Communities

The railway touches almost every community in Britain. Our work not only impacts the millions who travel by rail daily, but also our lineside neighbours and the natural environment that shares space with our infrastructure.



Network Rail recognised for BAME work

Network Rail has been recognised for its work to improve career opportunities for young members of the black community. The news comes amid Network Rail’s continuous efforts to become a more open and diverse organisation. It won the Corporate Award at a ceremony held on Saturday 20 October by social enterprise Reach Society, which aims to motivate and … Continued


Embracing differences to make a difference

“The best way to spread any kind of word is to have dedicated volunteers like myself who are passionate about change.” Sharon Salmon is co-chair of Cultural Fusion, Network Rail’s black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) employee network aimed at recognising the benefits of a diverse workforce. She believes personal and shared experiences can help foster … Continued


“I wanted a job that helped make a difference to people’s lives.”

Shannon joined our apprenticeship scheme three years ago after spotting an opportunity to study while pursuing a varied career. She’s one of more than 1,000 apprentices learning new skills from expert trainers at one of Britain’s biggest employers. Engineering apprenticeships We’ve just opened our application process for aspiring engineers looking to start their training next spring. We … Continued