MTR Elizabeth Line

Current Pay:

 £62,533.00

Additions:

Driver Team Leader + £3127 pensionable allowance. Driver Instructor + £2599 non pensionable allowance.

1st Year Driver - £46,900

Trainee Driver - £31,124

April 1st 2021: February RPI + 0.5% (or 2%, whichever is greater). 

Next Claim:

 1 April 2022

Rest Day Working Sanction:

 Until 29 December 2020

Additional Comments:

 RDW monitored monthly by local reps

ASLEF Charter Achievements

Clean salary:

 Yes

100% Pensionable Pay:

Yes

32 hours/Sundays inside:

 34 hour week and Sundays inside, maximum of 21 per annum.
4 day week  Yes, spread over roster-cycle
Leave arrangements  30 annual leave days, 20 of which are rostered

Special Leave Arrangements

 Funeral leave for near relatives

PTRA

Vacancies advertised for Driver Team Leaders, Driver Instructors, Drivers and Trainee Drivers

Medically Restricted Drivers:

Arrangements for permanently and temporarily restricted drivers. Bupa Group medical insurance scheme available
Improved HS/Welfare Dealt with by JSC

Travel Facilities:

Free oyster card for staff and one nominated person.

75% discount ATOC card for unprotected staff.

DOO status  All DOO

Proactive recruitment of Company training:

 Yes

Retirement at 60:

 Yes

Max 9h30 Day:

 Yes

Reduced hours etc:

 Job share and flexible working schemes.

Enhanced training

 Simulators and online

Working Time Directive In place
Best Practice SMD In place

 

Northern Trains Ltd

 

Norther Trains (East)

Former Arriva Rail North (East)

Former Northern Rail East (ATN)

Northern Trains (West)

Former Arriva Rail North (West)

Former Northern Rail West (FNW)

Current Pay:

£50,907.00

£48,026.00

Additions:

   

Next Claim:

5 April 2020

5 April 2020

Rest Day Working Sanction:

28 Dec 2019

28 Dec 2019

Additional Comments:

N/A

Protection of salary for all permanently restricted drivers

ASLEF Charter Achievements

Clean salary:

Yes

Yes

100% Pensionable Pay:

100% from May 2001

100% from June 2002. Ongoing issue of backdating

32 hours/Sundays inside:

35 hours. Sundays inside. Sunday enhancement increase to two hours
4 day week 4.20 or 2.80 rest days per week average 4
Leave arrangements 5 weeks + 8 floating days/ 9 over 25 yrs service Saving of two A/L for Christmas and Boxing day

Special Leave Arrangements :

Maternity Pay at full basic pay for 39 weeks inclusive of Stat Mat Pay. Paternity/Adoption Pay at 2 weeks full basic pay

Mat Pay at full basic pay for 39 weeks inclusive of Stat Mat Pay. Paternity/Adoption Pay at 2 weeks full basic pay

PTRA

As per BR - 2011 Commitment to assessing reciprocal PTRR Procedures within Merseyrail & all other companies within Serco Abellio group

As per BR at DRI 1997. 2011 Commitment to assessing reciprocal PTRR Procedures within Merseyrail & all companies within Serco Abellio group

Medically Restricted Drivers:

Medically Restricted Drivers - protected salary introduced without prejudice. Now mgt presure on MR drivers due to length of franchise.

100% rate of pay protection for medically restricted drivers

Travel Facilities:

All Northern rail. Retired Staff to retain Northern Staff Travel and Death in Service Staff will be retained by dependants. Reciprocal arrangement TOCs under Serco/Nedrail.

All Northern rail. Retired Staff to retain Northern Staff Travel and Death in Service Staff will be retained by dependants. Reciprocal arrangement TOCs under Serco/Nedrail

DOO status N/A  N/A

Proactive recruitment of under represented groups:

Waiting outcome of meeting with SRA - Diversity working party

Some slight improvement

Retirement at 60:

JWP

No progress

Max 9h30 Day:

10 hrs

5 hr min 10 hr max

Reduced hours etc:

Flexible working in operation- now agreed

N/A

Improved HS/welfare Satisfactory As per JSC
Enhanced training LUR/A1 + A2 instructors course TUC stages 1,2,3, H&S & 1,2 Reps course  

 

Southeastern

 

Current Pay:

£54,415.00

Additions:

 

Next Claim:

March 2020

Rest Day Working Sanction:

Sanction until 30/11/2019

Additional Comments:

 

ASLEF Charter Achievements

Clean salary:

Yes

100% Pensionable Pay:

100% from 30 March 2003

4 day week 4 day 35 hour week

32 hours/Sundays inside:

35 hours. Sundays inside
Leave arrangements 28 days A/L. From Jan 2017 - Counted as 4 weeks rostered leave, 8 Bank Hols & 4 day Ad-Hoc

Special Leave Arrangements

As of 01/08/19 Maternity Pay: 1 year or more service 22 weeks full pay, 17 weeks SMP; 1 year or less service 12 weeks full pay. 27 weeks SMP. Pat 2 weeks full pay 1 week Stat Pay

PTRA

As per BR (Working Party) - Qualification period for registration of clause moves reduced to 3 years for transfer between all depots

Medically Restricted Drivers:

Agreement in place for temporarily & permanently medically restricted drivers, no insurance scheme

Travel Facilities:

25 years 1st class weekend leisure travel. Retired Staff Travel Pass for members & their spouse/partner for leisure purposes.

DOO status: No extensions

Proactive recruitment of under represented groups:

Yes

Retirement at 60:

No

Max 9h30 Day:

Max 9 hrs 15 max with average at 8hrs. From Jan 14 Committed hours removed

Reduced hours etc:

Reduced hours working for domestic purposes. Job share trial in progress

Improved HS/Welfare: Satisfactory
Enhanced training: NVQ. 2014 company agreed to facilitate industrial training courses

 

 

Great Western Railway

Great Western

 

Great Western Railway (HSS)

Great Western Railway (LTV)

Great Western Railway (West)

Great Western Railway (Heathrow Express)

Current Pay: £60,123.00 £56,454.00 £52,192.00 £54,000.00
Additions:   Additional payment to be made and in 2020 all GWR Sectors will be on same rate of pay and annual leave days Additional payment to be made and in 2020 all GWR Sectors will be on same rate of pay and annual leave days 3rd Year as of 1/1/20 - £1500 on basic pay (raises base to £55,500). Management commit to enter talks if RPI is higher

Next Claim:

1 April 2020

1 April 2020

1 April 2020

1 Jan 2021

Rest Day Working Sanction:

Sanctioned until 28/12/19 Sanctioned until 28/12/19 Sanctioned until 28/12/19  

Additional Comments:

Minimum of 104 rest days Minimum of 104 rest days

 

No direct recruitment of drivers

ASLEF Charter Achievements

Clean salary:

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

100% Pensionable Pay:

100% from July 2002

100% from 1 Jan 2002

100% with effect from 2003 - made up of fully pensionable pay & pension restructuring premiums

100%

32 hours/Sundays inside:

35 hour week Sundays outside 35 hour week Sundays ouside 35 hour week Sundays outside No. 35 Hour Week Agreement. Roster Reviews. Sundays inside.
4 day week 5+ block weeks 4 Yes - average 2 rest days per week sun outside  
Leave arrangements 32 days A/L 30 days A/L 29 days A/L (reflecting 4 day week) includes all bank holidays  

Special Leave Arrangements

Mat Pay 12 weeks average weekly pay followed by 27 weeks half pay. . 5 days Pat. JWP to look at family friendly policies

Maternity Pay. 39 weeks either Stat or FGW scheme payment rate (FGW scheme depends on qualification /opting for that scheme)

Mat. 26 wks-6 wks full,12 wks half, 8 wks stat. Pat.1 wk basic pay or 2 wks continuous leave-2nd wk stat.

