Great Western Railway

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Great Western Railway is a train operator. They run train services across Wales, the South and South West England.

Do Great Western Railway pay breaks?

Yes. Most people get paid breaks at Great Western Railway.

Public Transport Providers who pay breaks include Nexus Tyne and Wear, Chiltern Railways and Transport for Wales.

Last updated 20 February 2024

How we know this

Based on data from 47 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between February 2023 and February 2024.

98% of people say they get paid breaks.

Why this matters

A good job should have paid breaks.

You should be paid for all your time at work, whether you’re on a break or not.

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What people are saying about sick pay at Great Western Railway

  • Best thing

    Time off, paid breaks, free travel, good pension

    Worst thing

    Long hours, start very early and finish late, old trains are hard to work on and dealing with upset passengers for issues out of your control


    Great Western Railway Conductor, September 2022

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