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Trainee Mainline Driver

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19th June 2019

Be part of something rewarding, by joining Greater Anglia you’ll be helping our customers get from A to B. With a staff of over 2,500, we operate a busy commuter service from London Liverpool Street to destinations across the east of England.

Trainee Mainline Driver - Ilford, Southend, Colchester, Clacton, Cambridge, Ipswich, Bishops Stortford, Liverpool Street (West) and Norwich

Greater Anglia is undergoing an exciting transformation; with £1.4bn investment in new trains, new station facilities and the backing of a long-term franchise that will transform customer journeys throughout East Anglia it never been a better time to join us.

We are now recruiting for our future Trainee Driver’s programmes 2019/2020.

Role and Accountability:

Our Train Service Delivery department is integral to the smooth running of our trains and we have an opportunity for enthusiastic and highly motivated individuals to join the team as Trainee Train Drivers. You will work an average of 35 hours per week, and shifts are over a 24-hour period. The role will involve early starts, late finishes, weekend and bank holiday working.

Experience, Knowledge & Qualifications Required:

Able to work well on your own, you will be an excellent communicator, comfortable dealing with both customers and colleagues alike. An organised individual with excellent concentration and attention to detail, you will have the willingness to accept the high level of responsibility associated with this role and the ability to work effectively.

Please note that you will not be permitted to take annual leave in the first six months of training.  You must also live within 45 minutes of one of our Stations. 

*Please note vacancies can close earlier due to high influx of candidate applications*

To succeed in this role, we are looking for people who can bring our four behaviours to life in your everyday work:

  • Genuine … be welcoming, customer-centric and respectful
  • Professional… be solution-oriented, accountable and delivering to promises
  • Proactive … be progressive, innovative and decisive
  • Inclusive … be connected in your thinking, empathetic and promote diversity

Greater Anglia can offer you a great work/ life balance alongside a generous salary. If learning, developing and growing your career is as important as great benefits such as free travel, pension, family discounts, childcare vouchers and cycle to work scheme, then apply now, and see what we can do for you!

Closing Date

The closing date for this job offer is on 31/12/2019


£23,543 - £29,332 (Depending on Location)


This job is located in Norwich, Norfolk

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About Greater Anglia

Greater Anglia is part of a wider transport group, Abellio Transport Holdings, who also operate the ScotRail franchise and Merseyrail concession, plus bus services in London and Surrey. We are owned by ‘NS’ in the Netherlands who operate the rail services, st...

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