Train driver job description: what's it like, and what do I need?

A train driver, also called a locomotive driver (may also be designated as engine driver) sits at the front of the train and steers locomotives/traction units as well as railcars in short and long distance passenger transport or haulage. A train driver may also have to operate so-called auxiliary vehicles e.g. two-way excavators in track building, and he may also be employed in special infrastructure projects such as mining or industrial rail.

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Train driver video

MEV employees talk about their daily working life, the particular challenges of the role and why they love their job.