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Swindon, Wiltshire, South West England, England
5001 to 10000 employees
FirstGroup
2006
Franchise
Rail Freight
Unknown / Non-Applicable
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Great Western Trains, which does business as Great Western Railway (GWR), bears passengers from London's Paddington Station to the West of England and Wales. Places served include Cardiff, Bristol, and the Cotswolds. GWR's trains generally run ... Read more

Great Western Railway Reviews

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Host in Plymouth, England
    Current Employee - Customer Host in Plymouth, England
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Great Western Railway part-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Amazing career opportunities open for you

    Cons

    Downside is shift work around school hours

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Great Western Railway Interviews

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    Training Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Swindon, Wiltshire, South West England, England
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    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Great Western Railway (Swindon, Wiltshire, South West England, England) in January 2019.

    Interview

    it is full on, you have to do online tests, then tests at one interview and then a group discussion and then if you pass this a one on one.

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Great Western Railway Awards & Accolades

  • Rail Business of the Year, Rail Business Awards, 2014
  • Investors in People Gold, Investors in People, 2014
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