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Current Vacancies

Train Driver – Various locations

DB Cargo has a number of opportunities available for qualified train drivers in various locations for the new role of ‘Train Operator’.

The roles will be based in the following geographical areas: East Midlands, West Midlands, Hampshire, Oxfordshire, Peak District, South Wales, Wiltshire and West London.

This is an exciting time to join the team as we launch our future business model. Join us as we move forward with plans to lead the next generation of rail freight.

Our success is not left to chance: our people steer and control the transport networks of today and create the future of transport. They embody our shared mission of shaping the future with their excellent performance and commitment to customer service. Can you rise to this challenge?

What you’ll be doing
As a ‘Train Operator’ you will be responsible for driving and operating trains to deliver rail services to our customers. You will directly contribute to our service delivery and have the opportunity to influence the service offering to our customers.
Your route learning and retention of route knowledge will be supported by a new web based delivery solution accessed via a tablet.

Who we’re looking for
Qualified train drivers with a manual vehicle driving license, with a flexible approach, a great attitude and a passion for safety and customer service. 


Why work for us 
A competitive salary as well as regional and travel allowances and premiums for Sunday working, with an attractive benefits package. Train Operators will work a base contract of 192 working instances based on 1595 hours per year, with 172 days free from duty each calendar year.

You will benefit from our development opportunities in an international and growing company. Developing our people and providing motivating careers and opportunities is crucial to our success.

About us
DB Cargo UK is part of a worldwide mobility and logistics corporation – Deutsche Bahn AG, and is the UK’s largest rail freight services provider. At DB Cargo, we continue to make key investments in our people, assets and infrastructure along with bespoke in-house IT solutions, to give our customers the best service and make it easy for them to do business with us.

At DB, we believe in a strong future for rail freight and our vision is to be the first choice for Rail Freight in the UK.

If you are interested in joining the UK’s leading rail freight business as a ‘Train Operator’, please forward your CV and a covering letter via email to: recruitment.team@deutschebahn.com.  In your application please include which hub you are applying for.

Last modified: 04.10.2017

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