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    Freightliner Various Trainee Drivers

    164 pages is a lot of browsing., anyone that’s recently started/been through the process., can you briefly explain accommodation and travel the the training please? Training in Tilbury, Home Depot is Eastleigh. I emailed and got a reply stating “the scheme will run out of reading with vehicles...
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    SWR Guards Recruitment 2021

    woking-specific - 7 new ones just finished/finishing training including myself.. I'm leaving to go drive, and there's a number retiring soon, so there is the potential for some vacancies to arise.. but I personally wouldn't expect much movement for several months.. await the intro of 701s
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    Freightliner Various Trainee Drivers

    Looks like it.. i had to turn down Southampton with an august start date as we have a newborn early September., so pleased I didn’t have to wait that long!
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    Freightliner Various Trainee Drivers

    Hello! Got my call.. intermodal driver out of Eastleigh.. was 6th on waiting list prior to this.. Weeks 1-11 21939 Weeks 12-49 28208 Week 50+ 51765 with pay being negotiated end of this year suggestion was that training will take place in Tilbury (most likely) or Crewe.
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    Route learning tips please?

    Agree with stations in order first.. and ultimately I did my guard's route learning by exceptions and patterns.. if a platform curves with you, nearly always a banner repeater, and if it curves against you/island platform, you get an off indicator. No starter signal at Norbiton.. starter signals...
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    Tips for earlies

    Until my coaching the week before I hadn't needed to leave the house before 7 since November., training school and GIs don't like to start early. I was fine until 3am, but then I laid down next to my son to settle him and went out like a light waking up at 6.. just embarrassing. I've got 1 week...
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    Tips for earlies

    Hello all.. Only this week I finished all my coaching and became productive.. but I have already fallen victim to not being up on time and essentially being absent and my work going to someone spare. Can I please ask for advice as to what you do to ensure you're up on time? I know its as...
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    SWR start finish times Waterloo

    0420 earliest start and 0321 finish from what I can see on standard turns.. as pointed out, there are a number of night turns
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    DLR - PSA (28/06/21)

    Applied, many thanks OP.
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    DLR - PSA (28/06/21)

    £40,097.37 per year, £36,087.63 during training https://www.railwaypeople.com/Rail-Jobs/Rail-Operations-Jobs/Passenger-Service-Agent/Details/142261 is this the salary for this role?
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    Trainee freightliner mendip

    I emailed about this and discovered I'm 6th in the queue talent pool-wise.. fingers crossed
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    SWR Guards Recruitment 2021

    definitely incorrect.. 444/450 and 458s + diesel are going nowhere.. still operating doors on this traction.. 701s starting Windsor and working way across
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    Trainee freightliner mendip

    Thanks for this., the position was for Southampton, training in Westbury.. ultimately if they'd said late September, I was there, but alas.. I had to work through my last paternity leave, so I'm making amends this time. I'm 2 weeks away form passing out as a guard and getting that all important...

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