Engineer Tara Scott in PPE at the Bletchley flyover, watching it being taken apart, nighttime

International Women in Engineering Day 2021

Jun 23, 2021

This International Women in Engineering Day we're sharing how the railway offers a huge range of rewarding careers for everyone....

Darin Gray, reservist, in uniform in front of poppy display, daytime

Supporting Armed Forces personnel at Network Rail

Jun 23, 2021

This week we celebrate the contribution of our team members from the military. It comes as people across Britain take...

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Network Rail employees with bright tshirts and banners to celebrate LGBT Pride

Pride in our people: our LGBT community

Jun 3, 2021

Archway, one of our biggest employee networks, is celebrating LGBT Pride Month this June. We’re proud to be an inclusive employer. Archway, our lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) employee network, is one of seven such membership organisations at...

The cast of our 2021 Pride film 'Do I Offend You?'

Network Rail celebrates LGBT Pride Month

Jun 1, 2021

We’re marking LGBT Pride Month in style this year, with a host of activities including a brand new flagship film. The thought-provoking film – entitled Do I Offend You? – celebrates the contributions of seven...

Stratford Easter rail works, railway workers out on track, daytime

Railway Day – meet some of our Railway Heroes

Apr 30, 2021

We've faced unique challenges on the railway in the past year - namely, how to keep the network running safely as we faced staff, supply chain and PPE issues, just like any business. Our amazing...

Network Rail volunteers help set up a mass vaccination centre in Exeter

Railway Day – proud of our volunteers

Apr 30, 2021

Our people have been generous with their time and skills over the past year as they've found new ways to lending a helping hand during a difficult year. Here are just some of those stories...

Engineer Katherine Stowe on board our automatic train operation demonstration

Network Rail listed in Times Top 50 Employers for Women

Apr 29, 2021

We're proud that we have today (29 April) been named as one of the top 50 employers for women in the UK. The Times Top 50 Employers for Women is the UK’s most well-established listing...

Engineer Katie Tingle in front of a yellow engineering train, daytime

Inspire – our employee network for gender equality

Apr 29, 2021

The team behind our gender equality employee network is celebrating a landmark achievement. Network Rail has been named one The Times Top 50 Employers for Women. The list “celebrates outstanding progress and examples of best...

Close-up of Chloe Barnett, data manager

Change the Game – Q and A with data manager Chloe Barnett

Mar 24, 2021

A seat close to the fast-paced pit crew at a Formula 1 race track gave Chloe Barnett the excitement to pursue engineering. Now, she helps a team on a very different type of track ......

A station staff member in orange vest, face mask and plastic gloves with ticket barriers in background, daytime

Together – the railway reflects on a year since lockdown

Mar 23, 2021

Today (23 March) the railway has come together to mark a year since the UK entered its first lockdown. It's been a year like no other, with unprecedented challenges and change. But what will never...

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