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Network Rail Overview

Milton Keynes, England
10000+ employees
Non-profit Organisation
General Repair & Maintenance
£5 to £10 billion (GBP) per year

Amey, Bechtel National, Transport for London

We're becoming a company that is on the side of passengers and freight users; that is easy to engage with and is an efficient and dependable partner; a company people are proud to work for; instinctively recognised as an industry leader.

Mission: Our Purpose
We exist to get people and goods where they need to be and to support our country's economic prosperity.

Our Role
Running a safe, reliable and efficient railway, serving customers and communities.

Glassdoor Awards

Top CEOs: 2019 (#2)

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    Current Employee - Network Rail in Charing Cross, England
    Current Employee - Network Rail in Charing Cross, England

    I have been working at Network Rail full-time (Less than a year)


    you get travel discount which is good


    shift work pattern nights if you have family could be a challenge

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Network Rail Photos

Network Rail photo of: Apprentices at Network Rail
Network Rail photo of: Teaming up with award-winning charity, Midland Langar Seva Society to serve a three-course, sit-down meal on Christmas Eve for 350 homeless people
Network Rail photo of: Chief executive Andrew Haines was joined by Stephen Metcalfe MP, to cut the ribbon to our new, dedicated STEM (Science, Technology, English and Maths) learning facility
Network Rail photo of: Archway is Network Rail's LGBT+ employee network
Network Rail photo of: Over 4,000 different jobs at Network Rail. How's this for a company vehicle?
Network Rail photo of: Network Rail offers one of the top apprenticeship schemes in the UK
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Network Rail Interviews



Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview





    Engineering Placement Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Exeter, England
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview


    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Network Rail (Exeter, England) in September 2020.


    I read over my CV giving more details, then answered a series of questions about myself, the company, safety and the job as well as some technical questions. I would recommend taking a close look at the safety vision. apart from that it was a pretty standard interview.

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Company Updates

  • Every year Network Rail holds everyone matters week. During this week, we recognise and promote diversity and inclusion for our people and passengers by organising national and local events as well as team discussions across our business. Everyone matters week leads into the activities we do throughout the year under our diversity and inclusion strategy ‘Everyone Matters’, focusing on the 9 protected characteristics.

  • Ever wondered what a career in Signalling is really like? Our entry level Signalling opportunities are a great way to kick start your career at Network Rail. We'll provide you with all the training you need to keep our passengers moving. Find out more on our careers website.

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Network Rail Awards & Accolades

  • Best Employers for Race, Business in the Community (BiTC), 2017
  • Armed Forces - Employer Recognition - Gold, UK Government, 2017
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