Publications

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

Monitoring smart motorways

28 January 2022
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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.

Diversity and inclusion

27 January 2022
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We're committed to the principles of diversity and equality: both as an employer, and as a safety and economic regulator.

Vacancies

27 January 2022
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View and apply for current vacancies at the Office of Rail and Road.

Determined appeals

24 January 2022
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Under Part M of the Network Code, parties can appeal to ORR against determinations made by the relevant panel of the Access Disputes Committee which it considers to be wrong or unjust because of a serious procedural or other irregularity.

Workforce management information

24 January 2022
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Workforce information is sent to the Cabinet Office regularly and it includes the number of staff by grade, payroll and non-payroll.

Interoperability authorisations

19 January 2022
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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.

Asset management independent reports

10 January 2022
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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.

West Coast Main Line

6 January 2022
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This page contains information on our consideration of capacity, performance and current applications for access on the West Coast Main Line (WCML).

Better regulation

20 December 2021
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We set out our approach to better regulation in order to meet our statutory reporting requirements.

Train driving licences and certificates

16 December 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.

ORR’s role and approach to RIS3

8 December 2021
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We are seeking views on our proposed approach to assessing the challenge and deliverability of plans for the third road investment strategy - RIS3.

PR23 charges and incentives

1 December 2021
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This section is dedicated to the charges and incentives work relating to PR23, including links to consultations, publications and background research.

Spending figures

29 November 2021
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Details of payments in excess of £25,000 which have been made to our suppliers each month.

Annual assessment of Network Rail

23 November 2021
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This document is part of how we hold Network Rail to account. It sets out our views on Network Rail's delivery to its wide range of stakeholders within its regions and functions, highlighting any current and forthcoming risks as well as other areas of concern.

Monitoring Network Rail train service performance

23 November 2021
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Those that use the railway rely on both Network Rail and train operators to run a punctual and reliable train service. Our remit is to ensure that Network Rail is doing all that is reasonably practicable to deliver its contribution.

Market study into the supply of signalling systems

9 November 2021
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Signalling systems are an essential part of the railway. They keep passengers safe by ensuring trains do not come into conflict with each other and play a key role in freeing up capacity on our congested network.

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.

ROGS

29 October 2021
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The regulatory requirements for managing safety on the railways, tramways and other guided transport systems. This page details who needs to comply and what they must do to meet minimum standards in Great Britain.