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 publishes annual rail funding report

    Press releases & statements

    The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has today published its annual summary of how the rail industry is funded and how this money is spent.

  • Statement on ORR Chair

    Press releases & statements

    ORR Chair Stephen Glaister has agreed to a request from the Secretary of State to continue in role for a further 12 months, to the end of 2018.

  • Waterloo is top of the stops for Great Britain’s rail stations

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    Waterloo has topped the list of Britain’s busiest stations with a total of 99,403,096 entries and exits in 2016/17, the 14th consecutive year it has been the most used station.

  • Southeastern Trains and cleaning company fined £3.6m after worker electrocuted on live rail

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    London and Southeastern (LSER) and Wetton Cleaning Services Limited (Wettons) have today been fined £2.5m and £1.1m respectively in a prosecution brought by the Office of Rail and Road, following the death of a cleaner three years ago.

  • Rail regulator calls for more consistent and reliable travel assistance

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    The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has today published research showing that the majority of passengers using travel assistance are satisfied or very satisfied with the help they receive, however more needs to be done to improve the reliability, consistency and awareness of assistance available.