Scotland - Rail Replacement Coordinator

Job reference: SYS-7214

Location Glasgow
Business Area / Department Rail Replacement
Salary & Benefits £13.00
Closing Date 31/12/2024
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Scotland - Rail Replacement Coordinator

Job reference: SYS-7214

Transport UK Rail Replacement provides a specialist service to the UK Rail Industry when train services are disrupted by planned engineering work or emergency incidents. Our highly experienced rail replacement team offer a fully managed service for the provision of coaches, buses, small vehicles, and taxis. 

It is our people and our approach that make us different. We know that to succeed as a business, the transport industry must be in good shape. Our way allows our people to achieve their full potential, not only while they are with us, but throughout their entire career; this is our commitment to travel as a whole.


The Role

The core role will be working as a Rail Replacement Coordinator across the Scotland network, during times of disruption and pre-planned work, we also have some requirement to assist our special events teams.

We expect you to be customer focused in everything you do, so that we provide a fantastic experience for people travelling with us. Even when things may not be running so smoothly, you need to ensure customers are kept informed throughout their journey.

Some duties may be of a safety critical nature and will require a safety critical medical. You will be trained to carry out all aspects of the role including managing different situations during times of disruption, including ensuring buses and trains run on time, making announcements, carrying out appropriate safety duties, and assisting with customer service and revenue. You’ll receive classroom and depot based training to ensure you have all the knowledge and skills you need to help ensure our services smoothly and safely.

The Ideal Candidate

You’ll have the ability to build a rapport with a diverse range of people, you’ll also have:

  • Great attention to detail
  • Strong decision-making skills
  • A systematic approach to working
  • Available to work flexibly and at short notice

Our services operate seven days a week, covering a range of different hours – early morning and right into the night. There will be a requirement to be flexible at short notice, due to working requirements



  • Ultimate flexibility – pick and choose when you work, where you work. 
  • You will be fully trained to each component of the role you will be undertaken. Where the work is safety critical, some tests will need to be taken and passed for you to proceed in the role.
  • Travel – You will have the ability to travel to different parts of the region/country depending on operational need 
  • Competitive salary, £13.00 per hour, and range of other benefits 
  • Access to our employee assistance programme 


Apply Now! 


If you feel you have the skills, experience or qualifications required for this role and want to join a fast-paced growing company apply immediately! Please note that due to a high number of applications we may close the job posting earlier than expected. Best of luck! 


The first thing you need to do is complete our application form by answering each question to the best of your ability. There will be a short test to understand your capabilities and, if you need any help or support along the way, we are here to help. If you have any questions, please contact us via


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