1 September 2021
The recent fine handed down to Daventry International Rail Freight Terminal (DIRFT) operator, WH Malcolm Limited, was one of the largest ever for a health and safety offence on the railway. Why did we prosecute them?
30 July 2021
WH Malcolm Limited, operators of Daventry International Rail Freight Terminal near Rugby, has been fined £6.5 million after being found guilty of negligence over the death of an 11-year-old boy in 2017.
7 July 2021
WH Malcolm Limited, which runs one of the biggest freight depots in Britain, has been found guilty of failing to prevent unauthorised access to Daventry International Rail Freight Terminal after an 11-year-old boy died.
20 May 2021
This page contains details of prohibition notices issued in 2021.
23 April 2021
Tyne Wear Metro operator, Nexus, has been fined £1.5 million today after pleading guilty to an offence under the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974., for failing to ensure the safety of staff.
21 April 2021
Network Rail has been fined £696,666 after pleading guilty to an offence under the Health and Safety at Work Act, for failing to protect the safety of staff following an incident at Godinton substation in Kent at the end of 2018.
25 November 2020
This page contains details of improvement notices issued in 2020.
17 November 2020
The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has instructed South Western Railway (SWR) to comply with its legal duty in ensuring that people using wheelchairs can board and alight from trains at Liphook station.
29 May 2020
The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has today published its conclusions from its investigation into Network Rail's (NR) impact on poor performance in NR's North West and Central (NW&C) region.