Vacancy for Work Experience 2019 - Shunters on the London & Great Northern Routes

Job Reference: GTR/2301
Job Title: Work Experience 2019 - Shunters on the London & Great Northern Routes
Job Status: No
Job Status:

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Training Salary: N/A
Salary: Free Travel on GTR Services
Location: London to Bedford
Hours of Work: Monday to Friday
Job Expires: 02 May 2019 at 11:45PM

About Govia Thameslink Railway

Are you a student in full time education between the ages of 14-18 years looking for work experience between April and August 2019?

No problem!

Work experience is a great way to get an understanding of a role and see what a working day looks like and we have many programmes to choose from.

Not sure which area of our business you'd like to work in?

We open our doors for work experience every year for students in full time education between the ages of 14-18, to look for our stars of the future and this year it will be between April and August. 

We are the largest train operating company in the UK with more passengers, more people and more trains than anyone else in the country and you can come and spend a week in an area of your choice. 

Make sure you can get to your chosen location within 90 minutes at the most.


Shunters, Various Depot and Sidings – 1 week programme

If you are interested in what happens to our trains at depot before and after the engineers see them, then this is for you.  Our Shunters play a big part in the day to day operation of our depots.  They look after the yard, prepare and dispatch the trains and communicate with different departments to let them know what is happening with the units.  You will visit depots and sidings the see how things are handled by our dedicated crew.


If you would like to apply for this work experience programme, click the "apply for this job" button at the bottom of the page, register and apply.

When completing the application form, if it asks for your National Insurance number and you do not have one yet, please type in NB 000000B.

Please make sure that you answer all the questions in full and attach a copy of your cv.

If you have any questions about work experience with us, then please e-mail:




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