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West Midlands Trains

westmidlandsrailway.co.uk

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5 West Midlands Trains employees have compared their jobs on Breakroom. Find out what they say about pay, hours, shifts and more.

  • 9.3/10

    Trainee driver

    • £23.07 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Have had opportunities to progress
    2. Not stressed
    3. Four weeks notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    The pay

    Worst thing

    The shifts

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    June 2020
  • 7.6/10

    Duty manager

    • Manages people
    • £62,000 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take holidays
    2. Treated with respect
    3. Bad for people with caring responsibilities

    Best thing

    Team work

    Worst thing

    Unsociable hours

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    June 2020
  • 3.6/10

    Customer service assistant

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Proper sick pay
    2. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
    3. Stressed

    Best thing

    Free travel

    Worst thing

    Weekend work

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    June 2020
  • 6.8/10

    Senior Conductor

    • £33,000 per year, working a 35 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Get proper breaks
    2. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    3. Doesn’t recommend their team

    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

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    March 2020
  • 5.2/10

    Senior conductor

    • £32,900 per year, working a 36 hour week
    • 34–44 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Four weeks notice of their shifts
    2. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground

    Best thing

    Pay and travel

    Worst thing

    Drunk customers

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    November 2019