South Western Railway

28 October 2019

(formerly South West Trains)

Current Pay:



Driver Instructor Allowance: £2,591 Leading Driver Allowance: £2,025

Next Claim:

 1 April 2019

Rest Day Working Sanction:

Sanctioned until 26/12/20

Additional Comments:


ASLEF Charter Achievements

Clean salary:


100% Pensionable Pay:

100% from April 2000 full back dating still to be achieved

32 hours/Sundays inside:

No. 35 hr/4-day week. Sundays inside. Depot Drivers 35hr/4-day week
4 day week Yes
Leave arrangements Normal 4 week fixed leave arrangements. . Parental/family friendly/part time. 27 days AL from May 14

Special Leave Arrangements

Agreed part-time procedures. Maternity/paternity Leave Bereavement Leave


BR PT&R/RT&R complied with where applicable, clause 8ii move, available after 3 years. Additional move after 15 years service

Medically Restricted Drivers:

Guaranteed ill health severence paymenty up to one years salary. Retentionof their rate of pay on medical redeployment. Job security for medically restricted drivers.
Improved HS/Welfare training reps & mgrs in chain of care & support

Travel Facilities:

Free on SWR & First Group for employees and their families and for staff retiring at 65 with all safeguarded staff protected

DOO status No DOO

Proactive recruitment of Company training:

Proactive recruitment of women + ethnic minorities

Retirement at 60:

not yet achieved

Max 9h30 Day:

Drvrs 6 min-9hrs 30mins max (Av Turn length 8.45hrs) Depot Drvr 6 min-9hrs max

Reduced hours etc:

Family friendly and part-time working procedure as a compliment to agreed establishments

Enhanced training One practical and one classroom based training day annually.
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