Career outlook for train station staff
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Currently employed in Scotland
What's it like?
You would carry out essential tasks at a train station to help make travel easy and enjoyable for customers.
- Sell and check tickets
- Make sure that passengers get on and off the train safely
- Help to load and unload luggage
- Signal the guard or driver to depart
- Update message displays showing passenger information
- Make passenger announcements
- Look after CCTV cameras and footage
- Give out information on services, routes, train times and delays
In smaller stations, you may have other tasks, such as cleaning or clearing snow and ice off platforms during the winter.
It would be important to follow health and safety rules carefully, as you would be working around trains.
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