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The following is a Graduate Review for Network Rail.

Network Rail scores 3.7/5 based on 354 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?


Flexibility, diversity, benefits, exposure, meetings loads of people.


Slow learning and progression, little real engineering work.

What is the annual salary for this role?

Starting salary: £25,000 - £27,000

Current salary: £25,000 - £27,000

What hours do you actually work, on average?

Start: 08:30

Finish: 16:30

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

Bear in mind that you there's enough exposure in outside works; you won't be confined to an office. Try to learn as much as you can for this role before applying, preferably from someone who has already been in the scheme. Try and understand the company's structure, which is incredibly complex. Have clear in your mind that the role is separated into 4 different semesters, doing completely different things in each.

Do you have any interview tips?

Show you are keen for engagement, have basic technical skills and drive for progression.

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