Network Rail

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Network Rail owns and operates the railway infrastructure in England, Wales and Scotland. The Company has already developed a world class reputation for taking care of their track - it is one of the safest railways in Europe. Network Rail works round-the-clock to provide a reliable experience for the millions using Europe’s fastest-growing railway each and every day.

TypePrivate
Founded2002
HQMilton Keynes, GB
Websitenetworkrail.co.uk
Employee Ratings4.1

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Oct 2020)21,649
Revenue (FY, 2019)£6.7 B(+2%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Network Rail

Andrew Haines

Andrew Haines

Chief Executive
Jeremy Westlake

Jeremy Westlake

Chief Financial Officer
Susan Cooklin

Susan Cooklin

Route Services Director
Rob Brighouse

Rob Brighouse

Senior Indepedent Director
Paul McMahon

Paul McMahon

Interim Managing Director, System Operator
Caroline Murdoch

Caroline Murdoch

Group Communications Director
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Network Rail Office Locations

Network Rail has offices in Milton Keynes, London, Manchester and York
Milton Keynes, GB (HQ)
Elder Gate
London, GB
1 Eversholt St, Kings Cross
Manchester, GB
2, Square One, 4 Travis St
York, GB
Audax Rd
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Network Rail Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2002
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Network Rail Revenue

Network Rail's revenue was reported to be £6.68 b in FY, 2019
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2019)

6.7b

Net income (FY, 2019)

(225.0m)

EBIT (FY, 2019)

1.4b

Cash (31-Mar-2019)

450.0m
GBPFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

6.1b6.1b6.3b6.6b6.7b

Depreciation and amortization

1.7b1.9b1.5b1.6b1.8b

EBIT

1.7b1.6b2.0b1.8b1.4b

EBIT margin, %

29%26%32%28%21%
GBPFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

313.0m1.2b942.0m973.0m450.0m

Accounts Receivable

226.0m348.0m298.0m482.0m553.0m

Inventories

198.0m205.0m191.0m215.0m226.0m

Current Assets

2.0b3.4b2.8b4.1b2.4b
GBPFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash From Operating Activities

2.3b2.2b2.2b2.1b2.0b

Cash From Investing Activities

(6.2b)(5.8b)(6.3b)(6.9b)(4.6b)

Cash From Financing Activities

3.0b4.4b3.8b4.9b2.1b

Net Change in Cash

(889.0m)878.0m(249.0m)31.0m(523.0m)
GBPFY, 2015

Financial Leverage

9.1 x
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Network Rail Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

80/100

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Network Rail Online and Social Media Presence

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Network Rail News and Updates

Network Rail Said to Seek Partners for $1.9 Billion Fiber Plan

Network Rail Said to Seek Partners for $1.9 Billion Fiber Plan

Jacobs Secures Network Rail Framework to Deliver Design Services

DALLAS, Feb. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacobs (NYSE:J) has been awarded places on four Lots for Network Rail's prestigious Design Services Framework (DSF), to deliver multi-disciplinary technical and professional services, including geotechnical, civils and structures capability. This is...

Freight Railway Infrastructure Maintenance Market Future Growth, Opportunities, Industry Analysis, Global Forecast 2025 | China Railway, Network Rail, Deutsche Bahn AG, Russian Railways, SNCF, ADIF, FS Group

HTF MI newly added the Global Freight Railway Infrastructure Maintenance Market Report that gives meticulous investigation of current scenario of the Market size, share, demand, growth, trends, and forecast in the coming years.Top Companies Profiled in this report includes: China Railway Corporation…

UPDATE 1-Britain's Network Rail divests commercial property portfolio for $1.9 bln

Britain's Network Rail said on Monday that it has agreed to sell its commercial property portfolio to property outsourcing firm Telereal Trillium and a Blackstone Group affiliate for 1.46 billion pounds ($1.9 billion).

Britain's Network Rail divests commercial property portfolio for $1.9 bln

Britain's Network Rail said on Monday that it has agreed to sell its commercial property portfolio to property outsourcing company Telereal Trillium and a Blackstone Group affiliate for 1.46 billion pounds ($1.9 billion).

TCS seen front-runner for $3.5-bn Britain's Network Rail contract

HCL, Wipro also likely to bid for UK's biggest IT tender
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Network Rail Blogs

Network Rail supports Tomorrow’s Engineers Code

Network Rail supports Tomorrow's Engineers Code to promote STEM to young people. Research suggest 47 percent of 11-19 years old know very little about what engineers do and consider it a man's profession. Without enough students choosing STEM subjects and with aging workforces across the industry, t…

REMINDER: Vital rail upgrade works start this weekend on the Great Eastern Main Line

A programme of vital upgrades is planned in the run-up to Christmas to make rail services between Norwich and London more reliable.

New £15m Kintore station welcomes first passengers

Kintore re-joined Scotland’s Railway after an absence of 56 years this morning (Thursday, October 15) with the opening of the town’s new station.

Assisted travel services for everyone

Assisted travel services at our railway stations are available to help everyone travel with confidence. Look out for friendly faces to help you on your journey. There's always help when you need it, from travel and station information to a lift to your train from our mobility assistance teams. Wear …

Network Rail’s ‘open data’ programme gets lift-off

Almost 1,500 lifts and 300 escalators across some 500 stations around the country will soon be directly ‘live’ reporting their working condition. Passengers will be able to see which lifts and escalators are working, helping them plan their journeys through stations with real-time knowledge of the a…

Network Rail worker awarded MBE after training reserve signallers during COVID-19 pandemic

A former Network Rail Operations Manager, based in York, has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list for coming out of retirement to help train reserve signallers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Network Rail Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Network Rail founded?

    Network Rail was founded in 2002.

  • Who are Network Rail key executives?

    Network Rail's key executives are Andrew Haines, Jeremy Westlake and Susan Cooklin.

  • How many employees does Network Rail have?

    Network Rail has 21,649 employees.

  • What is Network Rail revenue?

    Latest Network Rail annual revenue is £6.7 b.

  • What is Network Rail revenue per employee?

    Latest Network Rail revenue per employee is £308.4 k.

  • Who are Network Rail competitors?

    Competitors of Network Rail include BNSF Railway, Amtrak and GATX.

  • Where is Network Rail headquarters?

    Network Rail headquarters is located at Elder Gate, Milton Keynes.

  • Where are Network Rail offices?

    Network Rail has offices in Milton Keynes, London, Manchester and York.

  • How many offices does Network Rail have?

    Network Rail has 4 offices.