Maternity Pay/Adoption Pay normal basic pay of 14 weeks from. Stat Mat/Adopt for remaining time. Paternity pay 10 days at normal pay

PTRA

interim agreement covering HSS, LTV & West drivers

In place. Scrutinised between company council

PT&R amended to allow for driver transfer applications (within FGW) betn depots of former difft TOCs

 Multi depot

Medically Restricted Drivers:

Most depots accommodate restricted drivers.

New Depot Dvr grade salary reduced in stages for MRDs.  JWP to be set up for Sick Pay

MR drivers who perform any form of driving duties receive same driver entitlements including full pay.

No reported problems

Travel Facilities:

All staff FGW all line travel plus "affinity benefits". 2009 retired FGW employees unlimited travel retained until end current franchise, applicable to those retire/have retired during current franchi

All Great Western Franchise for drivers and eligible dependants. Retired FGW employees & dependants unlimited free travel until end of franchise. JWP active staff travel facilities

All Great Western Francise services for Drivers and eligible dependants plus non safeguarded free travel on all First Group TOCs.  retired FGW employees 20 box travel card for free travel  

Proactive recruitment of under represented groups:

Slow – monitoring ongoing

Yes

Yes

 

Retirement at 60:

Under consideration

No

any time 60-65 + no loss of accrued benefits.

No Progress

Max 9h30 Day:

10 hrs

No - 10 hrs

Max turn length reduced to 10 hours

 

Reduced hours etc:

N/A

Yes

Part -time working agreed for 2 Drivers. One job share application denied

 
Improved HS / Welfare Up to £250 p.a. Healthshield cover Up to £250 p.a. Healthshield cover Up to £250 p.a. Healthshield cover  
DOO status ECS only All drivers paid DOO as per DRI agreements Empty stock working only  
Enhanced training Leading drivers and route assessors work towards A1 qualification Trainees are with their instructors for 1 year which include skid pan training Only for recently qualified Instructor, leading drivers+ route assessors  

 

Eurostar

Eurostar logo - a large white 'e' with the word EUROSTAR in yellow on a navy blue background

Current Pay:

£71,489.00 

Additions:

International Driver £72,489 from July 2019

Next Claim:

 1 May 2020

Rest Day Working Sanction:

29/08/2020

Additional Comments:

 Agreed to be monitoried by CC

ASLEF Charter Achievements

Clean salary:

Yes

100% Pensionable Pay:

Salary 100%

32 hours/Sundays inside:

35 hours, Sunday inside
4 day week: Yes averaged over 52 weeks
Leave arrangements: Separate leave roster. 5 weeks block leave, 10 days float leave , add 2 days per 5 yrs to max 6 day.

Special Leave Arrangements:

Maternity 26 weeks, Paternity 10 days

PTRA:

Single company

Medically Restricted Drivers / Ins scheme:

Discretionary. Sick pay - 100%-6mnths,50%-6mnths.

Travel Facilities:

Protected staff plus limited free and discounted Eurostar travel. All staff  LUL @75% . ATOC priv rates and FIP Card

DOO status: Non passenger only (ECS)

Proactive recruitment of under represented groups:

No

Retirement at 60:

Equality Act applies

Improved H&S/Welfare:

Ongoing monitoring

Max 9h30 Day:

No, 11 hrs max

Reduced hours etc:

No

Enhanced training: Full cab simulator based on a Class 373. Desk top based on a Class 374.

 

DB Cargo

 DB Cargo

Current Pay:

£51,762.00.   (Junior driver salary £28,450)

Next Claim:

1 July 2019

Rest Day Working Sanction:

Sanctioned until 28 December 2019

Additions:

Pay award pending from 1 July 2019. Offer is 2.6%. Talks ongoing over improved conditions

Additional Comments:

 

ASLEF Charter Achievements

Clean salary:

No

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

32 hours/Sundays inside:

Yes. 32 Hour Week. 192 working turns per year. 1536 hr per year annualised contract
4 day week Yes
Leave arrangements 33 days annual leave

Special Leave Arrangements

Subject to contract hours flight path or agreement with management

Medically Restricted Drivers:

Welfare scheme with retention of 75% of salary for lower grade duties.Payout of 2 yrs/18 mths salary dep.on age/service if finished under il health. Discussions taking place to enhance this scheme.

Travel Facilities:

Not provided for new entrants, only for protected staff

Proactive recruitment of under represented groups:

DBS maintain they do not discriminate against anyone on gender or ethnic grounds. In talks to review recruitment policy. Working group in place with ASLEF involvement to help with more diverse recruit

Retirement at 60:

Yes

Improved H&S/Welfare:

Under negotiation.

Max 9h30 Day:

Max turn 11.30 but no driving after 11th hour -29/12/18 Average turn length 8hrs

Reduced hours etc:

Available to all staff

PTRA

Revised and enhanced relocation policy
DOO status All trains are DOO
Working time directive: Jointly monitored. No opt outs.
Enhanced training  2 Simulators @Knottingley&Didcot. 13 Instrs run training + mentors all depots

 

Chiltern Railways

Current Pay:

£56,905.00

Next Claim:

1 April 2020
Additions N/A

Additional Comments:

JWP to review weekend rostering. New grade of Depot Driver agreed for Banbury only. CICA replacement scheme of £1k in place

ASLEF Charter Achievements

Clean salary:

Yes

100% pensionable pay 100% from Jan 2001
Rest Day Working Sanction 28 December 2019

32 hours/Sundays inside:

35 hours Sundays outside
4 day week 13 Rest Days per 8 -week cycle. Minumum guaranteed 50% Saturday Rest Days
Leave arrangements 31 days A/L+ any additional bank holidays. Normal bank holidays incorporated into 31 days AL.

Special Leave Arrangements :

Stat. Mat + Pat+ maternity:- 12 wks at full pay then 14 wks at stat. Paternity:- 1 wk(5days) at full pay then 1 wk (5 days) at stat, Proposal - 12 Wks Shared Parental Leave at 100%

Medically Restricted Drivers:

Dvrs with 5 years' service & over, sick pay arrangements improved to 30 weeks full pay and 26 weeks half pay

Improved HS / Welfare Ongoing - generally good

Travel Facilities:

Unlimited free travel on all Arriva Group (London, X Country, Grand Central, North, Chiltern). Protected staff travel. Reduced rate travel for unprotected staff on participating TOCs.

