Publications

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

Vacancies

20 July 2021
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View and apply for current vacancies at the Office of Rail and Road.

Coronavirus advice

19 July 2021
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This page contains our coronavirus (COVID-19) advice for the railway industry, and a summary of our own working arrangements.

Review of Network Rail’s access charges

15 July 2021
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In this consultation, part of ORR’s periodic review 2023 (PR23) programme, we present initial proposals for incremental reform of Network Rail’s access charges.

Annual assessment of Network Rail

13 July 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.

Annual health and safety report

13 July 2021
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Our annual report on health and safety 2020-21 finds that the rail industry responded well to COVID-19 but calls for more action on drainage, structures and track worker safety.

West Coast Main Line

12 July 2021
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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).

Board meeting minutes

12 July 2021
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ORR's board meets around ten times a year (monthly except August and December).

Annual rail consumer report 2021

6 July 2021
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Our annual report focusing on the performance of train companies and Network Rail in the consumer areas we regulate.

Passenger information

25 June 2021
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We ensure train companies provide accurate and timely information, particularly during disruption. We also investigate timetabling issues.

Annual report and accounts 2020-21

24 June 2021
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Our annual report summarises the key activities and events of the reporting year against the framework of objectives set out in our business plan.

Accessible Travel Policy (ATP)

21 June 2021
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Train and station operators are required by their operating licences to establish and comply with an Accessible Travel Policy (ATP) which must be approved by us.

Minor and heritage railways

18 June 2021
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Minor and heritage railways are 'lines of local interest', museum railways or tourist railways that preserve, recreate or simulate railways of the past; or demonstrate or operate historical or special types of motive power or rolling stock.

Periodic review 2023 (PR23)

17 June 2021
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This section includes information about the current 2023 periodic review (PR23) of Network Rail's outputs and funding for control period 7 (2024 – 2029).

Level crossings

15 June 2021
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The Office of Rail and Road is the enforcing authority for level crossings in Great Britain.

Holding Network Rail to account

7 June 2021
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How we will hold Network Rail (including routes, the System Operator (SO), and other relevant business units) to account against the network licence.

Asset management independent reports

7 June 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.