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Switching to a board of directors in the Office of Rail Regulation (ORR) could slow down decision-making, rail regulator Tom Winsor warned last week. Winsor's reign ends in July when his position as a single figure of authority to set rail access charges is replaced by a board of directors. The new nine-person statutory board will be made up of a nonexecutive chairman, a full time chief executive and seven other board members. The majority will be non-executive directors.

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