Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Public Transport
  • Year established:
    1987
  • UK locations:
    London

About Docklands Light Railway


What is it like to work for Docklands Light Railway

Wellbeing
Wellbeing
Back to work interviews are encouraged between employees and line managers to ensure there are no problematic underlying reasons for absence, e.g. stress. Healthy eating options are available in the staff canteen and health fairs are regularly held within the office.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
DLR funds and supports Serco's 'Community Ambassador' scheme whereby members of the local community are employed to establish issues relating to barriers and social inclusion at a local level which are fed back to the DLR to evaluate and resolve. They also attend and arrange events in order to explain how to use DLR.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
Employees receive competitive remuneration and benefits and attend staff celebration events as well as formal and informal social events organised on a regular basis. The DLR sports and social club regularly organises events including quizzes, meals, theatre outings and wine-tasting.

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Benefits:

  • Holidays
    Holidays

    Companies offering a minimum of 25 days annual leave

  • Gym
    Gym

    On-site gym or subsidised gym memberships

  • Childcare
    Childcare

    On-site nursery or vouchers

  • Pensions
    Pensions

    Companies offering a final salary or non-contributory pension scheme

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks' leave on full pay

Company Statistics

  • Annual Sales:

    £63,100,000

  • Staff Turnover:

    13%

  • UK sites:

    2

  • Average Age:

    37

  • Staff:

    56

  • Earning £35,000+:

    73%

  • Male : Female:

    73% / 27%

  • Male to Female ratio:

    73% / 27%

  • Provides work experience?:

    Yes

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