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. We have £25bn earmarked to invest in landmark projects and...

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Typically recruits

  • Aerospace
  • Chemical
  • 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...

Shinjinee Pal

Electrical/Electronic Engineering

"Network Rail has lived up to every expectation and indeed, has given a lot more than I expected."

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Network Rail's Penny supports Women in Engineering Day

A Network Rail project manager for the new station entrance in Leeds has thrown her support behind the campaign to increase diversity in engineering. National Women in Engineering Day, organised by the Women’s Engineering Society, is intended to raise the profile and achievements of females in the industry. Only 14 per cent of Network Rail employees are female.  The company’s chief executive Mark Carne has spoken passionately about the need to tackle a macho culture within...

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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Tajamul Daroge

Civil Engineering Year in Industry Placement

"I found the organisation to be very welcoming and have enjoyed working for a company that plays a key role in the nation's economy."

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