Corporate information


The CRR reviews and sets its strategy every three years. The strategy is developed with staff and stakeholder consultation and directs the focus of the Commissions activities and development during the the life of the strategy.

The current Commission Statement of Strategy can be seen here.

Our Mission

The CRR is committed to advancing railway safety, ensuring fair access to the Iarnród Éireann infrastructure, and monitoring the sustainability of rail transport in Ireland.

Our Vision

Railways that Safely Deliver 

Strategic Priorities

  • Ensure continuous improvement in the safety performance of heavy and light railway systems.

  • Effective monitoring relating to rail infrastructure, access and licencing requirement of the single European network area.

  • To support government public transport policy initiatives directed at the needs of society and the economy through safe, sustainable and competitive railway transport networks and services.

  • Ensure industry awareness and understanding of changing national and European railway Regulatory environment.

  • Be a high performing organisation delivering quality and value in what we do.

Annual Reports

The CRR prepares and publishes an annual report each year. The report describes the work delivered by the CRR over that calendar year with reference to the targets set in its annual work plan for that year.

As per statutory requirements, by 31st March each year the report is presented to the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport who formally lay it before the Oireachtas. It is then published by the CRR on our website.

Financial Statements

The CRR also keeps financial accounts and these are audited each year by the Comptroller and Auditor General. The accounts are also laid before the Oireachtas.

Both the Annual Report and Financial Statements can be viewed on our publications page.


Corporate Governance

Further information on FoI, Acess to Information on the environment, Data Protection, Customer Charter, Code of Ethics and Payment Procedures can be found here.