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7 South Western Railway employees have compared their jobs on Breakroom. Find out what they say about pay, hours, shifts and more.

  • 9.4/10

    Train driver

    • £38.67 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Safe workplace
    2. Paid breaks
    3. Get proper breaks

    Best thing

    the money, the pension and the time off.

    Worst thing

    the higher management and management not understanding the job

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    July 2020
  • 4.0/10

    Commerical guard

    • £41,600 per year, working a 42 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Get proper breaks
    2. Bad for people with caring responsibilities
    3. Not treated with respect

    Best thing

    high pay

    Worst thing

    no choice in holiday dates

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    July 2020
  • 6.1/10

    Dispatcher

    • £10.20 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Proper sick pay
    2. Not working lots of extra hours
    3. Doing unpaid extra work

    Best thing

    Travel

    Worst thing

    Cleaning

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    July 2020
  • 8.8/10

    Driver

    • £59,500 per year, working a 35 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Treated with respect
    2. Easy to change shifts
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
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    July 2020
  • 9.4/10

    Guard

    • £17.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. No unpaid extra work
    2. Four weeks notice of their shifts
    3. Paid breaks

    Best thing

    Unpredictable

    Worst thing

    Shifts

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    June 2020
  • 8.1/10

    Commercial guard

    • £40,000 per year, working a 42 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Treated with respect
    2. No unpaid extra work
    3. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress

    Best thing

    Only actually work a few hours of what I'm scheduled to.
    Shifts were we are paid to sit spare.

    Worst thing

    Lots of free time whilst on the job, O her Guards who moan about how bad things are when they don't know how bad it is outside the railway.

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    April 2020
  • 8.8/10

    Team leader

    • Manages people
    • £19.26 per hour
    • 34–44 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    2. Paid breaks
    3. Stressed

    Best thing

    People

    Worst thing

    Hours

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    November 2019