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The following is a Graduate Review for Network Rail.

Network Rail scores 3.7/5 based on 351 reviews.

All reviews are based exclusively on results of feedback from employees from Network Rail. Employees are asked to rate Network Rail on a wide range of work place topics, which is broken down through star ratings on the right hand side.

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What are the Best and Worst things about your job?


Freedom to choose different placements and areas to learn in.


The lack of structure can sometimes become annoying as you need to use a lot of initiative all of the time which can be difficult when you are new to the business and have no contacts.

What is the annual salary for this role?

Starting salary: £25,000 - £27,000

Current salary: £25,000 - £27,000

Finish: 16:30

What advice would you give to someone applying to this role?

Be as thorough as possible about previous experience and be sure to excel in the video interview as this tends to be the stage when most candidates are knocked out of the final rounds of the process.

Do you have any interview tips?

The interview throws up some unexpected questions e.g. they expect you to have a good understanding of railway safety and procedures which isn't that obvious when applying.
The group assessment didn't seem particularly well run but be sure to contribute enough to make your voice heard. Unfortunately, most groups suffer with having people who want to take over the whole thing and not give others the chance to speak.

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