About ORR

The law and our duties

3 November 2021
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We operate within the framework set by legislation, and we are accountable through Parliament and the courts.

Whistleblowing

29 October 2021
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If you want to tell us about something you have discovered or seen in the course of your work in the rail industry.

The board

29 October 2021
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We are governed by a board responsible for setting our strategy and overseeing its delivery.

Vacancies

29 October 2021
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View and apply for current vacancies at the Office of Rail and Road.

Safety bodies

18 October 2021
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As the safety and economic regulator of the rail industry and Highways England’s monitor, we work with the following safety bodies.

Light rail and tramways

18 October 2021
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ORR is the safety regulator and enforcing authority for light railways and tramways.

Glossary

1 October 2021
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Office of Rail and Road glossary of terms.

Our strategic objectives

21 September 2021
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Our business plan summarises what we aim to achieve this year and provides detail around our four strategic objectives: