Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR)


Over 7500


Over 1 million

journeys per day


of UK rail journeys are delivered by GTR

Diversity & Inclusion

GTR are committed to making Diversity & Inclusion a part of our DNA


GTR stands for Govia Thameslink Railway, and includes Southern Railway, Thameslink, Great Northern and Gatwick Express services. Govia is a partnership between the Go-Ahead Group and Keolis.

Rail is a fantastic industry to work in, offering a wide range of career development opportunities in engineering, customer service, operations and more.

At GTR, we aim to put our customers at the heart of everything we do, and we need the best talent to make that happen. Our people are vital to the success of GTR, where everyone has an important role to play in delivering the best service to our passengers.

At GTR our Employee Experience is important. We offer a range of benefits, from an attractive Pension Scheme, to Discounts and Wellbeing Initiatives, there are many reasons to work for GTR.

Working here at GTR gives you access to great travel concessions. These concessions include free unlimited travel on GTR services and reduced ticket fares with other Train Operating Companies (TOCs) for both yourself and your family.

We consider diversity and inclusion a key part of our organisation. We are committed to providing an inclusive workplace where our colleagues feel welcomed, valued and can be their authentic selves – and it is our mission to employ teams that reflect the diverse communities we serve.

GTR is, and always has been, committed to leading and transforming the rail industry. 

Our Diversity and Inclusion strategy continues that commitment. The goal of this plan is Making D&I part of our DNA: to build a culture where we attract, develop and retain talent that is truly representative of the communities we serve; where all colleagues can thrive and be themselves at work, where everyone
intrinsically feels welcome, valued and safe.

As we continue to modernise our train services, infrastructure and working practices, we continue to seek out the leaders of tomorrow.

Apprentices provide a fresh perspective that every organisation needs to thrive, which is why many of our managers have started their careers with GTR via apprenticeship roles.

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