Press releases and statements

Our latest press releases and statements and media contact information.

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  • ORR welcomes better protection and improvements for passengers using ticket vending machines

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    New and easier-to-use machines and clearer language have helped increasing numbers of passengers buy the right ticket for their journey from station vending machines, according to research by the Office of Rail and Road (ORR).

  • Network Rail fined £733,000 following ORR prosecution for freight train derailment

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    Network Rail Infrastructure Limited has today been fined £733,000 at Bristol Crown Court for failing to undertake adequate maintenance to prevent the derailment of a freight train near Gloucester in October 2013.

  • 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

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    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: