Working with the rail industry to respond to cyber security threats

22 March 2024
Cyber security risks are a real and present risk for the rail industry, with potential safety implications clear. That’s why the Office of Rail and Road (ORR) continues to work with industry to ensure it is properly equipped to assess, prevent and respond to cyber security threats and incidents.

Passengers need improved reliability and real-time information for station lifts, says regulator

15 March 2024
- Regulator’s report on station lifts finds an average of more than six faults for each passenger lift over a year. - There’s been good progress on real-time information on lift availability, but more needs to be done across industry to make sure that all lifts can automatically report their status. - The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) will take a deeper look at Network Rail’s approach to planning

Rail regulator identifies areas of focus for industry on improving passenger assistance

4 March 2024
The Office of Rail and Road has identified several key areas of focus for the industry as it looks to drive improvement in the delivery of passenger assistance for disabled passengers. The conclusions follow audits commissioned by the regulator into how five operators were meeting regulatory requirements related to the delivery of assistance.