DOO status Agreement with RMT not to extend DOO

Proactive recruitment of under represented groups:

No problems

Retirement at 60:

65 with full benefits. 55 to 64 with reduced benefits.

Max 9h30 Day:

Maximum 10 hours since DRI.

Reduced hours etc:

N/A - no short/fixed term contracts. Job share.

PTRA

Promotion & transfer agreement within Chiltern. Redundancy arrangements remain as per BR at date of DRI.

Enhanced training Very limited. Good for release to attend union learning courses.

 

Transpennine Express

 Transpennine Express logo. The words TRANSPENNINE EXPRESS with a blue and purple star graphic to the right.

Current Pay:

£58,000.00 

Additions:

Driver Instructor +£2000 per annum; Driver Assessor +£2800; Trainee Dvr £24,000

Next Claim: 

1 April 2020

Rest Day Working Sanction:

28/12/19

Additional Comments:

 

ASLEF Charter Achievements

Clean salary:

Yes

100% Pensionable Pay:

Yes

4 day week

Average 4 day week with average 156 rest days

32 hours/Sundays inside:

35 hours. Sundays inside

Leave arrangements

5 wks rostered + 8 floating days / 9 over 25 years service

Special Leave Arrangements

Mat Pay 26 wks full basic pay or 90% of av. earnings whichever greater + 13 wks at 50% av. earnings. 39 weeks full pay or 90% av. earnings. Pat Pay 3 wks full basic

PTRA

Yes

Medically Restricted Drivers:

No insurance scheme.  No loss of salary in first 12 months for drivers removed from driving duties under "Capability". Medically Restricted Drivers remain unchanged

Travel Facilities:

Free Travel on all TPE services. Residential travel on Northern. Leisure passes at company discretion to employees who reach normal retirement age after 1 April 2006 or who retire on ill health.

DOO status

No DOO passenger services

Proactive recruitment of under represented groups:

Yes

Retirement at 60:

No

Max 9h30 Day:

Max 10 hours

Reduced hours etc:

No, 'considerate' turns accepted

Improved H&S/Welfare:

Yes

Enhanced training

Yes

Virgin West Coast

Current Pay:

£67,486.00

Additions: London Allowance £1,700. booking on payment of £86.89 per Rest Day worked plus flat rate

Next Claim:

 28 May 2020

Rest Day Working Sanction:

until 30/11/2019

Additional Comments:

6 months reciprocal notice period

ASLEF Charter Achievements

Clean salary:

Yes

100% Pensionable Pay:

100% from 07/01/02

32 hours/Sundays inside:

35 hours with Sundays outside JWP to explore 1 hr reduction (no loss of pay) from May 2017

4 day week: 4
Leave arrangements: 5 weeks + 12 floating days

Special Leave Arrangements :

9 mnths Mat @ normal pay. 10 days Pat.

Medically Restricted Drivers:

Come under stood off arrangements (purple book)

Travel Facilities:

Virgin Std after 6 months (1st at Weekends). 1st class Virgin after 5 years. Introduction of Plus 1 Travel Facility. Also Friends & Family tickets

Proactive recruitment of under-represented groups:

 Ongoing

DOO Status:

ECS only

Retirement at 60:

 

Best practice SMD:

Company tabled change to support provider

Max 9h30 Day:

Max 10 hr day length

Reduced hours etc:

 Job share agreement in place

PTRA: Lateral Transfers commence 1 Jan 2008
Improved HS/welfare: Ongoing

 

Tube Lines Limited

Tube lines logo

Current Pay:

£60,392.00

Additions:

£60392 for daylink and £68400 for nightlink

Next Claim:

 1 April 2020

Rest Day Working Sanction:

As per 35h/wk & Flexibility Agreement

Additional Comments:

-

ASLEF Charter Achievements

Clean salary:

Yes

100% Pensionable Pay:

100% for pre ETO's before PPP, negotiations ongoing for ETO's after PPP

32 hours/Sundays inside:

35 hours
4 day week 4 average
Leave arrangements 7.4 shifts per annum

Special Leave Arrangements :

Average 3 days off/week. Improved funeral, domestic, special leave

PTRA

T/ops from LUL accepted now

Medically Restricted Drivers:

Medical redeployment agreed in 2008 with protection of earnings for 9 years for staff with 3 or more years service

Improved HS/welfare Improved conditions on site

Travel Facilities:

Free LUL/Docklands LR/Croydon Tram. Pre 1996 - Priv. + Buses. 6 zone oyster card for new entrants

Proactive recruitment of under represented groups:

No women drivers. 14% Ethnic Minorities in Transplant

Retirement at 60:

-

Max 9h30 Day:

10 hr max Mon-Fri. 12 hr max Wknds

Reduced hours etc:

None

 

South Western Railway

(formerly South West Trains)

Current Pay:

£51,817.00

Additions:

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:

Yes

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

PTRA

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.

GTR Southern and Gatwick Express

Southern railway logo - a green circle with a darker green bar across the middle and word 'SOUTHERN' in white lettering         Gatwick Express logo - 'GX' in large red letters followed by 'GATWICK EXPRESS' in smaller red lettering

 

 

Southern

formerly Gatwick Express

Current Pay:

£61,750.00 £61,750.00

Additions:

5th Year of 5 year deal Oct 2020 - Greater of RPI or 2.5% - 2.5% = £63,294+Sunday Premium. Inner £1991 & Outer £622 Allowance to increase by Aug RPI in Oct 2019/20

5th Year of 5 year deal Oct 2020 - Greater of RPI or 2.5% - 2.5% = £63,294+Sunday Premium. Inner £1991 & Outer £622 Allowance to increase by Aug RPI in Oct 2019/20

Next Claim:

October 2021

October 2021

Rest Day Working Sanction:

As part of 2016 Pay Deal: RDW until Oct 2021 As part of 2016 Pay Deal: RDW until Oct 2021

Additional Comments:

Uncontrolled rest day wrkg

N/A

                                       ASLEF Charter Achievements

Clean salary:

Yes

Yes

100% Pensionable Pay:

100% from 1 Jan 2003

100% from DRI

32 hours/Sundays inside:

35 hours Sundays outside / Committed 35 hours Sundays outside  BH inside working week
4 day week 4 4.3
Leave arrangements 6 wks per ann. At 1 Jan 2014 equiv of additional 2.64 leave days for Rest Days falling on bank hols 6 wks per ann. At 1 Jan 2014 equiv of additional 2.64 leave days for Rest Days falling on bank hols

Special Leave Arrangements :

1 Jan 14 equiv of 2.64 add leave for RDs fall on bank hols etc. RDs rostered consecutively Group of 5 days off every 3 weeks. Mat 18wks @ full pay. Pat 1wk @ full pay.

