Life at Network Rail

Your life at Network Rail matters

We want all our people to feel empowered to succeed. So, we provide solid training and development opportunities to enhance your knowledge, increase your confidence, and enable you to achieve your career ambitions. And, as we continue to grow and become more technologically advanced, we’ll also make sure you’ve all the skills you need to meet the exciting challenges that lie ahead.

After all, by investing in you, we’re investing in our future and in improving the safety, reliability, and efficiency of the railway. Which is why we take the time to create bespoke training programmes for everyone, tailored to the direction you want to take your career in. We believe by doing so, we’re not only meeting our immediate needs, we’re also encouraging you to build your future with us.

Your health, wellbeing and benefits

Your welfare matters as much to us as that of our passengers. And being safe, happy, and secure extends beyond the railway and into every aspect of life at work. We offer access to support services such as our employee assistance program to help with finances, family, health issues, and wellbeing. We’re also advocates of achieving a good work-life balance and encourage everyone to use their 5 volunteer days for their favourite causes.

Benefits include:

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28 days annual leave entitlement.

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My benefits – Our discounted online shopping site.

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A range of discounted offers and benefits including childcare & healthcare.

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Subsidies of up to 75% on rail and underground season tickets.

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A range of pension schemes.

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2 weeks paid reserve leave for our Armed Forces community.

Everyone matters

We want how everyone acts and behaves to support a diverse and inclusive way of working. That the conviction of everyone here at Network Rail will make diversity and inclusion a conscious part of how we run our business throughout Britain.

Being part of our team also means you’ll have access to our 7 staff networks, we’re there to support you in your career at Network Rail.

Find out more by visiting Our people page.

Our armed forces matter to us

We’re proud to hold the gold award for the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme. We know the skills and the service mindset of our veterans and reservists – discipline, team work and leadership – lead to a thriving career at Network Rail. Just some of the benefits include, an established armed forces community, structured career paths and ongoing development. And of course, you’ll still be performing a role where you matters to millions.

Find out more by visiting our Armed forces page.

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