Level crossings

Trespassers warned about risks around railway

19 June 2020
The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) is urging people to stop taking unnecessary risks around the railway as figures from Network Rail show an average of 34 incidents a day.

ORR supports International Level Crossing Awareness Day (ILCAD)

Content archived on 28 February 2024

3 June 2014
Today (3 June) ORR is supporting International Level Crossing Awareness Day – a global campaign to raise public awareness of the risks and dangers posed by level crossings. This year the focus is on 'professional drivers'.

Rail/road interface sites

14 January 2014
Our role is to monitor progress by infrastructure controllers, working with the local highway authorities completing detailed risk assessments and any necessary improvements to further reduce incursion risk at vulnerable sites.

Railway infrastructure and vehicle safety

13 January 2014
ORR has powers of investigation and enforcement to ensure that railway operators are controlling risks posed by infrastructure and railway vehicles.