A world of opportunity

From architecture to accountancy and engineering to ecology, there’s a role for everyone in rail. Learn about a wide range of careers, apprenticeships and training opportunities.

Become a future pioneer

Over the next five years there will be tens of thousands of new jobs in the railway, including many apprenticeships.  This heralds a life-changing opportunity, for people of all backgrounds, to consider a rewarding role in an industry that’s going places.

Railway 200 invites people, interested in science, technology, engineering and maths, to think about a career in rail and become the pioneers of tomorrow.  A wide range of exciting, and sometimes surprising, roles are available such as architect, ecologist, drone pilot and data controller.

If you’re interested in a role in rail, for you or your children, visit Routes into Rail. If you’re at school, or in the railway and want to upskill, and would like to know more about becoming an apprentice, when you can earn and learn at the same time, find the right apprenticeship for you.