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Qualified Train Drivers

Recruiter: GWR
Type: Permanent
Location: Reading, Oxford, Bristol, Exeter, Westbury & Penzance
Salary: £competitive

Our team of Great Westerners provides a great service to 100 million customers every year. Together we’re transforming one of the world’s most prestigious rail networks and creating a 21st century service to be proud of. Join our team in the South West of England and you’ll help us to make history and change the way people think about rail travel.


As one of our Qualified Train Drivers, you’ll provide journeys that are fast, friendly and fun. You’ll have loads of responsibility, as it will be up to you to get everyone to their destination safely and on time. Willing to learn our routes and continually develop your skills, you should be a real safety champion who can solve problems and pass all of our assessments. Disciplined, smart and customer focused, you must also have a healthy respect for the rules.


Sharing our passion for rail travel, you’ll need experience of providing safe, reliable and punctual services. As this isn’t a 9-5 role, you should have the flexibility to work a variety of shifts, including weekends and nights. You must also live within an hour’s travel from the depot you’re applying for or be willing to relocate. A good communicator and listener who can build great relationships with your colleagues, you’ll need to be able to work alone and keep focused for long periods of times.


We’re making a huge investment in the future and transforming rail services that call in at over 275 train stations across the South West of England. Transform your future too and start an exciting new journey at…