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Great Western Railway

26 job reviews

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Great Western Railway job reviews

26 Great Western Railway employees have had their jobs rated on Breakroom.

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  • Best thing

    money

    Worst thing

    shifts

    Train driver, October 2020

    • £60,000 per year, working a 35 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    7.9/10
  • Best thing

    People, places I go

    Worst thing

    Shifts, responsibility, other people

    Driver, October 2020

    • £60,100 per year, working a 35 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    7.2/10
  • Best thing

    Working with the public.

    Worst thing

    The unsocial hours

    Train guard, October 2020

    • £13.50 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    10.0/10
  • Supervisor, October 2020

    • Manages people
    • £30,600 per year, working a 35 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    9.5/10
  • Night carriage cleaner, September 2020

    • £17.50 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience
    8.3/10
  • Fitter, August 2020

    • £25.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    7.6/10
  • Gateline assistant, August 2020

    • £23,700 per year, working a 35 hour week
    • 21–24 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
    10.0/10
  • Best thing

    Great team, good shifts, lots of time off, good money, no stress.

    Worst thing

    Nights shifts, big company bullshit.

    Technician, August 2020

    • £26.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    9.4/10
  • Best thing

    Pay

    Worst thing

    Nights

    Mate, August 2020

    • £17.50 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    9.4/10
  • Best thing

    Money

    Worst thing

    Colleagues

    Manouvrer, August 2020

    • £20.77 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    8.3/10
  • Train manager, August 2020

    • £43,000 per year, working a 35 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience
    10.0/10
  • Train driver, August 2020

    • £62,500 per year, working a 35 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    8.6/10
  • Train driver, August 2020

    • £61,000 per year, working a 35 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    8.9/10
  • Best thing

    The people and no two days are the same

    Worst thing

    Senior management

    Customer host, July 2020

    • £26,100 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    8.2/10
  • Driver, July 2020

    • £64,000 per year, working a 35 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    10.0/10
  • Train driver, July 2020

    • £40,000 per year, working a 35 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    8.9/10
  • Best thing

    Great atmosphere and being part of a wider family.

    Worst thing

    It does get intense and I deal with incidents like suicides.

    Manager, June 2020

    • Manages people
    • £70,000 per year, working a 45 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    10.0/10
  • Driver, June 2020

    • £39,000 per year, working a 38 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience
    10.0/10
  • Best thing

    People I work with, number of hours.

    Worst thing

    Difficult customers, working bank holidays

    Gateline, June 2020

    • £13.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience
    9.4/10
  • Train driver, June 2020

    • £62,000 per year, working a 35 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    10.0/10
  • Best thing

    Pay

    Worst thing

    Shifts

    Driver, June 2020

    • £33.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    7.8/10
  • Train driver, May 2020

    • £65,000 per year, working a 35 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    8.7/10
  • Driver, May 2020

    • £61,000 per year, working a 35 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    10.0/10
  • driver, May 2020

    • £68,000 per year, working a 33 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    10.0/10
  • Technician, March 2020

    • £46,000 per year, working a 35 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    8.8/10
  • Best thing

    Overtime is 13.50 an hour, relaxed atmosphere.

    Worst thing

    3pm-11pm shifts. Busy days when it’s call after call.

    Customer experience advisor, January 2020

    • £9.00 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • Less than a year experience
    9.2/10