2019 press releases and statements

All press releases and statements from January to December 2019 are shown below. Other press releases and statements are available under their relevant year.

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

    Press releases & statements

    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.

  • ORR reports Network Rail is off to an encouraging start in delivering its £3.5bn savings plans

    Press releases & statements

    The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has seen encouraging progress in its first assessment of how efficiently Network Rail is delivering its five-year plans, which run from 1 April 2019 – 31 March 2024.

  • ORR calls for Network Rail to increase its focus on delivering £385m savings plans

    Press releases & statements

    The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has seen encouraging progress from Network Rail to improve its efficiency plans and delivery in Scotland, however more needs to be done.

  • Lanes Group fined £400,000 after worker injured in fall

    Press releases & statements

    Lanes Group PLC was fined £400,000, with £9,896.19 costs, after pleading guilty to one offence under the Work at Height Regulations 2005.

  • ORR proposes £26 million charges per year to keep HS1’s asset in good condition

    Press releases & statements

    The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has today proposed that train operators using High Speed 1 (HS1) will pay £26 million per year to keep its assets in good condition.