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    S-Car-Go replied to the thread WMT recruiting.
    I'll reply on message. Saves clogging up the thread :smile:
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    S-Car-Go replied to the thread WMT recruiting.
    I was a Sep '19 starter too, but for BLY depot. My induction must've been the 1 after yours.
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    Thanks @PupCuff for your input. I'm at the point of choosing what to do with my pension after changing TOCs. I didn't realise it had...
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    Ohhh, and I finally came up with 'dragons' as a nickname for them too ;)
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    The railway pensions scheme is final salary. It might be an umbrella that all the TOCs come under, but should all be final salary.
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    S-Car-Go replied to the thread Was the Pendolino worth it?.
    It has a 140mph design speed, and I'm sure it it was very possible to be spec'd at 155mph by Alstom. But there were a few prohibitive...
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    I guess lockdown has been difficult for everyone in different ways. Horrendous hayfever allergies for me this year! Sounds promising for...
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    From what our training group has experienced of the apprenticeship, if you don't have A-C in GCSE Maths, English and ICT, you are...
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    Just came across this thread. I'm in the same boat (I would say train but haven't been in 1 of those in months!). Barely 20 hours into...
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    S-Car-Go replied to the thread Training Centres, where?.
    Bletchley driver training is done in 3 locations. 1st week induction and simulator work is in Birmingham. Classroom work is split...
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    S-Car-Go replied to the thread WMT driver pool 2021.
    The application process for this role (at any TOC) is partly luck of the online system & algorithms. After failing final interview with...
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    S-Car-Go replied to the thread WMT driver pool 2021.
    There was a lot of EMT recruitment for Kettering/Corby wasn't there? The electrification is proceeding apace from Bedford. Training is...
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    S-Car-Go replied to the thread WMT driver pool 2021.
    Well I haven't seen this year's applications, but it sounds the same format as last year. The SJT was internal, and Abellio sent a link...
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    S-Car-Go replied to the thread WMT driver pool 2021.
    This will be the internal SJT. It usually consists as @Sal79 said of a 4 way multiple choice. 15-20 questions. It will be hypothetical...
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    S-Car-Go replied to the thread WMT driver pool 2021.
    The furthest 1 of our group commutes is 30 miles/55 min. For me it's 20 miles/40 min. But in a bad rush hour that could creep up to 1...

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