Merseyrail is a 50:50 joint venture between Serco Group Plc and Transport UK. We also hold a 25 year concession agreement with Merseytravel.

We employ over 1,200 people providing almost 800 local train services across Merseyside every day. We manage 69 stations and have staff based at our train maintenance depots and in our head office ‘Rail House’ located in Liverpool city centre. We employ people in several business areas including customer Services, Train crew, Train Presentation, Revenue Protection as well as administrative and managerial posts.

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Our people are at the heart of our success, and we rely heavily on each employee to deliver the best possible experience for our passengers. We therefore reward success through an extensive and competitive range of benefits available to all employees joining Merseyrail. Benefits include:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Final Salary Pension Scheme
  • Free rail travel with Merseyrail and other TOCs in the Serco / Transport UK
  • Subsidised rail travel with other UK and European TOCs
  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • Employee Benefits Scheme offering discounts and offers on a number of products and services

Some roles benefit from shift enhancements and overtime. For more information regarding working for Merseyrail, click here.

Equal Opportunities

Merseyrail is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome people from all backgrounds and recognise that in order to be successful, we need to create an inclusive environment where everyone is able to realise their potential and succeed. We treat all individuals fairly throughout all stages of our recruitment process and value the benefits of having a diverse workforce. We would encourage you to apply for any position for which you feel you have the required skills and abilities.

Click here for more information on diversity at Merseyrail.

Contact Us

If you have any queries relating to our recruitment process, please contact the HR Support Centre on 0151 955 2050

Please note: Due to the high volume of responses to external recruitment campaigns, and continuous high interest in our organisation, we are currently unable to hold speculative CVs on file. Please check back regularly to see what vacancies have been added to our site.