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Network Rail

State-owned company that manages rail infrastructure in Great Britain

Network Rail is a British "not for dividend" company limited by guarantee whose principal asset is Network Rail Infrastructure Limited, a company limited by shares. Network Rail owns and operates the fixed infrastructure parts of the British railway system.

Network Rail
TypeCompany limited by guarantee
IndustryRailway infrastructure provision
When it was created2002
HeadquartersLondon, United Kingdom
Key peopleSir Ian McAllister, Chairman
Iain Coucher Chief Executive
Peter Henderson – Group Infrastructure Director
Ron Henderson - Group Finance Director
Money earned£5.8 Billion (2007)[1]


  1. Report & Accounts 2007