Business expansion
United Kingdom
Yorkshire and the Humber; South Yorkshire; Sheffield
Location of affected unit(s)
Transportation / Storage
Warehousing And Support Activities For Transportation, Postal And Courier Activities
Warehousing And Support Activities For Transportation
52.2 - Support activities for transportation

160 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
26 April 2007
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date


160 new jobs are to be created in Woodhouse, South Yorkshire, as part of a 40 million GBP Network Rail project to create a new national engineering centre. The centre is to become the national hub for maintaining engineering trains and track machinery. Peter Henderson, projects and engineering director for Network Rail, said: 'Our plans are great news for the local area as they represent a big investment for the region and the creation of much needed jobs. The railway is thriving and this national hub will help to keep it running safely and effectively for years to come.'


  • 26 April 2007: BBC News


Eurofound (2007), Network Rail, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 65288, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/65288.