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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?


Work/Life balance and in general flexibility is amazing. However this does differ with managers, the opportunities available to me in terms of training and career progression are also very broad.


The role can become lacklustre due to being a graduate. Also, some things do become stale as there are very old-fashioned procedures within Network Rail.

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: 07:00

Finish: 15:00

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

If you are unsure of how you want to progress in your career and are looking for a way to experience multiple fields Network Rail is the perfect company for you. It might not be the highest salary but in terms of opportunity and breadth, it's perfect.

Do you have any interview tips?

Have a rough overview of the railway industry, find out how systems related to your fieldwork. Show that you are capable of working in a team and with people from different disciplines.

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