Exciting career opportunities at all levels within our Regional and Group property teams.

We’re currently restructuring our business to create a more service driven organisation that puts passengers first. Part of this restructure includes introducing five new regions (Eastern, North West & Central, Scotland, Southern and Wales & Western) and one Group Property team.

As part of this change, there are a number of exciting opportunities at all levels within all the new teams across the country.

Are you the sort of person who loves the challenge of working on something new? Does the prospect of being part of a new team of Property Professionals with a diverse range of skills appeal to you? If so, find out more about our latest career opportunities below.

Who we are

The Property division is accountable for the management of Network Rail’s land and property assets. Across our property business units, we specialise in delivering acquisitions and land and town planning strategy to support the company’s operational ambition; property development, commercial lettings in our stations and wider estate; and management of our corporate office accommodation.

We also create exceptional spaces that provide passengers with great environments to eat, drink, shop and relax, while allowing businesses to thrive.


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Property in numbers

2,800 small to medium-sized business spaces

Retail across 19 of Britain’s busiest stations

Property revenue of £200 million + each year

Who you are

Agile | Enthusiastic | Customer focussed

You are someone who is keen to do things differently. With a passion for customer service and a determination to make a difference. You’d like your impact to be more than a job. You want your impact to actually make a difference. You believe in a more balanced working life.

Latest opportunities

Eastern region

With railway from the borders of Scotland to the nation’s capital, Eastern region is critical to the success of Britain.

It is an incredibly busy region, operating some of the busiest and most congested rail lines in the country, transporting large numbers of commuters to and from busy cities including Newcastle, Leeds, Sheffield, Derby, Norwich, Cambridge and London.

Map of Eastern region

The Eastern region is also home to other major transport hubs including three airports and 13 freight ports. Connecting millions of people every day to city, town, coast and country. Connecting people to friends and family, jobs and leisure, as well as goods to businesses here and abroad.

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.

York and Stratford (London)

Senior Surveyor

This position will allow you to support and provide strategic property advice to enable the timely acquisition of land for projects and rail enhancements

Location: York
Closing date: Friday 4 September 2020
Job reference number: IRC2192414

North West and Central region

North West & Central (NW&C) is the ‘Backbone of Britain’ – the economic spine linking our main cities. We connect workers with jobs, people with loved ones and goods to market.

Our infrastructure runs from London Euston and Marylebone in the south through the Chiltern and West Midlands regions, the North West of England and Cumbria before joining with Scotland at Gretna. We are home to the West Coast Mainline, the busiest mixed-use railway in Europe, serving London, Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

We have 8,000 employees. Our vision is “One team safely delivering excellent services for customers and taxpayers.” We will achieve this vision by embedding a safe, caring workforce culture that welcomes everyone and embraces new ideas and fresh thinking.

Birmingham and Manchester

Scotland's railway

Scotland’s Railway covers a large geographical area from the Borders to Thurso at the far tip of the North East of Scotland.

Network Rail Property in Scotland is changing. We are moving a new regional structure which will place us closer to our customers and stakeholders giving us the opportunity to do what we do best – provide a first class service to the core business and manage and grow our unique portfolio of property assets.

This change means that we will be recruiting a number of staff over the next few months. If you are interested in joining a high performing and highly engaged team and being part of the future of railway property in Scotland see our current roles below.


Asset Manager

A great opportunity to be a key member of a 70 strong team who manage commercial activities at the largest 19 stations in the UK

Location: Glasgow
Closing date: Friday 7 September 2020
Job reference number: IRC2192652

Southern region

The Southern region serves rail passengers and freight operators from Devon in the West, to Kent in the East.

The region covers Dorset, Hampshire, East and West Sussex, Surrey, Kent and South London as well as the Network Rail High Speed route which carries channel tunnel services.

The vision for the Southern region property team is “To put our passengers and customers at the heart of everything we do by creating an efficient, safe and sustainable Property portfolio that supports our people and the delivery of our operational railway, ensures value for money and generates income to reinvest in the railway”.

Basingstoke, London, Three Bridges and Singlewell.

Wales and Western

With a 5,000-strong workforce and 2,700 miles of railway, our routes are here to serve communities and businesses of Wales, the Thames Valley, West of England and the South West Peninsula.

We transport commuters to key employment hubs including London, Cardiff, Bristol, Birmingham, Manchester and Liverpool. We directly serve London Heathrow, Europe’s busiest international airport and provide connections to Cardiff, Bristol, Birmingham, Manchester, and London Gatwick airports.

Map showing Wales and Western region

We support leisure and tourism in all of these areas and support critical freight services, notably aggregates, moving millions of tonnes of freight every year. We are focussed on getting the basics right; putting the passenger first to provide a safe, reliable and high performing railway every day.

Cardiff and Swindon.


This role will offer you the opportunity to work a diverse range of work.
It will be challenging.  But you will be able to develop and hone your skills within a small but supportive team working on some of the busiest parts of Britain’s railway.

Location: Swindon
Closing date: Friday 21 August 2020
Job reference number: IRC2191444

Meet some of our team

Maria – Surveyor

Julian – Surveyor

Dale – Senior surveyor

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