1 Jan 14 equiv of 2.64 add leave for RDs fall on bank hols etc. RDs rostered consecutively Group of 5 days off every 3 weeks. Mat 18wks @ full pay. Pat 1wk @ full pay

PTRA

As per BR

No compulsory redundancies

Medically Restricted Drivers / Ins scheme:

Current MR drivers protected

All drivers to be dealt with under the Southern Ill Health Agreement

Travel Facilities:

Protected staff plus Govia. Reduced rate season tickets on Metrobus.

Protected Staff plus Govia. Reduced rate season tickets on Metrobus.

DOO status: Partial DOO only
Best practice SMD: Current policy under review adopted Southern SASS for train drivers

Proactive recruitment of under represented groups:

Yes - attend training school to meet all new recruits into the driving grade

Good

Retirement at 60:

JWP waiting for meeting

No progress

Improved H&S/Welfare:

 

Generally good

Max 9h30 Day:

Max 9.5 hr day. Minimum spare turn length increase to 8 hrs & 37 mins

Max 10 hr day.

Reduced hours etc:

Proposed career breaks

Flexible working conditions

Enhanced training:   NVQ Level 2

 

Abellio Scotrail

Abellio scotrail

Current Pay:

£50,000

Additions:

2nd year of two-year deal - as of 4 Oct 2020 salary rises to £51,500 (or Aug 2020 RPI if higher than 3%)

Next Claim:

4 Oct 2021

Rest Day Working Sanction:

Sanctioned until 28 March 2020

Additional Comments:

Sunday & Rest Day min payment Driver £178. Sunday Driving Allowance £73.70 for each Sunday duty worked

ASLEF Charter Achievements

Clean salary:

Sick Pay 100% for 26 wks, then remainder of year at 50% of salary.  2013/14 pay deal intro of Critical Illness Cover

100% Pensionable Pay:

100% on future service only from 2005

32 hours/Sundays inside:

Yes. 35 Hour week 1601 annual hours (36 hr rostered week + extra weeks leave)
4 day week 4 day week dependent on work at each location, 104 rest days excl rural depots
Leave arrangements 5 weeks annual leave & 4 bank holidays, 6 floating days. Minimum 104 rest days P/A

Special Leave Arrangements :

Maternity 100% of ave earnings first 13 weeks then SMP fof 13 weeks, Paternity 100% ave earnings 1st week then 1 week Statutory. Adoption 100% ave earnings first 13 weeks then 13 weeks stat pay.

PTRA

As per BR

Medically Restricted Drivers:

As per DRI provided vacancies exist. Min salary £38,630 for restricted drivers after 5 years. Medically restricted Dvrs through suicides are redeployed 100% salary yearly reviews

Travel Facilities:

Protected staff, also all grades will receive free residential travel on Scotrail & unlimited free leisure travel on all Abelio TOCs along w/ spouse/partners & children

DOO status DOO status-driver only operation on PTE as of 2019
HS/Welfare Ongoing

Proactive recruitment of Company training:

Ongoing recrutiment for 2018/19

Enhanced training Two Driving Simulators being used for trainees & mainline drivers during normal CMS

Retirement at 60:

No progression for future negotiation. Retired from 2008 free travel.

Max 9h30 Day:

10hrs exception being rural depots. From Dec 2018: 8hrs45mins between 22:00 & 04:59

Reduced hours etc:

Max 46 hrs for training. From 31/03/17 max 39hrs rostered week work . Rostered week Senior WP looking at reducing rostered hours

 

Merseyrail

Current Pay:

£49,121.00                                

Additions:

PQD - £43,417.00

Next Claim:

Jan 2020

Rest Day Working Sanction:

Sanctioned until 29/12/18

Additional Comments:

2017 - New rate of pay £40,355 for PQDs for first 2 years then full Drivers rate. Sundays paid at 1 + 1/5.  1/5th will be banked

ASLEF Charter Achievements

Clean salary:

Yes

100% Pensionable Pay:

100% from DRI 1998

32 hours/Sundays inside:

35 hours / Sundays outside / Committed
4 day week: Yes Sunday outside
Leave arrangements: 4 weeks rostered 11 floating days. Banked Sundays 1/5×5 = 1 lieu day.

Special Leave Arrangements:

Domestic/family emergencies 2011. Where rest days fall on either Xmas or Boxing Day a compensatory days leave granted. To be taken before 31 March following year.

PTRA:

No compulsory redundancies

Medically Restricted Drivers:

2 positions at present (Birkenhead shed)

Travel Facilities:

Company free travel all staff (also Greater Anglia, East Midlands Railway, West Midlands Trains, Northern and Scotrail)

DOO status Non passenger only

Proactive recruitment of under represented groups:

Ongoing campaign

Retirement at 60:

No progress

Max 9h30 Day:

Max 10 hour day

Reduced hours etc:

N/A

Improved HS/Welfare: Satisfactory

 

London Underground

Current Pay:

£55,011.00

Additions:

Instructor Operator £57,376  Signal Stock Train Operator £57,376 Night Train Operator £25,145

Next Claim:

 1 April 2019

Rest Day Working Sanction:

None

Additional Comments:

N/A

                             ASLEF Charter Achievements

Clean salary:

Yes

100% Pensionable Pay:

100% since restructuring

32 hours/Sundays inside:

35 Hour Week, Sundays inside. Plus 1 hr (36 hrs average) giving 6 extra annual leave days.
4 day week: 9 days over 2 weeks @ Earls Court depot. 4 other depots with fixed link rosters
Leave arrangements: 43 days, plus an extra day with 25 years service, plus an extra day with 40 years service

Special Leave Arrangements :

Improving

PTRA:

Has been re-written and called the Train Operators Resourcing Agreement and includes a number of improvements for train staff

Medically Restricted Drivers:

Sickness 39 weeks full pay plus package MR drivers

Travel Facilities:

All staff receive LRT pass. Rights for same sex partner. Plus 75% cash discount off season tickets

DOO status: DOO only

Proactive recruitment of Company training:

Proactive Monitoring - good progress

Retirement at 60:

Full pension at 60. Poss. Retirement at 50. No need to retire at 65.

Max 9h30 Day:

8.5 hrs (including 30 minutes unpaid meal break)

Reduced hours etc:

Opportunity to work reduced hours - Sats, Suns & BHs only

Improved HS/Welfare: Dealt with at JSC
Enhanced Training: LU has reduced the time to train a TO to 12 weeks

 

West Midlands Trains

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 Railway
(London Midland/Central Trains)
London North Western
(London Midland/Silverlink)

Current Pay:

£57,042.00

£57,042.00

Additions:

 Oct 2019 - Productivity talks ongoing  Oct 2019 - Productivity talks ongoing

Next Claim:

 1 October 2020

 1 October 2020

Rest Day Working Sanction:

Sanctioned until 30/05/2020

Sanctioned until 30/05/2020

Additional Comments:

N/A

N/A

ASLEF Charter Achievements

Clean salary:

Yes

Yes

100% Pensionable Pay:

100% from 1 Jan 2003

Yes

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

PTRA

Yes. 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 under represented groups:

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

Best practice SMD:

 

Issue to be resolved by new LM CC

Max 9h30 Day:

Maximum turn length 10 hrs

Maximum 10 hour day

Reduced hours etc:

Job share (discussions broke down over protection of pension)

Yes

Improved H&S/Welfare:

Paid release for TUC stage 2 courses.

