Latest news

Our latest news, press releases and statements and blog posts.

This page displays our latest news, press releases and statements and blog posts according to the date in which they were published.

  • Court upholds ORR decision on Crossrail charges

    Press releases & statements

    As the independent regulator for the UK’s railways, we have a statutory role in ensuring charges to run trains on relevant networks are underpinned by evidence and comply with legal requirements.

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  • Rock of Ages: A visit to the historic Bardon Hill Quarry

    ORR’s blog

    By Peter Antolik, Director, Highways.

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  • Office of Rail and Road Update - April 2017

    Newsletters

    Our newly-published Business Plan sets out our priorities for the next year. We have listened to feedback and contributions from the industry, consumer representative groups and from Network Rail and Highways England, and this is reflected in our priorities and programme of work for 2017.

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  • Rail Regulator publishes principles for driver controlled operation

    Press releases & statements

    The Office of Rail and Road has today published safety principles it expects train companies to follow when rolling out and managing Driver Controlled Operation (DCO).

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  • Statement re REBS mechanism payments 2015-16

    Press releases & statements

    The Office of Rail and Road has today published the payments due between Network Rail and the ten train operators participating in the route-level efficiency benefit sharing mechanism (REBS) for 2015-16. The payments are shown in the table below.

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