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 Ratings3.9

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Feb 2020)20,686(+2%)
Revenue (FY, 2019)£6.7 B(+2%)

Key People/Management at Network Rail

Caroline Carruthers

Caroline Carruthers

Chief Data Officer

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)
GBPY, 2019

Revenue/Employee

337.7k

Financial Leverage

8.4 x
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Network Rail Online and Social Media Presence

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Network Rail News and Updates

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

Network Rail takes industry lead and abolishes retentions as part of a suit of contract changes

Network Rail are taking an industry leading step to change the way major suppliers working on the railways pay their subcontractors.
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Network Rail Blogs

Train services resume at Rotherham Central station following severe flooding over the weekend

Network Rail has reopened the lines at Rotherham Central station this afternoon (Monday, 17 February) following severe flooding to the railway.

UPDATE: Gospel Oak to Barking line freight derailment – Line to reopen Wednesday 19 February

Following good progress by engineers over the weekend, despite Storm Dennis, services on the Gospel Oak to Barking line are expected to resume on Wednesday 19 February.

Barrow-in-Furness station subway to be made cleaner and brighter for passengers

Passengers in Cumbria are being advised to plan their journeys during Barrow-in-Furness station’s major subway upgrade later this month.

Storm Dennis – how we’re responding

This weekend, Storm Dennis caused widespread disruption to the railway – just days after Storm Ciara. Our teams are working around the clock to respond to problems caused by the severe weather and get passengers moving safely. Please check National Rail Enquiries for up-do-date travel information be…

New, longer platform opens at Market Harborough railway station

Network Rail has today (Monday, 17 February) opened a new, longer platform at Market Harborough station, which will allow longer trains with more seats to call there.

New signalling system introduced on the Wherry lines

Over 130 years of signalling history came to an end today on the Wherry lines with the reopening of the Norwich to Yarmouth line following completion of work to introduce a new computerised signalling system, improving reliability of train services. A section of the East Suffolk line from Beccles to…
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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 Caroline Carruthers.

  • How many employees does Network Rail have?

    Network Rail has 20,686 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 £322.7 k.

  • Who are Network Rail competitors?

    Competitors of Network Rail include SAC, Amtrak and Grayrentals.

  • 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.