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Network Rail is a railway infrastructure management company. They own and look after most of the UK's railway network.

Do Network Rail pay breaks?

Sometimes. Only some people get paid breaks at Network Rail.

Public Transport Providers who pay breaks include Hitachi, MTR and West Midlands Trains.

Last updated 1 June 2023

How we know this

Based on data from 64 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between December 2022 and June 2023.

36% of people say they don’t get paid breaks.

Why this matters

A good job should have paid breaks.

You should be paid for all your time at work, whether you’re on a break or not.

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What people are saying about sick pay at Network Rail

  • Best thing

    Working alone. Good pay

    Worst thing

    Not able to take full proper breaks


    Network Rail Employee, April 2021

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