Selection test scores for rail drivers by ethnicity

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Dear Office of Rail and Road,

I read with interest RSSB's technical report, "Validation Study of the Train Driver Psychometric Assessment Process".

I am interested in possible adverse impact due to selection tests. I was wondering if you may hold data on selection test scores for rail drivers by ethnicity for the past couple of years.

If available, I would like the scores by test type and by ethnic group, along with the group sample sizes and standard deviations.

Let me know if you hold this type of data or if another office might.

Yours faithfully,

John Fuerst

CCT Contact, Office of Rail and Road

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Dear Mr Fuerst

 

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selection test scores by ethnicity. Your request has been dealt with under
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From: John Fuerst <[FOI #664342 email]>
Sent: 11 May 2020 17:39
To: CCT Contact <[ORR request email]>
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Selection test scores for rail
drivers by ethnicity

 

Dear Office of Rail and Road,

I read with interest RSSB's technical report, "Validation Study of the
Train Driver Psychometric Assessment Process".

I am interested in possible adverse impact due to selection tests. I was
wondering if you may hold data on selection test scores for rail drivers
by ethnicity for the past couple of years.

If available, I would like the scores by test type and by ethnic group,
along with the group sample sizes and standard deviations.

Let me know if you hold this type of data or if another office might.

Yours faithfully,

John Fuerst

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