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Welcome to the Railways Pension Scheme’s (RPS) page. The RPS scheme is generally available to Network Rail staff who have completed five years continuous service within the organisation.

You can learn more about the scheme, the benefits it offers and the costs involved by downloading and reading the RPS65 Scheme booklet.

There’s a wealth of information to be found on the Railway Pension Scheme (RPS) website. The Network Rail section of the RPS has gone through some changes to ensure we keep this pension option affordable and open, not just for existing members, but for members of staff who join in the future. You can learn more about these changes by clicking the links below.

If you are already a member you can login (or register) at the link below and learn more about your own unique benefits.

Useful links

Railways Pensions Scheme member login

Railways Pension Scheme member website videos and guides

Railways Pensions Scheme website

Pension Restructuring Premiums (PRPs)
Everything you need to know about Pension Restructuring Premiums (PRPs).

RPS Protected Rights
Factsheet explaining the terms “Protected Person” and “Indefeasible Right” and what they mean to you.

Your pension, your choice
Guide to the changes to the NR Section of the RPS that took place in 2012.

NR Section 2012 Changes Frequently Asked Questions

SMART pensions booklet
Information about SMART – an alternative way of paying pension contributions




Downloads

RPS 60 Members Guide
The Scheme booklet for members on the RPS60 terms. This is only for members who joined the RPS before 01/07/2012.

RPS 65 Members Guide
The Scheme booklet for members on the RPS65 terms.

RPS Nomination Form
It is very important to keep your expression of wish form up to date so the Trustee knows who you would like to receive any death benefits that may be payable.

RPS Transfer In Form
Move benefits built up in other schemes into your RPS pension.

BRASS Payroll Deduction Form (PM602A)
Use this form to join BRASS, the AVC arrangement for the RPS, or make any changes to your BRASS contributions. This form is for members who are not ‘protected persons’.

BRASS Future Contributions Change Form
Use this form to select where you would like your future BRASS contributions to be invested.

BRASS Payroll Deduction Form – Protected (PM602B Part 1)
Use this form if you are a ‘protected person’ to join BRASS, the AVC arrangement for the RPS, or make any changes to your BRASS contributions.

BRASS Waiver Form (PM602B Part 2)
Please complete this form if you are a ‘protected person’ and would like to start contributing in excess of the 15% limit to BRASS.