2016 press releases and statements

All press releases and statements from January to December 2016 are shown below. Other press releases and statements are available under their relevant year.

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  • A new settlement with members: RSSB review complete

    Press releases & statements

    The rail regulator has recommended that the Rail Safety and Standards Board (RSSB) agrees a new settlement with its members, laying out mutual expectations and obligations.

  • ORR's half-year assessment of Network Rail

    Press releases & statements

    The Office of Rail and Road’s (ORR) half-year assessment of Network Rail, published today, identifies steady performance in its overall management of safety and of its assets and an improving picture of delivery against its updated enhancements programme. Significant challenges remain in the delivery of network and financial performance.

  • ORR's half-year assessment of Network Rail in Scotland

    Press releases & statements

    The Office of Rail and Road’s (ORR) half-year assessment of Network Rail, published today, identifies steady performance in its overall management of safety and of its assets. Significant challenges remain in the delivery of major projects and network performance.

  • Rail Regulator supports drive to more devolved decision making

    Press releases & statements

    The Office of Rail and Road has today confirmed in its initial consultation on the 2018 Periodic Review (PR18), that its regulatory approach will support a greater focus by Network Rail on working with train operators at route level, to deliver more for passengers and freight customers.

  • ORR statement on new rail delay compensation research, published by Transport Focus

    Press releases & statements

    To understand more about passengers’ awareness of compensation eligibility and their experiences of claiming compensation for train delays, we contributed funding for Transport Focus to undertake a survey of 8000 passengers.