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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, company culture, work-life-balance, relatively high pay, cracking pension, lots of travel opportunities.


As a graduate, plenty of 'hurry up and wait'.

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: 08:00

Finish: 15:30

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

The application is fairly standard compared to other companies' graduate scheme interviews, so just consider the usual advice of being yourself etc.

Also, enjoy the pirate ship game!

Do you have any interview tips?

Network Rail seems to hire 'nice' people rather than the sort of people you'd find on 'The Apprentice', so just make sure to smile, and be yourself!

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