Tube driver salary: In spite of new technology, some tube drivers in London are earning over £100,000 annually. Due to figures from the Sunday Times, the highest paid driver earned £103,374 in the year to November, up 69 percent from 2012. Although Cinco of the eleven lines in the network is automatic, only drivers need to open and close doors when pay increases. Nine drivers also paid over £100,000 and a further thirty paid over £80,000.
According to the figures obtained by the Transport for London (TfL) via an information free application.
Conservative mayoral candidate Shaun Bailey criticized Sadiq Khan for payments, adding that he should do his utmost to plug a financial hole and protect public money in a dire situation of TfL finances.
The average Tube driver’s base pay is £55,011 while night tube drivers earn approximately half as the position is part-time. Practitioners earn £32,375 during training, which lasts from 12 to 16 weeks.
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