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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  • DB Cargo fined £2.7 million after children seriously injured at rail depot

    Press releases & statements

    DB Cargo (UK) Ltd has today been fined £2.7 million, with £188,873.89 costs, after being convicted of one offence under the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974.

  • French and British rail regulatory bodies publish opinions on the 2020 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 2020 Network Statement.

  • Rail regulator publishes 2017-18 rail funding and expenditure data

    Press releases & statements

    The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has today published its annual report showing how the railway was funded in 2017-18 and how that money was spent.

  • Rail Regulator publishes passenger delay compensation claims data

    Press releases & statements

    Official statistics released for the first time today by the Office of Rail and Road (ORR) show there were around 3 million compensation claims made for rail delays between April and mid-October 2018, of which 84% were approved and 92% were closed within 20 working days.