DB Cargo

09 January 2019

 DB Cargo

Current Pay:

£50,500.00.   (Junior driver salary £28,450)

Next Claim:

1 April 2018

Rest Day Working Sanction:

Sanctioned until 28 December 2019



Additional Comments:


ASLEF Charter Achievements

Clean salary:


100% pensionable pay 100% forward pensionable pay from 1 April 2007, now capped to CPI

32 hours/Sundays inside:

32 hour week from 30/12/18 plus 192 working turns, Sundays inside
4 day week No
Leave arrangements 33 days annual leave

Special Leave Arrangements

Subject to contract hours flight path

Medically Restricted Drivers:

Welfare scheme with retention of 75% of salary for lower grade duties.Payout of 2 years/18 months salary dependent on age if finished under ill health.  Discussions taking place to enhance this scheme

Travel Facilities:

Not provided for new entrants, only for protected staff

Proactive recruitment of Company training:

DBS maintain they do not discriminate against anyone on gender or ethnic grounds

Retirement at 60:


Max 9h30 Day:

Max turn 11.30 but no driving after 11th hour. Average turn length 8hrs 35 mins

Reduced hours etc:

Available to all staff


Revised and enhanced relocation policy
DOO status All trains are DOO
Enhanced training New stimulators on order


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