ORR


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

Legionella roles and responsibilities on the railways

Paul Sear, National Technical Manager within SOCOTEC’s Water Hygiene team, explores the role that rail organisations must play with regards to Legionella management and the various responsibilities that this entails. Read More

£1.5 million fine for Tyne Wear Metro operator after death of employee

Tyne Wear Metro operator, Nexus, has been fined £1.5 million after pleading guilty to an offence under the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974., for failing to ensure the safety of staff. Read More

Network Rail fined nearly £700,000 after serious fire accident

Network Rail has been fined after pleading guilty to an offence under the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act, for failing to protect the safety of staff following an incident at Godinton substation in Kent. Read More

£200,000 fine for failing to protect safety of workers

DB Cargo has been fined £200,000 after pleading guilty to an offence under the Health and Safety at Work etc Act for failing to protect the safety of its workers. Read More



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