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Job ad for women train drivers gets 28,000 applicants in Saudi Arabia

Picked prospects will certainly drive bullet trains in between the cities of Makkah as well as Madinah.

A work advert to hire 30 women train vehicle drivers in Saudi Arabia has actually brought in 28,000 candidates, highlighting the range of pent up need as the conventional kingdom opens extra possibilities to ladies.

Spanish train driver Renfe stated on Wednesday an on the internet analysis of scholastic history as well as English language abilities had actually assisted it to decrease the variety of prospects by around a fifty percent, as well as it would certainly overcome the remainder by mid-March.

The 30 chosen ladies will certainly drive bullet trains in between the cities of Makkah as well as Madinah after a year of paid training.

Renfe, which stated it was eager to develop possibilities for ladies in its neighborhood company, presently uses 80 males to drive its trains in Saudi Arabia, as well as has 50 even more under direction.

Women engagement in the labor force has actually virtually increased in the last 5 years to 33% amidst a drive to open the kingdom as well as expand the economic climate. Females are currently occupying tasks as soon as limited to males as well as migrant employees.

The Saudi Train Polytechnic (SRP) is educating ladies to drive trains on the Kingdom’s Haramain Broadband Train, according to an Arab Report.

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