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LNER launch Tomorrow's Talent programme on East Coast route

London North Eastern Railway (LNER) is inviting young people aged between 14 and 18 to apply for the Tomorrow’s Talent programme this month.

The LNER programme aims to inspire young people about the world of work along its East Coast route.

Tomorrow’s Talent is delivered in partnership with Springpod and will look to showcase the different careers available in rail to inspire the next generation.

The programme starting on 25th October will see participants completing various modules on topics like the growing use of technology and the importance of marketing in the rail industry.

The programmes key areas of focus will be problem solving, creativity, listening, speaking, staying positive, aiming high, leadership and teamwork.

LNER have also announced they are using the latest round of their Customer and Community Investment Fund (CCIF) to help communities on its East Coast route.

LNER will use its CCIF funding, worth £500,000 each year, to bolster education and employability skills in the area.

David Horne, Managing Director at LNER spoke on the importance of providing these opportunities in the community.

Mr Horne said: “Education and employability are important to LNER and the communities we serve.

“Want to do all that we can to encourage the next generation, regardless of where their career takes them.

“LNER’s Tomorrow’s Talent and the community projects we are supporting provide a fantastic opportunity for young people in their career development.

“As a modern business and inclusive employer, with a focus on the long term, we are determined to share what we do to inspire others.”

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