Health and safety

Minor and heritage railways

1 August 2023
There are well over 200 minor and heritage railways operating across Great Britain, and we are responsible for regulating their safety.

TfL fined £10m and TOL fined £4m for Croydon tram crash failings

27 July 2023
At the Central Criminal Court (the Old Bailey) in London, Transport for London (TfL) and Tram Operations Limited (TOL) have today been fined a total of £14m after pleading guilty to offences under the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974, which followed an investigation and prosecution by industry regulator the Office of Rail and Road (ORR).

Annual health and safety report

19 July 2023
Our annual report on health and safety for 2022 to 2023 highlights the need for rail industry to meet climate challenge and for it to focus on supporting workers.