 

 

 

Island Line

Current Pay:

£43,722.00

Additions:

 Dvr Instr As SWR

Next Claim:

1 Oct 2019

Rest Day Working Sanction:

None

Additional Comments:

N/A

                       ASLEF Charter Achievements

Clean salary:

Yes

100% Pensionable Pay:

£38,051.00

35 hours/Sundays inside:

37 Sundays Inside
4 day week: 5 day week

Leave Arrangements:

34 A/L

PTRA:

Links with SWR

Medically Restricted Drivers:

Concerns

Travel Facilities:

SWR + First Group

Proactive recruitment of under represented groups:

No progress

Retirement at 60:

Under negotiation

Max 9h30 Day:

yes

Reduced hours etc:

N/A

DOO status: No DOO
Improved HS / Welfare: Satisfactory
Enhanced training:  N/A

 

Arriva Rail London

ARL

Formerly Silverlink Metro / LOROL & Formerly Greater Anglia West

 

Company

Arriva Rail London

Arriva Rail London WAI

Current Pay

£62,587.00

£56,601.00           

Additions

 

Commitment to explore further elements of pay submission. Talks ongoing with a view to closing out in Nov 2019 if agreement is reached. If not next pay claim is 1 April 2020.

Next Claim

1 April 2020

1 April 2020

32 Hour Week

No 34 Hour Week / Sundays inside

No. 34 Hour Week with Sundays outside

Rest Day Working Sanction Until

25/07/2020

25/07/2020

Additional comments

 

 

ASLEF Charter

 

 

Clean salary

Yes

Yes

100% pensionable pay

100% from July 2003

100% from DRI 

32 Hrs/Sundays Inside/Committed Sundays

No. 34 hours / Sundays inside

No. 34 hour Week/Sundays outside

Special Leave Arrangements

2 weeks Paternity 1st week Full Pay 2nd Week Half Pay. Maternity 26 weeks at 100% & 13 weeks at stat rate

Maternity: 26 Weeks Full Pay/13 Weeks Stat Pay.  Paternity: 2 Weeks Full Pay

4 Day Week

Yes - 2 rest days minimum per week

Yes - 2 rest days every week

PT&RA 

PT&R operates at all ARL Depots

PT&R operates at all ARL depots

Medically Restricted Drivers/Ins Scheme

MR drivers salary protected @ 90%

 

Drivers accommodated. MR driver salary protected @ 100% 

Leave Arrangements

32 days - 34 days (after 5 years service)

24 days (6 weeks Annual Leave)

Travel Facilities

Non-protected staff: TFL Oyster Underground + buses (all zones). XC, Chiltern, Grand Central & Northern

Non protected staff: TfL Oyster Underground+Buses (all zones). Chiltern, Cross Country, Grand Central, Northern.

Proactive recruitment of under represented groups

Agreement on equal opps monitoring.

Agreement on equal opps monitoring

Retirement at 60

No

No

Improved H&S/Welfare

Dealt with at JSC

As per legislation. 4xJHSC

Max 9 hr 30 min day

Max 9 hrs

Max 9.15 hrs

Reduced Hours etc

Yes and Career Break scheme. Job Share trial agreed.

Job share agreement & reduced hours arrangements

DOO Status

Yes on all routes

Yes all routes DOO

Working Time Directive             

Monitoring by reps

Monitoring by company

Best Practice SMD

Issue to be resolved by new LM CC

 

Enhanced Training

Safety Briefing Days. Simulator & computer based training.

Safety briefing days. Simulator & computer based training.

Hull Trains

Hull Trains logo. A scribbled pink heart next to the words 'Hull Trains: You local link to London' in navy blue

 

Current Pay:

£54,934.00

Additions:

2nd Year of two-year deal - 3% increase basic pay, or February 2020 RPI whichever is greater

Next Claim:

01 Apr 2021

Rest Day Working Sanction:

Sanctioned until 26/12/2020

                           ASLEF Charter Achievements

Clean salary:

Lodge payments in addition to salary. £50 per night.

100% Pensionable Pay:

100% (Omnibus Section)-final salary open to all after 5 years service or if in Final Salary Scheme at previous company.

32 hours/Sundays inside:

35 hours Sundays inside
4 day week 4 day week from Dec 07

Leave Arrangements

5 rostered weeks + 7 rostered lieu days + 4 Suns after rostered leave if applicable
Special Leave Arrangements 3 rest days per week.  Maternity pay provision to increase from 26 to 39 weeks at full-pay rate

PTRA

Improved

Medically Restricted Drivers:

100% of salary paid for 12 months

Travel Facilities:

Protected staff keep passes.New entrants company pass -First Group

Proactive recruitment of under represented groups

Under review

Retirement at 60:

 

Improved H&S/Welfare:

Training

Max 9h30 Day:

No. 10 hrs

Reduced hours etc:

N/A
DOO status: N/A
Enhanced training: Learning centre opened May 2010

 

GB Railfreight

Two orange horizontal lines with 'GB Railfreight' in dark blue between them

Current Pay:

£58,486.00

Additions:

 An increase of 2.50% from 1st April 2019

Next Claim:

1 April 2020

Rest Day Working Sanction:

Sanctioned until 28 December 2019

Additional Comments:

N/A

ASLEF Charter Achievements

Clean salary:

Yes

100% Pensionable Pay:

100%

32 hours/Sundays inside:

35 annual hours 4 day week Sundays inside
4 day week: 4

Special Leave Arrangements:

10 wks Mat full pay. Pat leave 8 days

PTRA:

Internal transfers at management's discretion. Working party set up to bring in an enhanced scheme.

Medically Restricted Drivers:

GBRf agree to participate in joint assessment of Driver insurance scheme - under review re partnership

Improved HS / welfare: Westfield & Ptners, Surgery One + Dent Plan

Travel Facilities:

 

Proactive recruitment of Company training:

 

Retirement at 60:

Railway pension allows for retirement at 60

Max 9h30 Day:

6-12 hrs + 30 mins traveling in own time. Possible 13 hrs.

Reduced hours etc:

Job share agreement in place, also flexible working arrangements.

