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[This page was last updated on the 21st of April]


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I have created this page where I list all the externally advertised Train Crew and related Management and training jobs I am aware of in one place. This list may not be exhaustive and is only updated every few weeks. Some jobs, especially for Trainee Train Drivers, are only advertised for a short time and call fall between updates and it is as well to monitor the Jobs Pages of Train Operating Companies yourself so as not to miss anything. Details about where to apply are listed on the Train Operating Companies page.

WHAT TO DO NEXT

Around 400 people apply for every Trainee Train Driver’s vacancy. Only one – 0.25% – will succeed. Which means that it is almost impossible to get into this job with a casual approach. You need to know what you’re doing and prepare properly before you start. Well, start here….

Those who prepare well with How to Become’s one-day Train Driver Recruitment Preparation Course have an astonishing 75% success rate. It is a one day course that is held regularly in Maidstone and costs about £140. On it you will learn:

HOW TO APPLY AND PASS THE SELECTION PROCESS
  • What the role of involves.
  • How to demonstrate the assessable qualities throughout selection.
  • How to complete the application form to ensure success.
  • What the psychometric tests involve.
  • Sample Trainability for Rules and Procedures test.
  • Get to try a mechanical comprehension test.
  • Lots of Group-Bourdon testing and an online testing resource to take away.
  • How to be fully prepared for the testing day.
PREPARING TO PASS THE TRAINEE TRAIN DRIVER STRUCTURED AND MANAGER’S INTERVIEWS
  • The difference between both sets of interviews.
  • How to prepare effectively for the interviews to ensure success.
  • The structured interview and how to answer the questions.
  • How to demonstrate previous experience during the interviews.
  • What the manager’s interview involves and how to pass it.
  • Sample interview questions and responses.
  • A mock interview demonstration – get to try the interview.
  • How to answer the train driver interview questions.
  • Useful aids for practising – you will receive sample tests!
  • Trainee train driver recruitment details.

If you’re serious about going for this career you really need to do this course.
Click HERE for a FAQ sheet then…

Click on the banner below to book your place

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Current Vacancies


Passenger Train Operators…

Arriva Trains Wales Website, Jobs

Maintenance Technician – Ref – 17/66 – Closes 30/04/2017

c2c Website, Jobs

Duty Station Manager, Inner area, Full time, (Reference 000816) Closes – 21/04/2017

Caledonian Sleeper Website, Jobs
Nothing advertised

Chiltern Railways Website, Jobs
Apprentice Engineer x4 Closes 27/05/2017

Cross-Country Trains Website, Jobs

Nothing Advertised 

Crossrail Website, Jobs

Nothing Advertised

East Midlands Trains Website, Jobs
Fleet Delivery Manager, Reference: 2017-80 – Closes – 30/04/2017

Eurostar Website, Jobs
Engineering Manager – Ongoing
(Ref. 00413)

Eurotunnel Website
I do not check this company as train crew jobs are rarely advertised

First Great Western Website, Jobs
Qualified Train Drivers at East Region , Bristol & Penzance ,  closes – ongoing

First Hull Trains Website, Jobs
Qualified Train Drivers at East Region , Bristol & Penzance ,  closes – ongoing

First Trans-Pennine Express Website, Jobs
Qualified Train Drivers at East Region , Bristol & Penzance ,  closes – ongoing

Grand Central Website, Jobs

Nothing Advertised

Greater Anglia Website, Jobs
Various Roles Advertised

Heathrow Express Website, Jobs
Nothing Advertised

Island Line Website, Jobs
Various Roles Advertised

London Midland Website, Jobs
Nothing Advertised 

London Overground Website, Jobs
Nothing Advertised 

Merseyrail Website, Jobs

Nothing Advertised

Northern Rail Website, Jobs
Various Roles Advertised

ScotRail Website, Jobs
Nothing advertised

Southeastern Website, Jobs
Qualified Train Drivers – Victoria & Orpington Depots – Closes –  28/04/2017
Engineering Apprentice – 7 positions – Closes – 01/05/2017


South West Trains Website, Jobs
Various roles advertised

Southern Railway Website, Jobs
2017 Engineering Apprenticeship – Closes – 30/04/2017
Qualified Train Driver- Network Rail Infrastructure – Closes – 28/04/2017

Thameslink Great Northern Website, Jobs
2017 Engineering Apprenticeship – Closes – 30/04/2017
Qualified Train Driver- Network Rail Infrastructure – Closes – 28/04/2017

Virgin East Coast Trains Website, Jobs
Nothing Advertised 

Virgin Trains (West Coast) Website Jobs
Nothing Advertised

Colas Rail Website, Jobs
Various Roles Advertised

DB Schenker Website, Jobs
Nothing advertised

Devon & Cornwall Railways Website
Nothing currently advertised

Direct Rail Services Website, Jobs
Nothing currently advertised

Freightliner Website, Jobs
Various roles advertised

GB Railfreight Website, Jobs
Freight Train Manager (Driver) – Closes – 21/04/2017

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For all enquiries to How2become Ltd please contact Richard McMunn, directly at: info@how2become.com

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