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Night tube drivers. 13:07 - Feb 13 with 3524 viewsSnipper

Roll up, roll up. Come and join us ‘lazy overpaid bàstards’ on the London Underground.

They’re taking on new Night Tube drivers. If you want to, you’ll be a full time driver within 6 months to a year.

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Night tube drivers. on 13:20 - Feb 13 with 3197 viewsisawqpratwcity

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Night tube drivers. on 13:26 - Feb 13 with 3165 viewsLblock

Whilst I don't hold with the militant approach LU workers have I am certainly in favour of Night Tube Drivers being paid an enhanced amount due to their hours, environment etc

Despite all the gripes and grumbles my underlying vibe is I am grateful that such people allow us to travel around this City of ours via their efforts.
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Night tube drivers. on 13:49 - Feb 13 with 3104 viewsBakes

Have worked on LU as a contractor for 13 years, I’ve always wanted to be a train operator, would be interested in attending to see what it’s all about, not sure I could manage on the initial £18k a year at the moment (mortgage and baby both on the way).

Thanks for posting though
[Post edited 13 Feb 13:54]

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Night tube drivers. on 13:56 - Feb 13 with 3085 viewsSnipper

Night tube drivers. on 13:49 - Feb 13 by Bakes

Have worked on LU as a contractor for 13 years, I’ve always wanted to be a train operator, would be interested in attending to see what it’s all about, not sure I could manage on the initial £18k a year at the moment (mortgage and baby both on the way).

Thanks for posting though
[Post edited 13 Feb 13:54]


Hi Bakes, we have night tube drivers on the Piccadilly line with no more than 6 months experience and they’re going to be full time soon.

Also, night tube drivers start on around £25k per year.
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Night tube drivers. on 13:59 - Feb 13 with 3063 viewsBakes

Night tube drivers. on 13:56 - Feb 13 by Snipper

Hi Bakes, we have night tube drivers on the Piccadilly line with no more than 6 months experience and they’re going to be full time soon.

Also, night tube drivers start on around £25k per year.


Really? Id be very interested in that case! How do I go about getting my name down for the open day?
[Post edited 13 Feb 14:04]

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Night tube drivers. on 14:27 - Feb 13 with 2984 viewsSnipper

Night tube drivers. on 13:59 - Feb 13 by Bakes

Really? Id be very interested in that case! How do I go about getting my name down for the open day?
[Post edited 13 Feb 14:04]


There’s an email address at the bottom of the page.
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Night tube drivers. on 14:28 - Feb 13 with 2982 viewspomanjou

Night tube drivers. on 13:59 - Feb 13 by Bakes

Really? Id be very interested in that case! How do I go about getting my name down for the open day?
[Post edited 13 Feb 14:04]


there's an email address on the opening post at the bottom.

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Night tube drivers. on 14:31 - Feb 13 with 2971 viewsBakes

Yeah just seen it. Thanks

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Night tube drivers. on 15:42 - Feb 13 with 2876 viewsWestbourneR

Should we be worried for when you're driving a tube Bakes?

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Night tube drivers. on 16:34 - Feb 13 with 2804 viewsBakes

Night tube drivers. on 15:42 - Feb 13 by WestbourneR

Should we be worried for when you're driving a tube Bakes?


Haha is there a eye test involved?

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Night tube drivers. on 16:55 - Feb 13 with 2734 viewsplasmahoop

Is this likely to happen in other depots as well? I could commute to the east end OK, but holders green would be pushing it a bit. Although I appreciate, if you want to do it maybe you've got to
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Night tube drivers. on 19:05 - Feb 13 with 2499 viewsBoston

Enjoy a cab ride. What’s that then, a good shagging from the driver between stations?

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Night tube drivers. on 19:25 - Feb 13 with 2464 viewsBazzaInTheLoft

Night tube drivers. on 16:34 - Feb 13 by Bakes

Haha is there a eye test involved?


Yep, and a full medical, and colorblindness test.

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Night tube drivers. on 19:27 - Feb 13 with 2457 viewsBazzaInTheLoft

Night tube drivers. on 16:55 - Feb 13 by plasmahoop

Is this likely to happen in other depots as well? I could commute to the east end OK, but holders green would be pushing it a bit. Although I appreciate, if you want to do it maybe you've got to


At the moment it’s only Piccadilly, Northern, Jubilee, and Central.

Jubilee has short waiting list so you might be able to do Stratford?

If you go on to be full time there are quite a few Depots out east, including Barking. Just need to request a transfer.

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Night tube drivers. on 19:35 - Feb 13 with 2447 viewsLblock

I'm considering a career change and all options open

However I'm not sure I could do Friday's and Saturdays!!

I recall when I was a Safety Quick Fix Contractor on the Piccadilly Line they were beyond hot on drink and dope tests, and that was about 18 years ago. So no going into work hanging then!
Maybe I'll just do my track awareness etc again and become a Centurion -- do they still have them for the night works?!?!
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Night tube drivers. on 20:07 - Feb 13 with 2400 viewsDannyPaddox



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Night tube drivers. on 21:42 - Feb 13 with 2277 viewssmegma

I dont think he was a driver when he worked on the Underground.
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Night tube drivers. on 23:34 - Feb 13 with 2154 viewsplasmahoop

Night tube drivers. on 19:27 - Feb 13 by BazzaInTheLoft

At the moment it’s only Piccadilly, Northern, Jubilee, and Central.

Jubilee has short waiting list so you might be able to do Stratford?

If you go on to be full time there are quite a few Depots out east, including Barking. Just need to request a transfer.


Thanks!
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Night tube drivers. on 14:20 - Feb 14 with 1845 viewsheadhoops

Hi Snipper
genuinely interested and not taking the pi$$. The poster shows a female - out of all the LU drivers how many are actually female?

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Night tube drivers. on 14:47 - Feb 14 with 1811 viewskensalriser

Night tube drivers. on 21:42 - Feb 13 by smegma

I dont think he was a driver when he worked on the Underground.



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Night tube drivers. on 15:34 - Feb 14 with 1767 viewsBoston

Night tube drivers. on 14:47 - Feb 14 by kensalriser



Dunno what he’s like nowadays, but if you ever need someone to deal with unruly passengers....

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Night tube drivers. on 18:44 - Feb 14 with 1613 viewsGroveR

I'd have run it at midnight on the basis if you can't make it you're not right for it.
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Night tube drivers. on 19:22 - Feb 14 with 1582 viewsSnipper

Night tube drivers. on 14:20 - Feb 14 by headhoops

Hi Snipper
genuinely interested and not taking the pi$$. The poster shows a female - out of all the LU drivers how many are actually female?


headhoops, female drivers are still small in numbers, but the management have been trying to raise the numbers over the years.

Luckily, we don’t have to reverse park the trains :-).
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Night tube drivers. on 20:06 - Feb 14 with 1522 viewsGroveR

My missus is a better reverse parker than ANY man I've ever seen drive and can get our car into a space with 12" either side. I measure it with my hampton so she's even better than you think.
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Night tube drivers. on 09:12 - Feb 15 with 1315 viewsheadhoops

Night tube drivers. on 19:22 - Feb 14 by Snipper

headhoops, female drivers are still small in numbers, but the management have been trying to raise the numbers over the years.

Luckily, we don’t have to reverse park the trains :-).


Thanks Snipper,
sort of relevant to my day job. Interested in diversity of certain professions.

Also not many Sale signs in clothing shops to distract them. Does my Mrs every time
:-O

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