Resources

If you work in careers or you want to provide advice and information on what a career in rail looks like, you've come to the right place.

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Whether it's building bridges and tunnels, driving trains, protecting the environment around the railways, or helping passengers, there's a route into rail for everyone.

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Routes into Rail Downloadable Pack

The Routes into Rail Outreach Pack is downloadable for you to read and share with your students, colleagues and friends, or anyone who wants to know more about working in rail.

It gives an overview of the rail industry with lots of useful links to apprenticeship and graduate schemes, illuminating facts on skills needed and some stories from young people who are already working in rail.

Stories

Data Analyst Apprentice at NSAR

I started at NSAR in August of 2018 as a Data Analyst in the Skills Intelligence Team having worked at NSAR over the previous summer for work experience. Currently I’m in my third year of a four-year Degree-level apprenticeship in Digital and Technology Solutions at London South Bank University.
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Keneefia, track apprentice at Network Rail

I am a track apprentice. Every day is a different day. Our main job is to maintain the railway, so that can lead from doing surveying to making sure the spacing of the railway is correct… on to heavy maintenance, which is to replace any defects we see, welding, the list goes on…
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