GWR Train Driver talent pool 2019/20

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  1. Liam00086

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    I found mine were mostly a variation of the MMI questions with a few extra like what do you know about the TOC ,routes, stock etc
     
  2. Nonuts

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    What do you know about GWR
    How did you prepare for this interview
    You're on your way to work and you're first on scene at a serious accident... What would you do.
    Why do you want to be a train driver
    How you feel about rules and procedures

    And quite a few that are very similar or identical to questions from a MMI
     
  3. PearoTheHero

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    Speedos on and plucked!!
    January course? Dont mind if I do 8-)

    Am i allowed to wave my willy now??
     
  4. MostlyHarmless

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    Well done...! and I guess you are!

    It's been so long since the talent pool was first advertised I've forgotten what the pay during training is. Can anyone enlighten me please?
     
  5. Liam00086

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    Congratulations mate well done
     
  6. Tommy222256

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    February course for me, just had the call.
     
  7. Nonuts

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    Congrats on the course/start dates. So that's 4/5 months waiting?

    I'm expecting a long wait (if ever it actually happens) due to being in the pool for a small depot (Fratton)
     
  8. Liam00086

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    Same pool as me
     
  9. Mr Oli

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    After a horrible 5 week wait since my DMI, I've just been told I'm now in the talent pool for Bristol TM.

    Now to get comfortable for the long wait until a course date!

    Thanks for all the help everyone that's contributed.
     
  10. Liam00086

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    Well done mate :)
     
  11. Stigy

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    Well done mate, wave away! Which depot?
     
  12. Stigy

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    When did you get placed by in the pool? I thought the same, but was told within a couple of months.
     
  13. Stigy

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    Congrats!
     
  14. Nonuts

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    Found out last Thursday I was in. One of the guards I know at Fratton said there's two guys retiring this year but not much chance of any other vacancies anytime soon. Plus theyve interviewed for qualified drivers so that makes me wonder if it's a long way off
     
  15. Tommy222256

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    When’s your medical pal?
     
  16. PearoTheHero

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    Thanks Tommy
    Sep 19th I believe...just waiting on a confirmation email
     
  17. Tommy222256

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    Same day as me then, yeah same just waiting for the email.
     
  18. Liam00086

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    Congrats mate
     
  19. Liam00086

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    Can’t actually believe it medical booked and course date for February.......
     
  20. Nonuts

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    Wow! It seems I've gone from being pessimistic yesterday, to waving my silly today. Medical booked. Feb course all being well.
     
  21. Eggs&Bacon

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    Well done all, when did you sit your DMI.? And what depot will you be working at.?
     
  22. Tommy222256

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    What station mate?
     
  23. Liam00086

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    Fratton, are you on the 10th feb?
     
  24. Liam00086

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    Thanx, DMI 29th July found out I passed it 19th August got a phone call today with a medical and start date
     
  25. Liam00086

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    What one are you for?
     
  26. Tommy222256

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    Yeah 10th Feb for oxford with a medical in Reading.
     
  27. Liam00086

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    My medical is reading aswell well I guess I’ll see you on the 10th :)
     
  28. Stigy

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    Congrats to you both, that was a quick turnaround.
     
  29. Nonuts

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    Thanks. Yeah, really quick. Kinda feel stupid for yesterday's post now
     
  30. Stigy

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    Haha, funny how it works out. Strange how the turnaround was so quick since the course isn’t till Feb. I assume the courses are all allocated up until then so they can just send out the conditional offers etc.
     

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