Connex clearly feels that it has been judged more on its reputation than on its actual performance and claims that its performance figures are better than those for Thameslink. They are fed up with being crammed into filthy, ancient trains that treat timetables with contempt. The regulator is keen to establish longer licences, in an attempt to encourage rail companies to invest more in safety and punctuality and so renew passenger faith in the railway. Okay, I applied as well in the most recent Trainee Train Driver recruitment. There is also the fact that rail passenger numbers have grown by more than 25 per cent over the life of the franchise and that it is not just the trains that are elderly: A television commercial aired with Harry explaining; “I heard Hillside Trains was going to change its name and I was honoured to hear they were going to name it after me.

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Ballinger said that Govia’s strategy for improving the south central franchise is simple.

In contrast, Govia says 90 per cent of its trains will be within five minutes of schedule by Hi guys I applied last year for trainee driver and i am in merit list but haven’t been invited to assessment also haven’t get rejection notification. I’m hoping Rtain get told on Monday 4th.


Why Connex was derailed

From what I’ve been told around 5 or 6 assessment centres will be held over the next 6 months, with around 20 to 30 applicants invited to each trwinee, at the completion of all assessment centres applicants on merit list who have not been invited are supposed to receive an email informing them that their results remain for the next 12 months. Branding on staff uniforms, trains and station signage was not altered.

A Connex spokesman said this was a hoax and that the hackers were able only to send the message and could not get access to the customer database. To replace the Hitachis, 58 three-car X’Trapolis were ordered with the first entering service in December I’m not sure what significance this has and connnex being asked is a good thing or bad thing. Connex sets out its position on South Central franchise cojnex Oct ’00] – Connex.

Next on the rail authority’s list of franchises to trzinee renegotiated is the East Coast mainline, on which last week’s Hatfield crash occurred. I believe the trzinee who aren’t placed on the merit list receive an e-mail along the lines of “sorry, our client doesn’t deem you to be suitable for a trainee train driver role”. I’m in an office job too and can’t wait to get out of it. Share this Share on Facebook Share on Twitter. All the best to those who made it to the merit list.

Why Connex was derailed – Telegraph

Unfortunately, you’ll just have to be patient. Retrieved 4 February I also noticed they’re taking new applications again, if I don’t hear by Monday, I think I’ll apply again.


It also says that with a new human resources director, it has sorted out the poor relationship between management and disgruntled staff that has contributed much coonnex the company’s poor public image. Must have all happened pretty quickly in the end, how long between the assessment centre and your getting the offer of employment? Yes – get ready for a long wait.

Connex is stripped of its rail franchise

Here is what they help us achieve: There’s really only one test you can study for, and if your assessment is Wednesday, then it’s too late to cram. Retrieved 27 August All logos and trademarks in this site are property of their respective owner.

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From the beginning of MarchConnex ran a test set of coonnex with new seating arrangement on city lines. This section does not cite any sources.

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This page was last edited on 8 Decemberat Any idea how long we have to wait for results? Hope we hear some good news soon.

But the initial priority is straightforward: Four killed as train derails at mph.