Press releases and statements

Our latest press releases and statements and media contact information.

Our press releases and statements are listed according to the year in which they were published.

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  • ORR launches market study into ticket vending machines and automatic ticket gates

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    The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has today launched a market study into the supply of ticket vending machines and automatic ticket gates.

  • National Rail Conditions of Travel

    Press releases & statements

    Passengers will benefit from a greater clarity about their rights when they are delayed, as train companies prepare to change the National Rail Conditions of Travel (NRCoT) on 11 March.

  • Statement on train timetabling issues

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    ORR's Chief Executive, Joanna Whittington said:

  • Change to the ORR Board

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    ORR Non Executive Board Member, David Franks, has tendered his resignation with immediate effect having accepted a new role as CEO of Keolis Downer.  David is currently Chief Executive of Iarnrod Eireann (Irish Rail).

  • Statement: South Western Railway (SWR) – compliance with Condition 4 of the Passenger Licence and GB Statement of National Regulatory Provisions: Passenger

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    The provision of information about rail services to enable passengers to plan or make their journeys with a reasonable degree of assurance is a requirement of Condition 4 of both the Passenger Licence and GB Statement of National Regulatory Provisions: Passenger.