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London Underground Reviews

Updated Jul 24, 2019

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4.1
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84%
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69%
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London Underground CEO Mike Brown
Mike Brown
65 Ratings
Pros
  • "Free travel for you and a nominee, discounted health plans and benefit schemes(in 22 reviews)

  • "great place, laid back, lots of different people to work with, lots of cut aways, free travel, lots of annual leave to play with(in 8 reviews)

Cons
  • "Extreme shift work, work/life balance and sometimes challenging with customers(in 18 reviews)

  • "(in 6 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Great place to work in"

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    Current Employee - CSM in Harrow on the Hill, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at London Underground full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Flexible time working, easily approachable senior level management to assist with any queries that you might have, keeping up to date with all new rules and Regs by doing required courses

    Cons

    Not always getting answer to your question from first time

    London Underground2019-07-25
  2. "TACC2"

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    Current Employee - Track Access Control Team Leader in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at London Underground full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Well paid with a good pension

    Cons

    Politics and changes to whims of whoever is in charge at the moment

    Advice to Management

    Don't listen to lunatics who think they know better

    London Underground2019-07-09
  3. "Good overall"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Assistant in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at London Underground full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Shift work and team work.

    Cons

    Extreme shift work, work/life balance and sometimes challenging with customers.

    London Underground2019-06-28
  4. "Proud to Serve London"

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    Former Employee - Rail Vehicles Engineer in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at London Underground full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Devoted engineers, the pride to serve the public.

    Cons

    Lack of mobility in terms of assignments. Will need to make efforts to gain visibility.

    Advice to Management

    Make effort to discover hidden talents with your current employees. The loudest ones are not necessarily the best engineer for the job.

    London Underground2019-07-03
  5. "Great"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at London Underground full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    All of it is great

    Cons

    The public are a strange bunch

    London Underground2019-05-24
  6. "Excellent Benefits"

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    Current Employee - Station Supervisor in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at London Underground full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good perks of free travel and plenty of annual leave

    Cons

    No drink, drugs and lots of awkward shifts.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to the workers

    London Underground2019-05-17
  7. "Well known bame"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at London Underground full-time

    Pros

    Company is well known and has a good reputation

    Cons

    Large organisation that is very hierarchical.

    Advice to Management

    Should stop having reorganisation.

    London Underground2019-04-26
  8. "Salary"

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    Current Employee - Supervisor 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at London Underground full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Staff benefits like travel and holiday

    Cons

    Unsociable hours and shift work

    London Underground2019-04-16
  9. "Didn't like it there"

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    Former Employee - Analyst 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at London Underground full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Got paid on time every time Some minor benefits

    Cons

    HR very dishonest Management not very good

    Advice to Management

    N/A -

    London Underground2019-04-26
  10. "Top Class Employer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at London Underground full-time

    Pros

    London Underground is a top class employer that is committed to developing staff to their full potential. I spent 20 very happy and productive years there.

    Cons

    They can be subject to the vagaries of the political landscape with regard to funding etc.

    London Underground2019-03-05
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