Welcome to the Network Rail Hub

We run, maintain and develop Britain's rail tracks, signalling, bridges, tunnels, level crossings and many key stations. Our rail network is the fastest growing and safest in Europe. But we still have work to do to create a railway fit for 21st century Britain.

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Typically recruits

  • Aerospace
  • Chemical/Process
  • Civil/Building
  • Computing/Technology
  • Electronic & Electrical
  • Materials & Minerals
  • Mechanical/Manufacturing
  • Sciences/Maths

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We are the second biggest property owner in the country after the MOD
The rail network includes 30,000 bridges, tunnels & embankment
The rail network includes 20,000 miles of tracks and thousands of signals
A million more trains run than just ten years ago
We operate a click and collect parcel service called Doddle
Over 3,000 people joined us last year.
In the last five years we’ve recruited and developed over 1,000 apprentices and 500 graduates

Work Placements & Graduate Opportunities

HS2 rail project 'to have dedicated FE college'

The HS2 high-speed rail project is to have a dedicated further education college to train engineers, ministers have announced.Students would be trained in the skills needed to construct the railway, with the college set to open in 2017. This would be England's first new further education college for 20 years. Sir David Higgins, who is officially beginning his new job as chairman of HS2, said the college would address the problem of a lack of engineers. 'Next generation' The former Network...

Giulio Buscaglione

Mechanical Engineering

"It feels great to use my ever-growing skills and knowledge to contribute to billion-pound decisions rather than just university module grades!"

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Amin Patel

Civil Engineering

"It's an exciting company to work for and every day brings with it a new challenge. "

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Jennifer Ward

IT & Business Services

"I delivered my own project for them; to take on that challenge, and succeed, has been amazing for my personal development."

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Government plans for firms to run railway lines and trains

The first railway line to be owned and maintained by the same company that runs trains on it will be the East West railway. Network Rail has said it supports government moves to reunify track and train operations. The first railway line since the 1990s to be owned and maintained by the same company that runs trains on it, will be the East West railway between Oxford and Cambridge. Transport secretary Chris Grayling also said in a statement to Parliament that when new rail franchises are...