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Glasgow Central remains the busiest station in Scotland with almost 33 million passenger entries and exits in the last year, figures published today by the Office of Rail and Road reveal.

Edinburgh (23,087,646), Glasgow Queen Street (16,685,760), Paisley Gilmour Street (3,903,776) and Haymarket (2,980,386) stations made up the remainder of the top five most used stations in Scotland.
(Permalink) Glasgow CentralEdinburgh Waverley Glasgow Queen Street Haymarket ORR Office of Rail and Road Paisley Gilmour Street Station statistics

Britain's least used railway station has been revealed as Berney Arms in Norfolk, which served just 42 passengers last year.The station, a request stop consisting of one short platform, a name plate and a tiny wooden shelter, is 30 minutes along a single-track line from Norwich to Great Yarmouth, and named after a local pub that closed several years ago. Situated in protected marshland near the River Yare and some way from the nearest main road, it is normally only accessible on foot.
(Permalink) Berney Arms ORR Office of Rail and Road Station statistics


Berney Arms: Way, way out at Berney Arms station, September 2009.
Ian Dinmore /09/2009


Berney Arms: One of the most remote stations in England has to be Berney Arms on the former Yarmouth & Norwich line in the midst of the Norfolk Broads. The short-platform request stop has no road access and is otherwise acessible by foot or by boat on the River Yare. The station was named after the land owner who sold the land to the Norwich & Yarmouth Railway Co.
Ian Dinmore /09/2007

Glasgow Central remains Scotland's busiest railway station with almost 33 million passenger entries and exits in the last year, according to figures from the Office of Rail and Road (ORR).
(Permalink) ORR Office of Rail and Road Station statistics

The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has today published its annual report on the rail industrys finances for 2019-20.
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Following an investigation by the Office of Rail and Road (ORR), Scotlands Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service has prosecuted Network Rail for allowing trains to travel at more than 100mph over a badly storm damaged viaduct.
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The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has today opened a market study into the supply of rail signalling systems to ensure the signalling supply chain is fair and competitive.
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Statement from the Office of Rail and Road's HM Chief Inspector of Railways Ian Prosser CBE.
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Office for Road and Rail call for express improvements.
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Rail passenger journeys in Great Britain fell to the lowest levels last seen in the mid-nineteenth century, official statistics from the Office of Rail and Road have revealed.
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The Office of Rail and Roads new accessible travel guidance has been published today. This sees new rules for train operators to maximise the use of available buses and coaches by disabled passengers during rail disruption. There is also requirement for improved information so passengers know where and when accessible vehicles will be operated.
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The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) and the rail industry are working together to improve passenger information.
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The non-mainline heritage rail sector has taken steps to improve how it manages safety across its railways and has been praised by the Office of Rail and Road for how it has managed the reopening of its railways since the coronavirus pandemic.
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More needs to be done to tackle the impacts of climate change on the railway, which has seen risks increase over the last year, according to a new report published by the Office of Rail and Road (ORR) today (14 July).
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