Educational resources for children

With schools closed across Britain, many parents and guardians may be looking for extra educational resources for children. At Network Rail, we’re always eager to tell young people about all the exciting learning opportunities the railway has to offer. Here are some useful materials to keep kids busy while they’re at home… TV’s Maddie Moate … Continued

Just Like Me – Q and A with Katie Tingle

Katie Tingle probably wasn’t thinking about track geometry when she built her first Scalextric but she grew up to love it. Watch this film to find out why Katie, a scheme project manager at Network Rail, hopes to see more young women join her on the railway: Click here to watch Just Like Me, the full … Continued

Seven jobs you didn’t know existed on the railway

The railway offers a huge variety of career opportunities, from 3D modelling to protecting our biodiversity. If you love anything to do with science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM), life at Network Rail could be for you! Here are seven jobs you never knew you could do on the railway: 1 – Architect There is … Continued

Just Like Me – Q and A with Dorota and Emily

Dorota and Emily liken their work on the railway to forensics because our Victorian infrastructure keeps our people guessing about how it was first built. Watch this film to hear what inspired Dorota and Emily to explore engineering and why now is the best time to consider joining them: “Even now, I still like to … Continued

Signalling opportunities

Signalling is a crucial part of the railway infrastructure enabling trains to move safely around the network. Entry level signaller Our entry level signaller roles are your start into a rewarding career at Network Rail. You’ll play an integral part in the safe movement of trains across our network; connecting people, businesses and communities. We’ll … Continued

IWD: all-female team in first for track inspection

Our International Women’s Day celebrations continued with a first for Network Rail – an all-female-run shift using cutting-edge track inspection technology. On the evening of March 12, a team comprising women used Plain Line Pattern Recognition technology (PLPR), an important part of our strategy to predict and prevent faults before they occur. PLPR is state-of-the-art … Continued