The Office of Rail and Road has published new data which shows that Britain has one of the safest railways in Europe.
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Office of Rail and Road (ORR)
The UK’s Office of Rail and Road (ORR) is a non-ministerial government department responsible for the economic and safety regulation of Britain’s railways, and the economic monitoring of Highways England.
Research by Aston University has suggested three ways that commuting can be made quicker and safer for passengers.
ORR have officially given London’s Elizabeth line the green light ahead of it’s opening on 24 May 2022.
ORR have published Network Rail’s response on the state of the railway signalling market, with both working together to drive improvements.
After a near collision between a passenger train and two cars at Coltishall Lane user worked level crossing, the RAIB have released several recommendations.
The ORR has set out the key decisions needed for the successful delivery of the West Coast Main Line and East Coast Main Line timetable projects.
Following safety issues that lead to the withdrawal of Hitachi Rail’s Class 800 series trains in May 2021, ORR have published a safety review with several recommendations.
ORR has accepted a set of commitments offered by the RACF that will reduce membership restrictions and give train companies more choice.
New licence requirements on Britain's train companies require them to provide passengers with clear information about their entitlements to compensation.
Rail journeys increased to 285 million in Britain over October and December 2021, marking the highest number of passenger journeys since January to March 2020.
Britain's Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has finalised a Delay Compensation Code of Practice that train companies must comply with by April 2022.
The Office of Rail and Road has published its latest finance report which highlights just how much the rail industry was substantially affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 to 2021.
As more passengers return to rail, Britain's Office of Rail and Road (ORR) is calling for Network Rail to take action to retain a railway which more reflects the train service performance improvements seen during the pandemic.
The Office of Rail and Road has published recommendations aimed at boosting Great Britain’s railway signalling market in a package of measures that would allow Network Rail to improve competition between suppliers.