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Join us to farewell Mortdale’s Fox and Ron

Jun 19, 2012News

Members are invited to come and farewell two retiring Mortdale drivers, Garry “Fox” Stevens and Ron Stanley, at the Bexley Bowling Club on Saturday 30th June. Festivities kick off at 12pm at the Bowling Club, […] Read More »

National Locomotive Division Meeting

Jun 18, 2012News

Representatives from Locomotive Divisions across the country will meet in Sydney on the 20th and 21st June to discuss matters effecting the Division nationally. Among the agenda items tabled for the meeting are: – The […] Read More »

The great rail infrastructure rip-off

Jun 18, 2012News

Why are we paying more for rail infrastructure in NSW than elsewhere in the country? Not-for-profit group EcoTransit Sydney has produced this video revealing the rail infrastructure rip-off that’s threatening vital NSW rail projects. Read More »

Southern Shorthaul EA in final stages

Jun 15, 2012News

The Southern Shorthaul Rail Enterprise Agreement is almost ready to go out to members for voting. The agreement is in its final stages and is just waiting on ratification from the legal teams. The new […] Read More »

Pacific National Bulk EA update and briefing sessions

Jun 14, 2012News

The Pacific National Bulk negotiating team are in the midst of regular meetings with the company on a new Enterprise Agreement. Freight Organiser Kevin Pryor said the negotiations, while often tense, are going pretty much […] Read More »

Wayne Seckold recognised for continuous membership

Jun 14, 2012News

The Blacktown subdivision and its members resolved to present former Blacktown Driver and RTBU member Wayne Seckold a recognition of Continuous Membership Plaque to recognise Wayne’s 31.5 years of union membership. This was endorsed by […] Read More »

QR to slash over 500 jobs

Jun 6, 2012News

QR National has announced that it will slash at least 500 jobs across the company nationally – a move which will devastate workers and local communities. The job cuts follow the 600 voluntary redundancies it announced last […] Read More »

QR Intermodal negotiations kick off

Jun 1, 2012News

QR Intermodal delegates from around Australia are preparing to negotiate their next agreement, with improving rostering and overtime arrangements a top priority. There was a strong response from members to a survey distributed by the […] Read More »

Update on Railcorp restructure

Jun 1, 2012News

As you would be aware, the NSW Government recently announced that it is moving to cut Railcorp into two separate entities – Sydney Trains and NSW Trains. Full details on what the restructure will look […] Read More »

PN Intermodal talks take slow road

Jun 1, 2012News

Negotiations for a new agreement for PN Intermodal Train Crew have been running for six months but moving slowly. The negotiating team of Dave Mathie (Sydney), Peter Mundey (Taree), Eugene Clark (Adelaide), Brian Head (Melbourne) […] Read More »