

    The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has today set out its intention to require all rail companies to participate in the rail ombudsman scheme currently being developed by the Rail Delivery Group in response to discussions led by the Department for Transport.