To All SWR Guards, Commercial Guards and Train Drivers
Our Ref: BR2/0146
23rd October 2019
ROLE OF THE GUARD & EXTENSION OF DOO – SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY
Further to my letter dated the 13th September 2019 with regards to the above matter, I can now advise you that meetings have been held with South Western Railway on Monday 21st October 2019 and Tuesday 22nd October 2019 over the role of the Guard and extension of DOO.
Following on from the above, a meeting has taken place today with all our SWR Guard Representatives. At this meeting, the Representatives agreed for further meetings to take place on Thursday 24th October and Monday 28th October 2019.
Following conclusion of these meetings, your union’s National Executive Committee will consider the next course of action and will advise you accordingly.
I trust this keeps you fully updated on the situation.