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VolkerRail fined £550,000 after regulator finds health and safety failings

VolkerRail Ltd. has been fined £550,000 after pleading guilty to an offence under the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 after an investigation and prosecution by industry regulator the Office of Rail and Road. Read More

ORR confirms green light for Elizabeth line opening

London’s Elizabeth line has received its final authorisations of its trains, stations, and infrastructure from the rail regulator ahead of its opening on Tuesday 24 May. Read More

RAIB to investigate after track worker struck by train

RAIB has opened an investigation after track worker was struck by a train near Chalfont & Latimer station, Buckinghamshire. Read More

Light Rail Safety and Standards Board is ‘adding value to the light rail and tramway sector’, according to ORR review

The ORR has published a review which outlines how the Light Rail Safety and Standards Board (LRSSB) is adding value to the light rail and tramway sector. Read More

Amey Rail fined £600,000 for health and safety failings

A rail infrastructure and engineering company carrying out modifications to the track layout during the reconstruction of Market Harborough station has been fined £600,000 for health and safety breaches. Read More

ORR annual rail safety statistics released

Annual statistics, including accidents to passengers, workforce, and members of the public have been released. Read More

Quality assurance of all lane running motorway data published

The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has released a report, following an independent review of the data concerning the safety of all lane running motorways. Read More

ORR Report finds that smart motorways are the safest roads in the country

Report by the ORR supports National Highway’s findings that smart motorways are the safest roads in the country. Read More

£6.5 million fine after death of 11-year-old boy at freight terminal

WH Malcom Limited, operators of Daventry International Rail Freight Terminal near Rugby, has been fined £6.5m after being found guilty of negligence over the death of an 11-year-old boy in 2017. Read More

Worker safety remains a ‘top priority’, according to ORR’s annual health and safety report

The Office of Rail and Road has released its annual health and safety report and findings suggest that the whole industry reacted quickly to the challenges posed by the pandemic. Read More



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