Office of Rail and Road

VolkerRail has been fined £550,000 for health and safety breaches following an incident at Stafford. News Premium

VolkerRail fined £550,000 over health and safety failings

2m deep trench collapsed, seriously injuring worker

ORR confirms green light for Elizabeth line opening

Final authorisations have been completed to allow the Elizabeth line to open on 24 May.

NR fined £1.4m after employee suffers life-changing injuries

Network Rail fined after worker suffers 'catastrophic and life-changing' injuries

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Delay compensation improvements go live

Improvements to delay compensation went live on 1 April.

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Light rail safety body adds value – ORR

An ORR review has found the Light Rail Safety and Standards Board is adding value to the sector - but there is more that can be done.

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Rail journeys rose in October-December 2021 – ORR

LNER passenger numbers were at 83.6% of pre-pandemic levels in October-December 2021, according to the ORR.

Ticket refunds exceed costs says ORR

Train operators may be charging passengers more for ticket refunds than the cost of administering them, according to the Office of Rail and Road.

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Government spends £16.9 billion on rail in 2020/21

The latest report from the ORR reveals the extent of Government funding of the railways during the Covid pandemic.

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Signalling market ‘not competitive enough’ says ORR

The ORR's signalling market study says the sector is not competitive enough - and has made five recommendations to help address this.