DOO status Drivers do own train prep/enhanced brake test
Best practice SMD: SMD replaced with personal development plan
Enhanced training: currently restructuring line of promotion

 

 

Abellio Greater Anglia

Abellio Greater Anglia logo

 

Abellio Greater Anglia

(Former Great Eastern)

Abellio Greater Anglia

(Former Anglia)

Abellio Greater Angila

(Former West Anglia)

Current Pay:

£52,676.00

£51,883.00

£51,105.00

Additions:

An increase of 2.75%

An increase of 2.75%

An increase of 2.75%

Next Claim:

1 April 2020

1 April 2020

1 April 2020

Rest Day Working Sanction:

Sanctioned until 31 Oct 2020

Sanctioned until 31 Oct 2020

Sanctioned until 31 Oct 2020

Additional Comments:

 

 

 

 

ASLEF Charter Achievements

Clean salary:

Yes

Yes

Yes

100% Pensionable Pay:

100% from 1997 DRI

100% from 1997 DRI

100% from 1997 DRI

32 hours/Sundays inside:

35 hr week excluding Sundays 35 hr week excl Sundays. No. 35 hr week excl Sundays. 280 hrs per 8 week cycle
4 day week Yes (excluding Sundays) from 27 May 2019 Yes (excluding Sundays) from 27 May 2019 Yes - WA Roster 2 Rest Days per week)
Leave arrangements Lieu leave accrued vice Bank Holidays worked or option to additional payment + 5 days pa 5 wks A/L 7 days Lieu leave plus Xmas & Boxing Day Total 34 days max 6 wks A/L (24 Days) Lieu leave accrued vice Bank Holiday plus Xmas  & Boxing Day 34 days max

Special Leave Arrangements :

Maternity: 12 Wks Full Pay/14 Wks Half Pay then 13 Wks SMP. Paternity 2 Wks Full Pay

Maternity: 12 Wks Full Pay/14 Wks Half Pay then 13 Wks SMP. Paternity 2 Wks Full Pay Maternity: 12 Wks Full Pay/14 Wks Half Pay then 13 Wks SMP. Paternity 2 Wks Full Pay
DOO Status Most former GE are DOO(P). Plus ECS DOO (NP) Method of Op's agreed. Some former DOO(P) routes Full DOO (P) operation on all WA routes

PTRA

Company wide PT&R in place

Company wide PT&R in place Company wide PT&R in place

Medically Restricted Drivers:

In house scheme - 2 years salary. Medically restricted drivers are also accommodated as depot drivers. Medically restricted drivers retain 90% of salary if accommodated out of grade Medically restricted drivers retain 90% of salary if accommodated out of grade
Improved HS/Welfare H&S Reps meet regularly . LSC Formed. JHSCC x 4 pa H&S Reps meet regularly . LSC Formed. JHSCC x 4 pa
H&S Reps meet regularly . LSC Formed. JHSCC x 4 pa

Travel Facilities:

Free travel on Abellio TOCs + c2c. TFL & ARL have removed some residential travel for non-protected staff Free travel on Abellio TOCs + c2c. TFL & ARL have removed some residential travel for non-protected staff Free travel on Abellio TOCs + c2c. TFL & ARL have removed some residential travel for non-protected staff

Proactive recruitment of under represented groups:

Constantly under review as part of RDW agreement. Recruiting reviewed at PTR mtgs Constantly under review as part of RDW agreement. Recruitment reviewed at PTR mtgs Constantly under review as part of RDW agreement. Recruitment reviewed at PTR mtgs
Enhanced training Use of Drvr simulators / STUDS Use of drvr simulators / STUDS / New Training Academy at Norwich Use of Drvr simulators / STUDS / New Training Academy at Norwich

Retirement at 60:

No progress.

No progress.

No progress.

Max 9h30 Day:

6 - 10 hour shift lengths

6-10 hour shift lengths

6-10 hour shift lengths

Reduced hours etc:

Job Share Arrangements agreed//family friendly policy/flexible working and reduced hours in place

Job Share Arrangement/family friendly policy/flexible working and reduced hours in place Job Share Arrangement/family friendly policy/flexible working

 

Grand Central

 

Current Pay:

£55,111.00

Additions:

 

Next Claim:

1 January 2019

Rest Day Working Sanction:

No Rest Day Working agreement in place

Additional Comments:

N/A

ASLEF Charter Achievements

Clean salary:

 

100% Pensionable Pay:

Arriva Workplace Pension 1% max employer contribution to 1% min employee contribution

32 hours/Sundays inside:

35 hours / Sundays inside

Special Leave Arrangements :

 

PTRA

 

Medically Restricted Drivers:

100% Salary paid for 6 months

Travel Facilities:

Reciprocal travel facilities across Arriva Trains UK franchises

Proactive recruitment of Company training:

 

Retirement at 60:

 

Max 9h30 Day:

 

Reduced hours etc:

 

 

Freightliner Heavy Haul

 

Freightliner Heavy Haul

Current Pay:

£53,600.00

Additions:

Mentor Drivers allowance: £3,000. Instructor Drivers allowance: £4,000. 15 month pay deal 4.55%

Next Claim:

01 January 2020

Rest Day Working Sanction:

Sanctioned until 28 December 2019

Additional Comments:

N/A

ASLEF Charter Achievements

Clean salary:

Yes

100% Pensionable Pay:

100%

32 hours/Sundays inside:

35 hours. Contract hrs of 1568 + 252 A/L
Leave arrangements 36 days - 5 block weeks, 11 floating days

Special Leave Arrangements

Mat. 24wks full pay. 10 days Pat.

PTRA

Mobility scheme (12/11/07) Additions to tranfers arrangements currently under negotiation

Medically Restricted Drivers:

Driver assurance scheme now in operation

Travel Facilities:

Protected Staff only

Proactive recruitment of under represented groups:

Active recruitment

Retirement at 60:

Not agreed

Max 9h30 Day:

No movement towards 10 hour day

Reduced hours etc:

Reduced hours contract (17.5hrs pw) under discussion

Improved H&S/Welfare: Need for H&S reps at all locations curr 4 in 4
Enhanced training: N/A

 

Freightliner Intermodal

Freightliner logo - an orange circle with a yellow bar across the middle, containing the word 'Freightliner' in black italics

Freightliner Intermodal

Current Pay:

£49,500

Additions:

Pay talks ongoing

Next Claim:

1 January 2020

Rest Day Working Sanction:

Rest Day Working until 28 December 2019

Additional Comments:

N/A

ASLEF Charter Achievements

Clean salary:

Yes

100% Pensionable Pay:

100%

32 hours/Sundays inside:

No. Average 35 Hour Week over 13 week roster with Sundays inside
4 day week Average 35hr / 4-day week
Leave arrangements 4 wks+5 floating days. Negtd 6 additional BH.

Special Leave Arrangements

Mat. 24wks full pay. 10 days Pat. Career Breaks & Job Share agreed.

PTRA

As per ASLEF Conditions of Service book

Medically Restricted Drivers:

As per ASLEF Conditions of Service Book

Improved HS / Welfare JSC  in place. Employee help line for all matters.

Travel Facilities:

Protected Staff only

DOO status Yes DOO

Proactive recruitment of under represented groups:

Yes

Retirement at 60:

In pay talks

Max 9h30 Day:

11 hr max

Working time directive:

No one works more than av 48hr over agreed period

Reduced hours etc:

Job Share agreement in place / career breaks on request

Enhanced training:

Plans for all outstanding training to be achieved

 

First Tram Operations

 A green circle (roundel) with a blue rectangle across the middle. The word 'TRAMS' is on top of the blue rectangle.

