People are at the core of our success, with our six different divisions to choose from, you’ll be contributing to making a better railway for a better Britain.

We specialise in: Commercial lettings, Development, Sales, Planning and Land, Property services and Retail.

Our five strategic priorities

  • Use our knowledge and expertise to improve experiences for passengers, reduce costs for the sector and create great places for businesses and communities.
  • Grow our sustainable model by generating income to reinvest and create a better railway for a better Britain.
  • Help fund Network Rail’s Railway Upgrade Plan by selling assets not core to Network Rail operations.
  • Release land for housing to achieve government targets.
  • Delight our customers by putting them at the heart of everything we do.

How are we going to deliver this?

We need the right people with the right skills to deliver our priorities. The below provides more information about the diverse range of roles and opportunities we offer; including our award-winning Returners programme.

We work with the private and public sector to drive greater scheme investment. We prioritise direct developments, joint ventures and partnerships over land disposals, ensuring we maximise value and deliver real improvements.

The development of stations and surrounding land delivers clear benefi ts to passengers, businesses and local communities by unlocking: housing supply, attracting new businesses, creating jobs and helping stimulate the wider regeneration of town centres.

Be part of a team where you can transform and regenerate transport hubs, property and land to improve services for our passengers and communities.

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We manage the retail, food & beverage and national commercial contracts in managed stations. Our vision is for all Network Rail managed stations to be
destinations in their own right.

Our team manages 780,000 square feet of prime retail space, working with over 150 brands operating in over 650 units.

We also specialise in managing the commercial contracts for: services, advertising, car parks and left luggage within our stations.

With our continued footfall growth at stations, you can be part of our team to create unique spaces for passengers to eat, drink and shop.

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We help businesses grow and support the regeneration of our estate through investment and enhancement.

We provide inspiring commercial spaces for small to medium-sized businesses across Britain.

We have over 2,800 properties nationally, ranging from warehousing and retail offices, to offices. We work hard to create unique and vibrant spaces that inspire
the creativity of business owners. Join the team to be part of shaping future developments.

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We use our in-depth knowledge of planning processes to support the development of the railway and our property assets.

We support national projects and rail schemes, using our expertise in many services, such as: town planning, strategic planning, bespoke mapping and many more.

We have a duty of care as one of the largest landowners of protected structures to preserve and enhance the heritage of our railway and assets.

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We provide strategic land and property solutions across our assets within the rail industry.

Our team provide land and property strategies, delivering acquisitions to support the full range of rail projects and through selling surplus land.

Join the team to contribute to our strategic solutions.

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We provide corporate office accommodation for the central functions and are responsible for managing the national facilities related contracts for all workplaces.

We are also the single point of contact with the Government Property Agency for all accommodation matters including compliance and benchmarking against other government departments. Our aim is to design and provide creative and sustainable workspaces that enable our staff to work flexibly and collaboratively.

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At Network Rail, we recognise that there are times when you may need to take a break from your profession and know that trying to return to work in the same industry after time out can be tough and daunting. We appreciate that individuals like you are a great asset to the organisation and can bring with you enriched experience and knowledge from your career break. The Property Returner programme is designed with you in mind.

The programme starts with a comprehensive induction and a period of shadowing. You will have a buddy in your immediate team and a mentor from the wider business to ensure that you can settle into your role in a quick and stress-free way. You will also have the support and guidance of the HR team for additional training and development needs.

Flexible working can be considered, subject to a commitment of a minimum of 21 hours a week. You will need to be within reasonable commuting distance to the location you are applying for.

To be eligible for the programme, you will need:

  • To have had a career break from the profession of 2+ years (either out of the workforce or in a field or profession outside of property surveying or finance)
  • An interest in making a difference to improve the passenger experience and in creating great places for people, businesses and communities across the country

Contracts are initially on a fixed term agreement with the potential to be made permanent if a suitable role is available.

Find out about our 2020 returners programme.

This is the only graduate scheme within Network Rail that is aimed at gaining MRICS chartership.

On the Property Graduate scheme you’ll be exposed to many different areas of Property and experience functions you may not have realised existed at Network Rail.

Find out more about our Property Graduate scheme

Meet some of our people

We asked some of our people across the country what they most value about working at Network Rail Property.