Be part of something bigger

Join us – the opportunities are big and so are the rewards. Whatever your degree, you’ll maximise your career while helping positively impact the daily lives of millions who rely on rail.

We own and operate Britain’s rail infrastructure: running, maintaining and developing rail tracks, signalling, bridges, tunnels, level crossings and viaducts. We also own more than 2,500 stations, managing the 17 largest, including Kings Cross, Birmingham New Street and Edinburgh Waverley.

Investing over £35 billion over the next five years

To meet increasing demand and make journeys quicker, safer and more cost effective, we’re embarking on an unprecedented development programme. We’re building cutting-edge projects, like the £14.8 billion Crossrail – Europe’s biggest infrastructure project. Plus, pioneering the biggest electrification initiative of the next decade to improve signalling, and speed up journeys.

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The facts

20,000 miles of rail, 2,500 stations, 40,000 viaducts, bridges and tunnels and 9,000 level crossings.
Since 2002, we have reduced costs by nearly a third, while running nearly 30% more trains.
Total number of employees 35,000.
Office locations – UK wide.
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