Press releases and statements

Our latest press releases and statements and media contact information.

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

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    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

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    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

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    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.

  • Network Rail fined £200,000 following level crossing accident

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    Network Rail was today fined £200,000 with £86,000 costs after being convicted of one offence under the Health and Safety at Work etc Act.

  • Waterloo Station is busiest in Britain for 15th year

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    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.