|With railway from the borders of Scotland to the nation’s capital, Eastern region is critical to the success of Britain.
We are an incredibly busy region, operating some of the busiest and most congested rail lines in the country, transporting large numbers of commuters to and from busy cities including Newcastle, Leeds, Sheffield, Derby, Norwich, Cambridge and London.
Our region is also home to other major transport hubs including three airports and 13 freight ports. We connect millions of people every day to city, town, coast and country. We connect people to friends and family, jobs and leisure, as well as goods to businesses here and abroad.
Eastern region in numbers
More than a billion annual passenger journeys
· 3 managed stations: Leeds, King’s Cross and Liverpool Street
· 6,042 route miles (31.2% of national)
· 3,400 passenger services every day and 15 train operators
· 1,057,462 tonnes of freight moved a week with 1,742 freight movements – the highest of all regions
· 2,614 level crossings
· 9,278 bridges
· 9,262 signals
|The Eastern Region is a business with 10,000 staff, £10bn capital expenditure, £4bn operating expenditure and £2.5bn of income over our 5-year funding period. The region is comparable to many FTSE 350 companies.
As part of Network Rail’s transformation to put the passengers at the heart of what we do, there are several exciting new roles being created within the Eastern Region as part of the devolution process.
These roles assist and support the provision of a comprehensive financial and management accounting service to the business areas. Working with a wide variety of stakeholders and a diverse businesses portfolio.
Salary: Band 5 – circa £25,000 depending on experience