Current Pay:

£42,890.00

Additions:

3 year deal. Nov 2019 Year 2 - increase of 3.2% or RPI (£44,262) Nov 2020 Year 3- increase of 3.2% or RPI (£45,678)

Next Claim:

4 November 2021

Rest Day Working Sanction:

None

Additional Comments:

 

ASLEF Charter Achievements

Clean salary:

 

100% Pensionable Pay:

No

32 hours/Sundays inside

No. 37 Hour Week from 4th Nov 2011
4 day week 5 day week
Leave arrangements 32 days

Special Leave Arrangements

 

PTRA

 

Medically Restricted Drivers

 

Travel Facilities:

ATOC and Oyster cards

Proactive recruitment of under represented groups:

 N/A

Retirement at 60:

retire at 65

Max 9h30 Day:

max 12 hour day

Reduced hours etc:

N/A

 

GTR Thameslink Great Northern

Thamslink logo - the word 'Thameslink' in black followed by a pink forward-slash Great Northern logo - The words 'Great Northern' in white lettering on a purple background, with a blue triangle below the purple shape

 

From 14 September 2014 Govia Thameslink Railway took over the First Capital Connect franchise and now runs the services of each route under two separate names – Thameslink and Great Northern. 

Current Pay:

£63,196.00

Additions:

(Sunday payment based on 12 Sundays p.a in 2019 £5,638)

Next Claim:

 October 2020

Rest Day Working Sanction:

29/10/20 Not to be used to cross-cover work on GTR Southern/Gatwick Express

Additional Comments:

Taxi agreement all depots booking on or off between 2359 and 0500 to and from work and home or home station whatever is closer

                            ASLEF Charter Achievements

Clean salary:

Yes

100% Pensionable Pay:

100%

32 hours/Sundays inside:

35 hours Sundays outside. Can opt out with 7 days notice
4 day week 4 day week
Leave arrangements 24 days A/L plus comp days = 32 days. Also comp days for substitute days for Xmas day and Boxing Day

Special Leave Arrangements :

Mat. Improves on stat. paid leave for exceptoinal domestic emergencies & emergency dependents

PTRA

Improvements to BR. Extended to all GNTL depots.

Medically Restricted Drivers:

Former T'link scheme now applies to whole of GNTL drivers unable to regain competence parachute agreement in place.

Travel Facilities:

Free Leisure & Staff residential travel LM, SE, SO. Recip residential travel EMT & East Coast (w/end leisure removed). Luton Airport bus shuttle, Croydon Tramway. PTAC Oyster Employee Only
DOO status Totally

Proactive recruitment of Company training:

Yes

Retirement at 60:

Ongoing negotiations

Max 9h30 Day:

Max duty length 9.54. Unsocial duties (on or off between 23.59 and 05.00) 8.30

Reduced hours etc:

Yes.Reduced hours driver available 24 hr week (4x6 or 3x8) with option to keep full  pensionable pay or pro rata

Best practice SMD:

Talks on going waiting First Group policy on point

Improved HS/Welfare As per legislation

 

London North Eastern Railway

LNER

(Formerly Virgin East Coast)

Current Pay:

£68,988.00

Additions:

Feb 2020 RPI w.e.f. 29 March 2020.

Next Claim:

 30 March 2021

Rest Day Working Sanction:

 Rest Day Working sanctioned until 24/04/2021

Additional Comments:

RDW jointly monitored twice yearly

ASLEF Charter Achievements

Clean salary:

Yes

100% Pensionable Pay:

Yes

32 hours/Sundays inside:

35 hour week
4 day week max 4.25  from 22/05/2011
Leave arrangements 34 days -25 rostered annual leave

Special Leave Arrangements

Improvements to mat/pat plus adoption leave/blood donor leave

PTRA

As per BR

Medically Restricted Drivers:

Company Council consultation ongoing

Travel Facilities:

Improved 1st class travel  for retd & existing staff

DOO status Empties only

Proactive recruitment of under represented groups:

Company Council consultation

Retirement at 60:

No

Max 9h30 Day:

11 hours (10 hours max if poss to diagram)

Reduced hours etc:

Flexible working policy

Improved HS/Welfare Satisfactory
Enhanced training: Driver simulator improvements & training Apps being developed

 

East Midlands Railway

East Midlands Railway logo - the letters EMR

 

East Midlands Railway

(Former Mid-Mainline)

East Midlands Railway

(Former Central Trains)

East Midlands  Railway

(Former Maintrain)

Current Pay:

£56,819.00

£56,819.00

£39,126.00

Next Claim:

1 January 2020 1 January 2020  1 January 2020

Rest Day Working Sanction:

25/01/2020 26/10/2019 26/10/2019
Additions Salary shown is Sunday Inclusive.(Sunday Exclusive is £53,076.00). Driver Mentor £59.092 (£55,199). Driver Instructor £60,513 (£56,526) Salary shown is Sunday Inclusive. (Sunday Exclusive is £53,076.00). Driver Mentor £59.092 (£55,199). Driver Instructor £60,513 (£56,526)  Driver Mentor £40,691. Driver Instructor £40,221

ASLEF Charter Achievements

 

East Midlands Trains

(Former Mid-Mainline)

East Midlands Trains

(Former Central Trains)

East Midlands  Trains

(Former Maintrain)

Clean salary:

Yes

Yes, since 1999

Yes

100% Pensionable Pay:

100% from 1 Oct 2004

100% from 1 Jan 2003

100%

32 hours/Sundays inside:

35 hour week. Sundays outside. 35 hour week. Sundays outside. No. 1800 Annualised Hours (37 hour week) still in discussions. Sundays inside.
4 day week 4 day week 4 day week No
Leave arrangements 32 days (2days kept back for Xmas Day & boxing Day (if rostered to work) 16 days rostered and 8 days by request. 2 Day extra leave if Rest day falls on Xmas Day & Boxing Day 28 days

Special Leave Arrangements :

Stat. Mat + Pat & Family Friendly Policy

Mat.& adopt 6 wks full, 10 wks half + 10 wks smp, 6 wks full + 20 wks half (from April 05). Paternity 1 wk full and 1 wk Stat pat pay

Improved time off.

PTRA

As per BR

1 free lateral to any CTL depot. No compulsory redundancies

Depot Specific (single location)

Medically Restricted Drivers:

Yes - MR drivers salary capped at salary at point of restriction confirmed

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

No agreement

Travel Facilities:

As per safeguarded and non-safeguarded arrangements

Unlimited free travel EMT/ SWT for staff and dependants (same sex partners recognised)

Free travel on Abellio TOCs + c2c

Improved HS / Welfare No Paid release for TUC stage 2 courses. N/A
DOO status  N/A DOO ECS only  N/A

Proactive recruitment of under represented groups:

No

Equal Opps policy very proactive

N/A

Retirement at 60:

No

Normal retirement age is 65, but can go at 60 if requests

No

Max 9h30 Day:

Yes

Max 10h30mins

No

Reduced hours etc:

Yes, on individual basis dealt pro rata. No general agreement

Job share (discussions broke down over protection of pension) Do have job share agreement, pro rata, pay & leave

N/A

Enhanced training Separate RUL agreement negotiated Simulator and New training academy.  DVD, VC of routes available on request.

