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West Midlands Trains

7 job reviews

7.4/10
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Overview of West Midlands Trains

westmidlandsrailway.co.uk

Featured job reviews

  • 7.6/10

    Best thing

    long weekends every 3rd week. Pension scheme and travel facilities

    Worst thing

    10hr shifts.

    Train driver, September 2020
  • 6.8/10

    Best thing

    5 day weekends every 3 weeks
    Overtime pay is full pay
    Time and a half on Sundays and bank holidays

    Worst thing

    Always work much more than contracted hours.
    Extremely stressful
    Rarely finish on time
    Hard to move up
    Allocated holidays

    Senior Conductor, March 2020

West Midlands Trains shifts and hours

  • Most people don’t get 4 weeks notice of when they’re working

    Not great
  • Managers don’t change people’s shifts at short notice

    Excellent
  • Most people don't get enough choice over which shifts they work

    Not great
  • Most people find it easy to change shifts

    Good

West Midlands Trains benefits

  • People get proper breaks

    Excellent
  • People find it easy to take sick leave

    Excellent
  • Most people find it easy to book holidays

    Good

West Midlands Trains teams and managers

  • Most people don’t feel stressed here

    Good
  • Most people feel treated with respect by their managers

    Good
  • People get enough training when they start

    Excellent
  • People think their workplace is safe

    Excellent
  • Most people are given support to progress here

    Good
  • Most people feel well informed about how the company is doing

    Good
  • People think head office doesn’t understand what’s happening where they work

    Bad

West Midlands Trains ranks 17th to work for in public transport employers

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