Careers with Grand Central

Be moved to join our team! Our brand and culture is all about moving people, and a belief in better runs through everything we do.

Grand Central is an open-access train operator linking the North East and West Yorkshire with London. We are part of Arriva which has a diverse portfolio of train and bus operating companies in the UK and Europe.

We run 18 trains per day and are one of the UK’s leading train operators, with some of the country’s highest customer satisfaction scores in the National Rail Passenger Survey and Which? Magazine rail customer survey.

Employee Benefits

  • Contributory Pension Scheme: Arriva Workplace Pension Plan (AWPP) provided by Standard Life
  • Unlimited Free Travel for you and your immediate family on all Grand Central services. In addition we currently offer concessionary travel on other Arriva Trains UK franchises.
  • Employee Assistance Programme provided by Health Assured: free, confidential 24 hour telephone counselling and information services.

Benefits available upon completion of probation period (3-6 months):

  • Friends & Family Passes pro-rata allocation of return standard class journeys (terms & conditions apply)
  • Company Medical Insurance provided by AXA PPP Healthcare (taxable benefit)
  • Company Wellness Package (including dental/optical treatment) provided by WPA (taxable benefit).
  • Child Care Vouchers Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Arriva Village employee rewards and benefits scheme

Current Vacancies

PositionJob descriptionLocationClosing date
Qualified Train Drivers Click here Bradford April 30 2018
Yield Analyst Placement Student  Click here York April 30 2018 
Commercial Strategy Analyst Click here York April 30 2018
Depot Support Assistant  Click here Sunderland April 13 2018
Planning & Diagramming Assistant Placement Student Click here York April 30 2018
Performance Analyst Placement Student Click here York April 30 2018

Application forms

Application form (.doc) Application form (.pdf)