North East Metro Operations Ltd

Tyne and Wear Metro  Formally Tyne & Wear Metro

Current Pay:

£38,644.00

Additions:

Minder Drivers: 5% enhancement per day (pensionable)

Next Claim

1 April 2019

Rest Day Working:  

ASLEF Charter Achievements

Clean salary:

Yes

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

PTRA:

N/A

Colas Infrastructure Monitoring

Colas Rail logo

Current Pay:

£52,614.00
Additions  

Next Claim:

1 July 2020

Rest Day Working Sanction:

31 August 2020

Additions:

N/A

Additional Comments:

N/A

ASLEF Charter Achievements

Clean salary:

Yes

100% pensionable pay Consumer Price Index Cap in Place

32 hours/Sundays inside:

35 h week. Sundays inside
4 day week Average 4 day week
Leave arrangements 28 days + Bank Holidays. 2015 - Drivers with 5 yrs or more continuous service 2 days additional AL

Special Leave Arrangements :

10 days paternity plus statutory. 5 days Adoption/Fostering Leave

Medically Restricted Drivers:

N/A

Travel Facilities:

Protected staff only

DOO status All DOO

Proactive recruitment of under represented groups:

 N/A

Retirement at 60:

No

Max 9h30 Day:

Turns between 6 & 10 hrs . Turns book on after 21.00hrs will not exceed 9hr 30m

Reduced hours etc:

Under discussion

PTRA

Transfer agreement within DBS IM. Welfare Scheme in Place
Enhanced training Yes due to nature of work

 

 

DRS

Direct Rail Services logo

Current Pay:

£53,705.00

Additions

3 year deal. Year 3 (2020) 4% or Feb RPI whichever is greater

Next claim 1 April 2021

100% Pensionable Pay:

Employee pays 5% of salary, company tops up to 29.1%

Rest Day Working Sanction:

Rest Day Working sanctioned until 28 Dec 2019

ASLEF Charter Achievements

Clean salary:

Yes

32 hours/Sundays inside:

35 Hour Week + annualised 1820 hour working year. Sundays inside.
4 day week No
Leave arrangements A/L 34 days

Special Leave Arrangements

10 days Pat. 5 days marriage. 5 days funeral arrgts (near relative). 1 day to attend funeral of near relative 3 days to care for sick relatives, 1 day for house move.

Medically Restricted Drivers:

12 months sick leave on full pay

Improved HS / Welfare Free healthcare for traincrew + children.

Travel Facilities:

ATOC refusal, looking at individual TOCs

DOO status All DOO except nuclear services

Proactive recruitment of under represented groups:

Under negotiation

Retirement at 60:

Yes. Option to remain after 60 to comply with law

Max 9h30 Day:

No. 12 hrs , no driving after 11th

Reduced hours etc:

No

PTRA:

Document now finished and adopted

Enhanced training: NVQ for drivers

 

 

CrossCountry

CrossCountry operates a mix of long distance, regional and local rural services in Wales, including the Valley Lines network of services around Cardiff, and also in the English border counties and to Manchester, Liverpool and Birmingham.

(Formerly Virgin CrossCountry)

 

Current Pay:

£65,006.00
Additions Night Duty Book off 0200-0500 = £35.61;  Night Duty Book on 0201-0500 = £22.87

Next Claim:

28 May 2020

Rest Day Working Sanction:

Sanctioned until 30 Nov 2019

Additional Comments:

New RDW Agreement being negotiated. Approved Pilot trainee driver course commenced 2019. Revised CDP Policy agreed.

ASLEF Charter Achievements

Clean salary:

No. Night payment £35.61 per turn. Small night payment £22.87

100% pensionable pay 100% from 07/01/02

32 hours/Sundays inside:

35 hours Sundays outside with commitment to work
Leave arrangements 5 weeks + 11 floating days

Special Leave Arrangements :

9 months maternity at normal pay. 10 days Paternity. Parental and Adoption leave

4 Day week:

Yes

Medically Restricted Drivers:

Qualifying period for stood off arrangements down to 2 years. Sick Pay: After 5 years' service 26 weeks full pay following by 26 weeks half pay.

Travel Facilities:

1st class after 15 years. 1st class at weekends until 15 years service. Drivers retain first class travel  in retirement. Reciprocal travel on all Arriva TOCs.

DOO status Non

Proactive recruitment of under represented groups:

Company training

Retirement at 60:

State Pension Age via EJRA

Improved H&S/Welfare:

Extensive Chain of Care Agreement.

Max 9h30 Day:

10 hours max

EJRA

Yes

Reduced hours etc:

Job share and Flexible agreements in place

PTRA Yes, from Feb 06.
Enhanced training: Non technical skills training, currently running OPC trial. Mental Health Aware

 

c2c

Current Pay:

£59,740.00

Next Claim:

5 July 2023

Additions

5 year deal.

(Year 3) 2020 increase of 3% or RPI

(Year 4) 2021 increase of 3% or RPI

(Year 5) 2022 increase of 3% or RPI

100% Pensionable Pay:

100% (pre DRI Drivers - all Drivers from July 05)

Rest Day Working Sanction:

As part of 2018 pay deal: RDW until 30/03/23

ASLEF Charter Achievements

Clean salary:

Yes

100% pensionable pay 100% (pre DRI Drivers - all drivers from July 05)

32 hours/Sundays inside:

No. 35 hr Week
4 day week No

Special Leave Arrangements :

Stat. Mat + Pat

Medically Restricted Drivers:

No

DOO status DOO across c2c (not 12 car trains)

Travel Facilities:

Protected staff only ATOC pass

Proactive recruitment of Company training:

No Progress

Retirement at 60:

Yes

Max 9h30 Day:

Yes

Reduced hours etc:

 N/A

PTRA

 

 

Transport for Wales, Rail Services

Transport for Wales

(Previously Arriva Trains Wales)

Current Pay:

£50,651.00

Next Claim:

1 July 2020

Rest Day Working Sanction:

26/01/2022

Additions:

Negotiating Team have entered into restructuring talks

Additional Comments:

Northern depots on 4 day week, Southern on 4/5 day week as per individual preference

ASLEF Charter Achievements

Clean salary:

Yes

100% Pensionable Pay:

Yes since January 2003

32 hours/Sundays inside:

35 hour week. Sundays outside.
4 day week: Yes Sunday under negotiation
Leave arrangements: 28 days

Special Leave Arrangements :

Minimal improvements on stat. 5 days Pat.

Medically Restricted Drivers:

80% of substantive rate.  Ex-gratia payments under chain of care. Up to 2 years salary if permanently removed from driving

Improved HS / welfare: Ongoing

Travel Facilities:

Only on Transport for Wales: Rail Services
DOO status: N/A

Proactive recruitment of under represented groups:

No progress

Retirement at 60:

No

Max 9h30 Day:

Max 9.30. Planned Engineering to 10 hrs max or + 1 hr over original

Reduced hours etc:

Working flexibly/Job Share Policy approved by EC and now in use

PTRA:

Company specific

 


 

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