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Our latest news, press releases and statements and blog posts.

This page displays our latest news, press releases and statements and blog posts according to the date in which they were published.

  • Waterloo Station is busiest in Britain for 15th year

    Press releases & statements

    Waterloo is the busiest station in Britain for the 15th consecutive year, despite the total number of passenger entries and exits falling by five million to 94.4 million.

  • ORR lays out timetable recommendations to improve service for passengers

    Press releases & statements

    The Office of Rail and Road (ORR), chaired by Stephen Glaister, has today published its recommendations for preventing a repeat of the May 2018 rail timetable failure, alongside a draft Final Order requiring that Network Rail improves its timetabling process.

  • The future for open access

    ORR’s blog

    By Beth Tasker, Senior Manager, Competition Economics.

  • London Underground and Balfour Beatty fined total of £433,000 after worker suffered life-changing injuries

    Press releases & statements

    London Underground Limited and Balfour Beatty Rail Limited were today fined £100,000 & £333,000 respectively, after pleading guilty to breaking health and safety laws which led to a worker suffering life-changing injuries, in a prosecution brought by the Office of Rail and Road (ORR).

  • ORR takes formal action against Network Rail to deliver improved performance

    Press releases & statements

    Passengers rely on both Network Rail and train operators to deliver performance but the role of the Office of Rail and Road (ORR) is to examine Network Rail’s contribution. As such, ORR has today taken action against Network Rail to require improvements in its capability to deliver better performance.