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    SWR Repaints and Refurbishments

    I drove it this morning to London. First full 9 car ive seen and driven in passenger service. Notice the different colours on 005? The plain white paint rather than the silver vinyls as seen on the other 2 units? The passenger interior is better (refurbed) shame 1st class, and lack of "power...
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    Hi there, Just seen your post about the GWR interview, congratulations. Are you a qualified...

    Hi there, Just seen your post about the GWR interview, congratulations. Are you a qualified driver? May I ask wht depot it is for as the interview I had was for a qualified drivers role at Exeter. The questions they ask you from what I remember are: 1. Why are you applying? 2. What do...
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    GWR - Oxford based Drivers route Knowledge

    Hi all, Hope you are all well, especially for those who have been on this forum for as long as I have even longer. Ive searched through google and this forum and cant seem to find answers to the question. Im a mainline Train driver for South West Trains and have been fully productive for 3...
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    Southern Rail next stage of assessment

    Degsi00, Hi there, used to work for Southern for 4 years before transferring to South West Trains (currently training as a mainline driver). I can say for Guard (Conductor as Southern call them) they use the SCAAT test, for Driver they'll use Group Bourdon as far as I know. If you...
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    SWT Trainee Driver

    Hi Badu If I were you id give them a ring today if you can, As far as I know they only froze recruitment whilst the olympics where on. I could be wrong though. They are still running courses this year as far as Im aware. October course should of started recently, November Course starting soon...
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    Any new SWT drivers out there?

    Hi this Tuesday? id get revising if I where you, should be in 2 parts, if I remember rightly, part 1 is fault finding and group bourdon and part 2 (done on a separate day) is trainability part 1 + 2, dtg reactions test (colours and sound reaction) and structured interview. For this Tuesday...
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    SWT Driver Manager Interview

    hi mate, sorry to hear that news, with swt, I know what its like, alot of the time I just emailed instead of ringing them up so I had information given to me in some form of writing. Im sorry to hear that news tho mate. Was it the only bit you didnt pass? if so mate, at least you know where you...
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    SWT Driver Manager Interview

    Hi matey, ive been told the medical I had a week thursday all came back fine and that I'll be starting on 2nd of April. When I rang South West Trains last week they said they will send course details and contract in the post shortly so I can get my notice arranged in my current job as a...
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    SWT Driver Manager Interview

    Hi Benbow and Liam86 I had my interview recently for the Mainline Drivers job at Fratton. I know how pressurising the structured interview can be, so all the best for the final result your waiting to hear from your assesment. As for the final interview with a Driver Line Manager, basically as...
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    the 350 for bve just as good mate if not identical (in terms of cab and sounds) to the 444

    the 350 for bve just as good mate if not identical (in terms of cab and sounds) to the 444
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    hi mate, stopped doing the 444 project years ago. still play bve but lost interest in doing the...

    hi mate, stopped doing the 444 project years ago. still play bve but lost interest in doing the 444, mainly cos of work.
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    Class 314

    nope, not me, only just got back in use with bve and this forum after like 3 years.
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    Class 314

    hi, sorry to bring up old topic, can't find class 314 anywhere, could someone please send it to my email address haroldbailey1989 (AT) gmail (DOT) com. Thanks, harold
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    [KRS] Screenshots and Video

    Looks great, looking forward to this one.
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    Class 56 W.I.P

    The 56 looks great. Amazing piece of traction they are. :) Harold.

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