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02.07.12

200 Network Rail apprentices start work

Another 200 Network Rail apprentices have started work at depots around the country after completing their first year’s training at HMS Sultan.

The apprentices specialise in track, signalling, telecoms and electrification and plant. They will work under supervision for the next two years, returning to HMS Sultan for further training within this time, as they study to become maintenance technicians.

Mac Andrade, Network Rail’s director of maintenance said: “Having a highly skilled and dedicated workforce will help us deliver a better maintained and performing railway, so welcoming yet another 200 apprentices into our depots is fantastic for us.

“Our experienced engineers and technicians will further their training on-the-job, teaching them all they need to know to become invaluable members of the Network Rail team.”

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David White   16/01/2013 at 16:47

Hello I have been trying to look into this for my son he is15 years old now and this is some thing he is interested please could you send me more details ( exams)on the path he should be taken

Editor   17/01/2013 at 08:43

Hi David, this should be what you're after: www.networkrail.co.uk/apprentices

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