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    A career as a signaller

    If you have a grade 5 signaller who moves to a grade 1 crossing for maybe 10 years can he now just move back after 3 training days to a grade 3 because of virus
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    A career as a signaller

    Don't just look at 7 rest days it also gives you 6 12 hour shifts in 7 days
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    Another NR pension question

    Thanks for that information, I'm working today although I've no trains running so I've looked on that website but as I said earlier I've no idea what I'm looking at
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    Another NR pension question

    I'm 58 and have other savings and pensions, this is first workplace pension. The main two they ask about are Global Equity Lifestyle or Long Term Growth Lifestyle but when I read about them I've still know idea
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    Another NR pension question

    Would an IFA know about railway pensions? I think I'll move it to Brass but it's knowing which fund
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    Another NR pension question

    So I've now joined the railway pension scheme but they want to know what I want to do with the money I already have in my pension from the first 5 years work. I can leave it where it is or transfer it to Brass, if I go for Brass they give me a choice of funds to pick from. How do I know which is...
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    A career as a signaller

    Thank you for your replies
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    A career as a signaller

    It does just wondered with Christmas day being a Wednesday I would of normally worked if not Christmas
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    A career as a signaller

    I'm a signaller normally working 8 hour shifts been asked to work 12 on Christmas day and 8 rdw boxing day what rate will I be paid
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    A career as a signaller

    Maybe you could help with my query I joined RPS 2 months ago but have now been sent a Transfer Request and a Transfer In Form what do I do with them
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    N R Pension

    Thanks for your reply I've already agreed to join the RPS65 but have now had these other forms that I'm unsure about
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    N R Pension

    I'm a signaller who's done 5 years and now joined the railway pension so have been sent forms to fill in and don't really understand 2 of them. First one is a Transfer Request which I think is about the NR pension I've had for the last 5 years, and then I've got a Transfer in form. I've really...
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    A career as a signaller

    Thanks Tom, that's more than I knew before, yes I'm a signaller but unfortunately I'll only get 14 years in but anything's better than nothing
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    A career as a signaller

    Been at NR coming up 5 years and now had a letter about changing pensions could someone explain in simply terms the difference between what I'm on now and what I can join
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    Climate change is fake [mod warning - controversial topic - enter at your own risk]

    I do think that there's a lot of unanswered questions concerning all this, first it was global warming until we had a couple of cold winters then it became climate change, who is paying all the people who say it's due to humans? I agree something is happening 50 years ago I worked on a farm and...
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    A career as a signaller

    And what do you think the outcome will be 8s or 12s
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    tpe number

    Could someone let me have a number for tpe hr or number for someone who could tell me about working practises
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    Why The Obsession With Electric cars?

    I've read them but can't see any answers to Klamberts 205 post, in 207 he wants everyone out on bicycles and electric buses and in 206 you want things repairing who's going to do it, you also say about moving stuff around the country even your trains get moved by lorry. cCould you maybe answer...
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    Why The Obsession With Electric cars?

    Spoken like a true train spotter without a thought for how it would work. Would you put rail lines down every road so with trains running say every 15 minutes so people can get to work, shops, doctors? how would you have interconnecting trains? What do you class as rural so needing a car? Would...
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    Any TPE york drivers

    Just a couple of questions from a signaller near York who signal you and was just wondering. How far in advance do you know when your working, I know what shift I'm working any day next year do you. I also get given 4 weeks booked holiday and then 12 days for me to book, how does yours work?

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