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After 60 years, Jim hits the tracks for one last hoorah

Jun 25, 2012News

Taree CountryLink driver Jim Sinclair was sent off on one last trip last Saturday before heading off on a well-earned retirement after 60 years on the job. Jim’s farewell ride coincided with the Lachlan Valley Railway’s […] Read More »

Sudden relocation takes El Zoro drivers by surprise

Jun 21, 2012Uncategorized

Due to a downturn in grain deliveries from the North West NSW, El Zorro has relocated its fleet from the line running between Narrabri and Newcastle to South West NSW at Temora and Cootamundra. This […] Read More »

Waratah (almost) faultless

Jun 21, 2012Uncategorized

After the initial teething problems with the Waratah there are now nine operational Waratah sets, with eight running daily and one on standby. Set number 23 is now in Australia and is currently at Cardiff […] Read More »

O’Farrell’s attack on Workers Compensation heats up

Jun 20, 2012News

The O’Farrell Government has launched a disgraceful attack on injured workers by ramming legislation to slash medical benefits and entitlements through the NSW Legislative Assembly. The changes to the two Bills introduced and passed by […] Read More »

Union wary of ATO plans on North West Rail Link

Jun 20, 2012News

The NSW Government’s plan for the future of Sydney’s rail network released today has revealed that Automatic Train Operation (ATO) trains will run on the new North West Rail Link. The report also revealed the […] Read More »

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 »

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