North East Metro Operations Ltd

28 October 2019

Tyne and Wear Metro  Formally Tyne & Wear Metro

Current Pay:



Minder Drivers: 5% enhancement per day (pensionable)

Next Claim

1 April 2019

Rest Day Working:  

ASLEF Charter Achievements

Clean salary:


100% pensionable pay: 100% (local government scheme)

32 hours/Sundays inside:

36, Sundays inside.  2015 Pay Deal - commitment to reduce hours
4 day week: 4 mainlink working week
Leave arrangements: 16 + 5 (lieu days & annual leave)

Special Leave Arrangements:

compassionate/ JP/ civic office/ TA/ hospital appointments

Medically Restricted Drivers:

Job security - protection for medically restricted drivers - only for ex BR staff

Travel Facilities:

Eligibility for travel passes to 10 years. Free travel for staff and spouse within DB Group until end of DB concession
DOO status: Full DOO
Improved HS / Welfare: Safety rep release granted - welfare scheme good

Proactive recruitment of Company training:

Policy of non-discrimination

Retirement at 60:

65 - new working time directive in place

Max 9h30 Day:

11.30 hrs max - max driving time 4h30 mins.

Reduced hours etc:

Family friendly & supoort rotas separate from main link & part-time policy

Enhanced training: Opportunities for relief CSS/Assessor



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