West Midlands Trains

20 November 2018

West Midlands Trains replaced London Midland in 2017. London Midland replaced the rest of Central Trains and what was Silverlink County in 2007

west midlands trains

West Midlands Railway
(London Midland /Central Trains)
London North West
(London Midland / Silverlink)

Current Pay:





Next Claim:

 1 April 2019

 1 April 2019

Rest Day Working Sanction:

Sanctioned until 25/05/2019

Sanctioned until 25/05/2019

Additional Comments:



ASLEF Charter Achievements

Clean salary:



100% Pensionable Pay:

100% from 1 Jan 2003


32 hours/Sundays inside:

35 hour week. Sundays outside. Not committed 35 hour week.  Sundays outside / Not committed
4 day week 4 day week since Nov 1996 Max 5 (average 4.25 day week)
Leave arrangements 30 days 30 days

Special Leave Arrangements :

To be updated

To be updated


No compulsory redundancies

Silverlink PT&R Agreement, however only one Silverlink depot transferred to LM. Drivers can transfer b/w former Silverlink & CT depots

Medically Restricted Drivers:

Medically restricted drivers retain current salary in any grade that's paid less. No insurance scheme

MR drivers salary protected @ 90%

Travel Facilities:

Free Travel on Go-via TOCS

Free travel on Go-via TOCS

DOO status DOO ECS only DOO ECS only

Proactive recruitment of Company training:

Equal Ops data provided to Company Council

Equal ops data provided to Company Council

Retirement at 60:

No discussions due on default retirement age

No, discussions due on default retirement age

Max 9h30 Day:

Maximum turn length 10 hrs

Maximum 10 hour day

Reduced hours etc:

Job share (discussions broke down over protection of pension)




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