Office of Rail Regulation (ORR)

Category: Non-ministerial department

The Office of Rail Regulation (ORR) is the independent safety and economic regulator for Britain's railways. It is responsible for ensuring that railway operators comply with health and safety law. It regulates Network Rail's activities and funding requirements, regulates access to the railway network, licenses the operators of railway assets and publishes rail statistics. ORR is also the competition authority for the railways and enforces consumer protection law in relation to the railway.

ORR is a non-ministerial department of the Department for Transport

http://www.rail-reg.gov.uk/

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Public performance measure (PPM)
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National Rail Enquiry Service
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Organogram and staff pay data for the Office of Rail Regulation
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Rail infrastructure
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Timetabled Train Kilometres
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Signals passed at danger (SPADs)
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Rail complaints
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Average age of rolling stock
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Spend over £25,000 in Office of Rail Regulation
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Rail usage
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Safety on the railways
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Peak crowding and passenger demand
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