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    Best of luck with it

    Best of luck with it
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    No, you would be taken on as you would still learn all other routes, also training takes a while...

    No, you would be taken on as you would still learn all other routes, also training takes a while so they need to get staff in place for when it does start
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    The Tyne Valley which is Newcastle to Carlisle with trains terminating at Hexham/Prudhoe and...

    The Tyne Valley which is Newcastle to Carlisle with trains terminating at Hexham/Prudhoe and Metrocente Newcastle via the Coast to Hartlepool/ Middlesbrough/ Nunthorpe Newcastle to Middlesbrough via Darlington on the main line Mainline to Morpeth and Chathill Bishop Auckland to Saltburn Also I...
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    Both earlies and lates, ealries starting from around 0500, latest finishing around 0130. Shifts...

    Both earlies and lates, ealries starting from around 0500, latest finishing around 0130. Shifts varying in length up to around 10 hours. Normally around a 4 day week 35 hours. Monday to Saturday, Sundays are outside your contracted hours and are paid at an enhanced rate, you are obliged to work...
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    Yes I'm currently a Newcastle Conductor, is there anything in particular you would like to know?

    Yes I'm currently a Newcastle Conductor, is there anything in particular you would like to know?
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    Driver course June.

    Fortunately I'm an internal applicant as I'm already working as a conductor so notice period was not required. The offer of a provisional start was received last month, roughly two months before the course is due to start, although this could vary widely between applicants so wouldn't be able to...
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    Driver course June.

    Medical was all fine, given a clean bill of health just awaiting confirmation as awaiting the drug test results to come back. So can start to look forward to getting going on the course now. 1621497556 Initial application was September 2020, DMI November, Psychometrics in December. And then...
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    Driver course June.

    There are three conductors from Newcastle including myself and I'm aware of one from Middlesbrough and one, possibly two from Carlisle as well as an MDD from Heaton. So a pretty large North East contingent. Looking forward to getting started just have to hope that if BoJo delays restrictions...
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    Driver course June.

    If its the course beginning the 21st for Northern, As a fellow conductor I'm also on the same course pending that I pass my medical on Tuesday there's a few internals I know that are also on the same one. 1620967860 Not sure how to send you a DM.

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