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ScotRail is a train operator. They run train services across Scotland.

Do ScotRail pay breaks?

Yes. Most people get paid breaks at ScotRail.

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

Last updated 17 February 2024

How we know this

Based on data from 32 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between February 2023 and February 2024.

100% 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.

Which public transport providers pay breaks?

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What people are saying about sick pay at ScotRail

  • Best thing

    Driving trains, the hours and the breaks

    Worst thing

    Mental health, shift work, fatigue


    ScotRail Train driver, January 2023

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