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    Which TOCs accept the DB Schenker private driver assesment?

    I done it and was best investment I ever made! When I was doing them, I was in with a large group who were being assessed for Northern at the time and at end there were only two of us left...
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    Staines Driver Shift Patterns/Rosters

    Not saw it happen once in the 2 TOCs I have worked for
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    Staines Driver Shift Patterns/Rosters

    Very rarely is that enforced only if you get a jobsworth type!
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    Virgin Train East Coast Train Manager

    Have a look over on the VTEC Trainee Driver thread and see what trials and tribulations has went on there! It is a walk in the park for you guys compared to that.. Get used to it is the advice I am afraid, it you want the job it will be worth the wait
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    DB Cargo Driver Vacancies - many locations

    I do not work for them (Thank God) buy work with 4 guys that have just managed to escape in last 2 months, I have asked them your ? SFA came the replies
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    Train Drivers retirement age?

    Just a quick? Would I be able to go down to part time hours or job share at say 60 (if available) and defer my pension at that point or would my pension then be based on the part time salary when I decided to draw it? I know guys that take part time and enjoy a good salary and their pension...
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    Trainee Train Driver - Virgin Trains East Coast

    I have got nothing more to add to this thread other than congratulations to those that have been taken forward and best wishes to all that are still waiting to hear! I hope it is good news! To those that are going forward to psychometrics best of luck to you. Hope to see some of you in the...
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    Trainee Train Driver - Virgin Trains East Coast

    Virgin Trains East Coast
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    Trainee Train Driver - Virgin Trains East Coast

    He got his info from me
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    Trainee Train Driver - Virgin Trains East Coast

    Congrats, when did you find out?
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    Trainee Train Driver - Virgin Trains East Coast

    It is the state of the industry as a whole at the moment sadly
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    Trainee Train Driver - Virgin Trains East Coast

    Well the ones jumping are going from frying pan into fire then in areas that VTEC operate in. Freight is on its knees, the Cancer that is DOO is spreading to most other TOCS or at least they are trying to spread it, Industrial disputes are going to be popping up all over shop. Good luck to...

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