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About Network Rail

“If you’ve just finished university, we can offer you a career that’s going places.”

As part of a rail industry that millions of people rely on every day, you’ll have the rare opportunity to combine working on some of the UK’s largest infrastructure projects, innovating with new technology and helping to shape the future of our nation.

Owning, operating and developing Britain’s railway infrastructure makes us a major player in this sector. With over 20 of the UK’s largest stations, 20,000 miles of track and 30,000 bridges, tunnels and viaducts all under our control, we’re able to offer graduates the perfect balance of long-term stability and incredible career possibilities.

Whether you’re pursuing a career in Engineering, Business, IT, Finance, Operations or anything in between, we’ve got a variety of programmes designed to help you hone your specialism and achieve your ambitions. We offer world class training, recognised qualifications, expert guidance and the chance to play a vital role in delivering billions of pounds’ worth of projects designed to improve the journeys of families, friends, colleagues and businesses.

Working on the fastest growing, safest railway in Europe means your work will connect people with jobs, goods with markets, and stimulate new housing and economic growth. We’re a business with real purpose, who cares about people and is making a positive impact on society. We’re growing every year and we’re always pushing boundaries.

We’re on an exciting journey. Join us.


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"The placement is suitable for either an electrical, electrical & electronic or mechanical engineering student. You will be based within the Electrification & Plant maintenance engineering team in Western West delivery unit as part of the t..." Read full review


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