Rail and Road Pod

Rail and Road Pod

The official Office of Rail and Road podcast brings together a series of conversations to discuss issues impacting all aspects of Britain's railways and England's road network. Twitter: @railandroad. Email: podcast@orr.gov.uk. Website: www.orr.gov.uk

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April 30, 2021 29 min

In this, the first of a two-part episode, the Rail and Road Pod hears about how heritage railways are safely returning for passengers and how one particular railway has delivered improvements over the last year.

To discuss, the Pod is joined by Ian Skinner, Office of Rail and Road’s Head of Non-Mainline and lead for Heritage Railway safety; Steve Oates, chief executive of the Heritage Railway Association; and Michael Proctor, chairm...

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Highways England maintains, renews, operates and improves the strategic road network – the motorways and main 'A' roads in England.  

The Office of Rail and Road is responsible for monitoring and enforcing the performance and efficiency of Highways England, and holds the company to account for its management of the strategic road network. 

In this episode of the Rail and Road Pod, we find out more about how Highways England a...

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The official Office of Rail and Road podcast brings together a series of conversations to discuss issues impacting all aspects of Britain's railways and England's road network.

 On this episode ORR’s Deputy Director for Access and International, Martin Jones and Head of Access and Licensing, Gareth Clancy, discuss how decisions are made about what fits where on Britain’s railway; the balancing act between passenger and freig...

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On this episode of the Rail and Road Pod we're discussing the important issue of mental health and finding out more about the rail industry's long standing partnership with the Samaritans. Host, Kenny Walker, is joined by Jason Alexandre, a trainer with the Samaritans gives his insight into Brew Monday’s events and some of the work they're currently involved in. We’re also joined by Ian Prosser, Her Majesty's Chief ...

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December 15, 2020 22 min

Scope’s Executive Director, James Taylor and the Office of Rail and Road’s Deputy Director of Consumers, Stephanie Tobyn join the Rail and Road podcast for the very first episode. James and Stephanie discuss accessibility on the railways, the issues people face and the work being done to help people travel with confidence.  Music from Bensound.com

 





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