Publications

Here you'll find all our publications, reports, determinations and statements. 

ORR’s review of Light Rail Safety and Standards Board

18 October 2021
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We have published the terms of reference for a review to assess that the LRSSB is on track with enabling the delivery of the relevant Rail Accident Investigation Branch’s Sandilands recommendations within the sector and to help set it on a firm footing as it evolves.

Vacancies

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

Asset management independent reports

14 October 2021
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Network Rail's network licence includes a condition providing for independent experts (reporters) to be appointed by the network operator (Network Rail), to provide ORR with advice on different aspects of Network Rail’s performance.

Depot access applications and decisions

13 October 2021
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This page contains details of depot applications on which we are currently consulting and decisions from the relevant consultation exercise.

Monitoring smart motorways

1 October 2021
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We are responsible for monitoring and enforcing the performance and efficiency of National Highways in its delivery of the Smart Motorway Action Plan.

Interoperability authorisations

1 October 2021
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Details of all the new, major, upgraded or renewed infrastructure or rolling stock projects we have authorised into service since 2019.

Stakeholder engagement

27 September 2021
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We monitor and report on the quality of Network Rail's engagement with its stakeholder community in control period 6 (CP6).

Learning the lessons: ORR review into Hitachi AT200 & AT300 rolling stock cracking

9 September 2021
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ORR will work closely with all parties to ensure that lessons are learnt from the discovery of cracks in Hitachi AT200 (Class 385) & AT300 (Classes 800, 801 and 802) rolling stock. The review will focus mainly on safety lessons, but will also cover the impact on passengers from the withdrawal of trains from service.

Train driving licences and certificates

2 September 2021
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We've created a range of guides to explain the different responsibilities within the Train Driving Licences and Certificates Regulations 2010 (TDLCR). Our guides provide comprehensive information on all aspects of the TDLCR.

Data quality independent reporter reports

25 August 2021
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Network Rail's network licence includes a condition providing for independent experts (reporters) to be appointed by the network operator (Network Rail), to provide ORR with advice on different aspects of Network Rail’s performance.

Coronavirus advice

17 August 2021
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This page contains our coronavirus (COVID-19) advice for the railway industry and passengers.

Consultation on a draft Complaints Code of Practice

3 August 2021
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In this consultation we set out proposals to replace our current guidance on complaints handling procedures for licence holders with a new Complaints Code of Practice and amended licence condition.

Monitoring Network Rail's efficiency

30 July 2021
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Our efficiency and finance assessment of Network Rail for 2020-21 relates to the second year of control period 6 (CP6), which runs from 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2024.