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« on: August 25, 2020, 03:29:41 am »

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Around 200 people are wanted to fill new train driver jobs in Wales - and you can get paid up to £50,000 for doing it.

The roles are being created to help deliver increased services and capacity across the Wales and Borders rail franchise, operated by transport firm Keolis, Business Live reports.

On a 15-year contract with Transport for Wales, Keolis currently employs 800 train drivers across the network, with the latest recruitment drive looking to ramp up that figure by 25%.

The role requires no previous experience, as drivers are first taken on as trainees.

The starting salary will be £28,000, before rising to around £52,000 once fully qualified. However, with things like weekend working, train drivers can earn even more.

Ah - that dream of "I want to be a train driver" may come to pass for 200 lucky people.  For those living away from The Principality, means you have to move to Wales though!
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