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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  • Network Rail found guilty following level crossing accident

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    Network Rail was today found guilty of one offence under the Health and Safety at Work Act.

  • ORR requires train companies to improve information to passengers on changes to the timetable

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    The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has this week written to train companies requiring urgent improvements in how they keep passengers informed of train timetable changes.

  • Assisted travel advisory group created by rail regulator

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    The Office of Rail and Road (ORR), has today announced it will create an advisory group to support work on potential updates to the guidance the rail industry uses to form accessibility policies.

  • Companies fined total of £965,000 after painter falls through waiting room roof

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    BAM Nuttall and McNealy Brown were fined £900,000 and £65,000 respectively after they admitted failing to put proper procedures and safeguards in place to prevent painter Paul Welstead falling through a ceiling into a passenger waiting room.

  • ORR statement on route-level efficiency benefit sharing (REBS) mechanism payments 2016-17

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    We have today published the payments due between Network Rail and the twelve train operators participating in the route-level efficiency benefit sharing mechanism (REBS) for 2016-17. The payments are shown in the table below.