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The application process is quite a lengthy one, first online testing, then recruitment centre testing, then interview. Likely to take up to 6 months from application. Actual tests vary by which role you are applying for, but memory tests, logical thinking, and tests of speed of dealing with data are common ones. The process, whilst long winded, is well organised.

Answered 7 February 2019

Free travel on the SWR network, "priv" rate on the remainder of the UK and some discount on special uk services (sleeper trains etc). After 1 year reduced rate on some international travel.

Answered 7 February 2019

Good pay
Free travel within the SWR network ( including IOW)

Reduced rate travel (priv rate) throughout the UK

Reduced rate international travel after 1 year

Good pension

Share scheme

Answered 15 June 2019

Its slow cause there is no information coming from overground and underground as well

Answered 6 August 2020

Enthusiasm and agree to everything asked.
Might be a good idea to tell them that you want to stay for a long time.

Temps go through Adecco agency. You might get an interview at Office ~Angels

Answered 12 September 2019

So many rumours. One minute everything is great, the next SWR is going to lose its franchise!

Answered 12 September 2019

It varies from 6 to 11 hours per day, average 8hrs 24mins.

Answered 15 May 2019

If i can adapt to different situations

Answered 14 May 2019
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