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  • About us

    We run, maintain and develop Britain's rail tracks, signalling, bridges, tunnels, level crossings and many key stations

  • Liverpool Street station concourse  

    Our vision

    How we will fulfil our vision of a better railway for a better Britain
    Paddington station platform  


    The latest news about Britain’s railway
    Maintenance workers installing railside equipment  


    Our safety vision, 'Everyone home safe every day', informs everything we do
    Track maintenance workers  

    Our performance

    Delivering punctuality and reliability is our commitment to the passenger
    Several railwat tracks shown from a high vantage point  

    Our routes

    Our 8 routes are the operational heart of Network Rail
    Close shot of railway tracks  

    Planning and operating the railway

    Our system operator activities to plan and improve the rail network
    Patrick Butcher  


    Who our board is accountable to, our internal governance and how we are funded
    Mark Carne  

    Our leadership

    Find out more about our board members, including their responsibilities and backgrounds
    Passengers at Paddington station  

    Transparency & ethics 

    Building an open, ethical and accessible organisation