- The contribution of the industry and its supply chain, namely is the employment of approximately 212,000 people, the generation of £9.3bn in GVA each year, and the provision of £3.9bn of tax revenue. Importantly, the tax contribution almost exactly offsets funding provided by government to the industry;
- Up to £13bn in benefits to passengers and freight users a year;
- Up to £10bn worth of additional productivity in the economy which arises through the impact of the rail industry on
other sectors of the economy (source Women in Rail: Industry survey-
Rail literally has an A-Z of careers that gives you the ability to really design your career. Whether that is one chosen career path or to seek out a range of flexible and varying career pathways depending on your interests and ambitions.
The rail industry provides a wide range of opportunities from train drivers to tradespeople to engineers and customer service. There are opportunities for a professional career in marketing, sales, human resources (HR), training and development, work health and safety (WHS), finance, administration, legal, and information technology (IT) as well as a construction, operational and infrastructure careers.