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The June 2021 footplate vacancy list (posted on the 2nd of June) is now available to download.

Notes :
  1. Applications must be received by the 16th of June.
  2. Successful applicants list will be produced on the 7th of July.
  3. Move dates to be confirmed on the successful applicants list.
In line with the 2019-2022 pay award, FPV lists have reduced from six lists a year to four and will be produced on the first Wednesday of December, March June and September. Each list will close two weeks after the official posting date and the successful applicants list will be produced the first Wednesday of the following month. Move dates are no longer set in stone and each successful applicant may receive a different move date. Successful applicants will be given a transfer date of no less than one month following notification and a maximum of three months





SWR and its recognised trade unions collectively ask that you wear your face coverings when moving around in non-public areas.
The newsletter can download by clicking here.





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K. MAHIDA vice VAC line 12


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N. SINGH vice VAC line 21





Paul Fenn has been elected to Company Council for the term commencing 1st of January 2021. He replaces Nigel Cummins who has stood down after 21 years on Council. Paul has sent a letter to be circulated to the membership and is displayed below :


Dear Branch Secretaries,

Today it was confirmed that I have been elected to join the 2 incumbents on company council from 1st January 2021. I would like to pass on my sincere thanks to all branches for the privilege to represent our grade at council level. I look forward to joining Martin & Andy in the New Year, and working with your LDC's to achieve the best for our members.

Lastly, I would like to say a big thank you to Nigel Cummins for his service to Company Council and would like to wish him all the best for the future.

Please could you bring this email to the attention of your members

Yours Fraternally

Paul Fenn






Some of you wishing to transfer to the new Clapham depot have struggled to find the form 8(ii) so feel free to download it from here instead. Don't forget that the first window of opportunity for Clapham applications closes on the 16th of November.





The September 2020 footplate vacancy list (posted on the 2nd of September is now available to download


Notes :
  1. Applications must be received by the 16th of September.
  2. Successful applicants list will be produced on the 7th of October
  3. Move date will be the 13th of December.
In line with the 2019-2022 pay award, FPV lists have reduced from six lists a year to four and will be produced on the first Wednesday of December, March June and September. Each list will close two weeks after the official posting date and the successful applicants list will be produced the first Wednesday of the following month. Move dates are no longer set in stone and each successful applicant may receive a different move date. Successful applicants will be given a transfer date of no less than one month following notification and a maximum of three months





Please read about the latest campaign from the National Pensioners' Convention, of which we are an affiliate, then if you feel inclined, please sign.

https://weownit.org.uk/lords-NHS-trade-bill-petition





The latest ASLEF guidance document concerning COVID-19 (version 1.4 dated June 2020) is available to download. It provides direction on concerns relating to:-
  • T&Cs
  • Preparation for work
  • Operation of trains
  • Medicals
  • PPE
  • Diagramming and rostering
  • Facilities
  • Passing
  • ASLEF organising (including branches, representation and election processes)
Click below to download :
ASLEF-COVID-19-Guidance-v1-4