Compare Network Rail vs Transport for London BETA

See how working at Network Rail vs. Transport for London compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at Network Rail vs. Transport for London. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Network Rail

Employee Ratings

  • Network Rail scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Compensation & Benefits and Work-life balance.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 686 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 577 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.1
Network Rail employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.7 higher than Transport for London employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.1
Work-life balance
4.1
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Senior Management
3.3
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Culture & Values
3.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Network Rail Ceo Andrew Haines
87%
87%Andrew Haines
Network Rail employees rated their CEO Approval 10% higher than Transport for London employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Transport for London Ceo Mike Brown MVO
77%
77%Mike Brown MVO
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
87%
Network Rail employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 4% higher than Transport for London employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
83%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
64%
Network Rail employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 27% higher than Transport for London employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
37%

Salaries

Network Rail has 206 more total submitted salaries than Transport for London.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Scheme Project Manager55 Salaries
£40,967/yr
Signaller23 Salaries
£42,681/yr
Project Engineer18 Salaries
£44,310/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Project Manager25 Salaries
£50,602/yr
Graduate Scheme7 Salaries
£32,055/yr
Senior Engineer8 Salaries
£55,202/yr

What Employees Say

  • Transport for London had 12 more reviews than Network Rail that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Pro.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Network Rail.
  • "Senior management" was the most mentioned Con at Transport for London.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 86 reviews)
"Flexible working"(in 64 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 98 reviews)
"Free travel"(in 85 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 19 reviews)
"Red tape"(in 16 reviews)
Cons
"Senior management"(in 44 reviews)
"Tfl"(in 38 reviews)
Featured Review
"Perfect"3 Dec 2020

Current Employee - Signalling Technician

I have been working at Network Rail full-time

Pros

Everything is perfect for me

Cons

Nothing is a con for me

Current Employee - CSA - Customer Service Associate

I have been working at Transport for London part-time

Pros

Good Benefits, makes living in london affordable

Cons

Shift work can be hard to plan around

Job Postings

Transport for London has 175 more recently posted open jobs than Network Rail.