Ex-Armed Forces

Rail offers a range of career opportunities for those who have recently left or are planning to leave the armed forces. Several rail employers have signed the Armed Forces Covenant, through which they pledge to make sure that the armed forces community is treated fairly and can optimise their highly transferable skills.

Ex-armed forces schemes in rail

Below you will find information on the various ex-armed forces schemes available across the rail sector.

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HS2 is the biggest infrastructure project in Europe. With the vast range of skills required to build the railway there is a job opportunity that could suit everyone. The majority of the vacancies available are in our supply chain.

To find out what jobs are currently available visit our jobs board here HS2. Buildforce is HS2 Military job brokerage partner responsible for supporting service leavers and veterans into roles on HS2. If you require support with your application, or want help finding a role on HS2 that’s right for you please contact Buildforce

Network Rail

Network Rail is the biggest employer in rail and has resources and information



Siemens are committed to helping service leavers make the smoothest possible transition to civilian life.


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