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East Coast Trains Limited (ECTL) will help customers travel well, beyond expectations.

ECTL is a new open access operator, and from October 2021 we will provide low cost, 100% electric travel between London and Edinburgh, from our HQ in Newcastle. We’re doing things in a new way, we are re-imagining rail. If you want to join an exciting and new operation, then ECTL is the company for you.

At ECTL we believe that offering training, development and apprenticeships is an integral and valuable part of our business, which together will allow us to be the best we can be, in an environment where continuous improvement and learning is encouraged and supported.

We want all our colleagues to be successful and have roles they find fulfilling and enjoyable. Therefore, we are, as a new company making a significant investment in training and development so that our people can help us to be the company that we want to be; safe, successful, customer focused and a place that people want to come and join.

Welcome to East Coast Trains Ltd


ECTL Opportunities

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Want to know what it’s really like to work here? Hear from some of our team

  • It’s something I’ve always wanted to do…I figured you only live once, got to go for these things.

    TomApprentice Customer Driver
  • Becoming a train driver, it’s not just a job, it’s a career. A long term career.

    DanniApprentice Customer Driver
  • The process is long, it’s arduous… but it’s something I’ve been looking forward to.

    DavidApprentice Customer Driver
  • The training’s going very well, it’s really interesting. Definitely suggest coming along and giving it a try.

    JimApprentice Customer Driver
  • An introduction to ECTL, with our senior management team, Customer Driver Instructors and some of our very first Apprentice Customer Drivers

East Coast Trains Limited currently have 2 vacancies

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