Work with steam locomotives as an apprentice at the Mid Hants Railway

Alton station on the Watercress Line
Credit: John L via TripAdvisor

The Mid Hants Railway have announced they have a position available for someone to join their team and work for the popular heritage railway.

The position has become available for an apprentice to join the team and work in the Boilershop at Ropley.

If you would like to see the full job specification, please click here.

The successful candidate should have good grades in GCSE Maths, English and a science or technical subject. Ideally, they will also have a BTEC Level 2 in Engineering an equivalent subject or be able to demonstrate good technical skills – these will develop further in the 2-year placement.

The closing date for applications is 30th June 2018

If you are interested, please send your covering letter with CV to:

  • Derek Simmonds, Mid Hants Railway, Alresford Station, Alresford, Hants SO24 9JG
  • Email to: [email protected]

If you don’t want to be paid at the railway, but still want to help out, why not learn more about volunteering at the railway? Click here for more information.


Michael Holden avatar
I have had an interest in Railways for as long as I can remember. I am a member of a number of heritage railways and actively volunteer at 2 of them. I enjoy all types of railways, real life, model and simulations. I started RailAdvent in 2014 and am the main editor of the site.