Train Cleaner - (turnaround cleaning)

  • Job Reference: 12097954/MD
  • Date Posted: 12 May 2023
  • Website:
  • Location: King's Cross, Greater London, England
  • Salary: £12.44 to £13.68 Per Hour
  • Sector: Train Operations, PTS Certified - On Track, Other Rail Jobs, Technical & Maintenance
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

Job Title: Train Cleaner - (turnaround cleaning)

Location: St Pancras International (King's Cross, London)

Immediate start available after passing a railway medical and drug & alcohol test.

New Opportunity! Ganymede Solutions have a new opening for a hands-on & pro-active individual to join an experienced team of Train Cleaners at one of the UK's busiest railway stations to ensure our clients trains are clean & presentable for passenger service - you will have the opportunity to work with one of the UK's leading train operating companies!

Ganymede Solutions are currently partnering with a recognised leader in the railway sector who has operations across London and the East Midlands with an ever-growing presence within the industry.

The Candidate:

Are you a diligent, pro-active, hands-on individual who gains job satisfaction out of a clean environment? Look no further, as we have a great opening to work in a busy railway station where you will be using your skills and experience to ensure the trains are clean, tidy, and presentable. Ideally you will have a background in cleaning of transportation, industrial sites, housekeeping etc

The Role:

Up for a challenge? Great, lets tell you about the role! Your sole responsibility is to ensure the trains are meeting the correct levels of cleanliness within a 15 minute time frame, this is known as turnaround cleaning with the train arriving at the station, customers will leave the train whilst you enter to perform a walk through of the train to remove rubbish & litter, sanitise key touch points such as tables, arm rests, grab poles & luggage racks and ensure the toilets are in suitable condition for the next departure. Working with a fellow member of staff, you can expect to board 4+ trains per hour (5 - 10 carriages per train) with regular customer interaction.


Excited by this opportunity to join the railway? Here is what you need to be considered for the Train Cleaner role! Ideally you shall be experienced within transportation, industrial or a housekeeping cleaning environment. You will have a good eye for detail and take pride in making your environment clean and tidy for customers.

The working week shall see you work 5 days out of 7, across a Monday - Sunday roster pattern: typically, being.

Week 1) 7am - 14:00pm / Tuesday - Saturday

Week 2) 14:00pm - 22:00pm / Wednesday - Sunday

This is a 35-hour working week, you will be required to work alternative days outside of your roster - flexibility is key!

Rate of Pay:

Standard Hours worked, 35 hour per week - 12.44 p/h

Overtime, hours worked over 35 per week (hour 36+) - 13.68

If you are interested in the Train Cleaner position, press APPLY or send your CV to

What Happens Next?

After applying for the Train Cleaner position, your CV/application shall be reviewed, if suitable you shall receive an initial phone call before a request to complete a solo/video interview. If successful, you will be required to attend a medical and drug & alcohol test and provide the correct eligibility to work documents.

Ganymede is committed to creating a diverse workforce and is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation