Great Western Railway Overview

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  • www.gwr.com
  • Swindon, United Kingdom
  • 5001 to 10000 Employees
  • 2006
  • Franchise
  • Rail Transportation
  • 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 in five-car formations that seat ...

Great Western Railway Reviews

4.2
94%
Recommend to a Friend
78%
Approve of CEO
Mark Hopwood
Mark Hopwood
86 Ratings
5.0
Current Employee

"GWR - Marketing"

May 26, 2022 - Marketing Executive
Recommends
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

Really enjoying it so far

Cons

Not always 100% sure what the next steps are
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Diversity & Inclusion at Great Western Railway

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(54 reviews)

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Great Western Railway Interviews

Experience
Positive53%
Negative34%
Neutral13%
Getting an Interview
Applied online95%
Recruiter3%
Employee Referral3%
Difficulty
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  1. Train Conductor Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Newton Abbot, England
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Great Western Railway (Newton Abbot, England) in Apr 2022

    Interview

    - Easy to complete online application process through their website
    - Easy to follow online testing (ticket selling etc) done via the OPC
    - 2:1 pleasant and relaxing interview. Very friendly in a clean and smart environment
    Interview

    Questions were based around the companies values.

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Great Western Railway Awards & Accolades

  • Best In House Recruitment TeamRecruiter Awards2016
  • Rail Business of the YearRail Business Awards2014

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