Train Drivers – Various in UK, Freightliner Ltd

Location: Tilbury, Crewe, Ipswich, Birmingham, Leeds, Eastleigh
Closing Date: Ongoing

Are you an qualified, experienced Train Driver?

Freightliner is a market leader in providing innovative rail freight solutions and we are currently recruiting experienced train drivers across various Intermodal depots across the UK.

With over 50 years in the industry we pride ourselves on providing a seamless service for our customers and as a Train Driver for Freightliner Ltd you will be integral to helping maintain our service excellence, operating over 100 safe daily services across the UK.

We are not only invested in the future but our employees; in return we ask that you are a fully qualified Train Driver with a highly professional attitude and a proactive & diligent approach to work. You will enjoy shift work, including weekend and night turns of duty, which may in turn require you to lodge away from home. Due to the varied shift patterns, we require you to live within a reasonable distance from your home location or be willing to relocate.


  • Freight Train driving experience preferred but not essential
  • Route and traction knowledge for specific area – desirable
  • Flexible attitude to working hours as this is a shift based role
  • Safety conscious with a clean safety of the line record and ability to remain calm in an emergency situation.
  • Excellent concentration and observation skills.
  • Clear and professional communication skills to relay important safety messages.
  • Customer focused and committed to the Company brand

As part of the selection process candidates will be required to attend a railway standards new entrant medical and D&A test.

We offer :

  • A competitive salary with opportunities for overtime paid at regular intervals
  • A Booking on allowance as well as other attractive pay enhancements.
  • Final Salary Pension Scheme
  • Average four day working week.
  • Generous leave entitlement of 36 days per annum
  • Limited weekend working – an average of 1 in 6 (dependant on depot)
  • Generous Employee Benefits package, including attractive corporate discounts.
  • Training and Development Opportunities

We fully support a healthy work/life balance and our 13 week link/roster pattern will help you plan your time in advance.

As part of the selection process candidates will be required to attend a railway standards new entrant medical and D&A test.

Freightliner is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Please note that the company operates a strict drugs and alcohol policy.

To apply for this position, please complete the form below.

Please note that this position is only open to qualified train drivers

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