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ETR sign-on times threatened

Feb 24, 2011Uncategorized

Correspondence has recently been received from RailCorp indicating they will be seeking to adjust ETR Drivers’ sign-on times to align with those of InterCity Drivers by removing the additional six minutes afforded to ETR Drivers. […] Read More »

New Depots and Stabling Facilities

Feb 24, 2011Uncategorized

A meeting was held late last year to discuss the various new works being undertaken by RailCorp to construct several new stabling facilities for the suburban fleet. Emu Plains Penrith Yard is proposed to be […] Read More »

PN Bulk: Backpay at last

Feb 24, 2011News

PN Bulk drivers have finally started to receive the backpay owed to them under their Enterprise Agreement from the 16/12/2010, which is the effective implementation date of the EA. Backpay includes base remuneration plus 3% […] Read More »

Moving to Automatic Train Protection

Feb 24, 2011Uncategorized

‘Automatic Train Protection’ is now a little closer to being applied to the RailCorp network. It is in line with our OH&S Committees’ previous stand as to the provision of ‘ATP’ safety equipment and in […] Read More »

Safety concerns at Clyde Fuelling Point

Feb 24, 2011Uncategorized

A request was made from members to have an OH&S inspection carried out on the Clyde Fuelling Point. The inspection was carried out with the RTBU Freight Organiser Kevin Pryor and RTBU OH&S Coordinator Keith […] Read More »

RailCorp Station staff cuts lead to pressure on drivers

Feb 24, 2011Uncategorized

RailCorp have decided they now want Drivers to assist the Guard with the “right away” procedure at certain curved platform locations. This will require the driver to leave his/her seat and watch the appropriate side […] Read More »

Mileage payment claims successful

Feb 24, 2011Uncategorized

After a lengthy campaign with RailCorp exceeding 12 months, an RTBU Depot Organiser has succeeded in gaining back payment of Mileages due to drivers in that depot. This is sue arose from incorrect mileages being […] Read More »

PN Intermodal Dispute

Feb 24, 2011News

The RTBU and PN Intermodal met in Fair Work Australia on Monday of this week for conciliation in an attempt to resolve an outstanding dispute regarding the crediting of hours for blank days on a […] Read More »

It’s a train! ML70 Track Inspection Vehicle

Feb 24, 2011Uncategorized

RailCorp have recently sought to commission the above vehicle, which is a converted 600 class rail motor, to be utilised as a track inspection vehicle for predominantly metropolitan usage with some limited outer metropolitan work. […] Read More »

Freightliner EBA

Feb 24, 2011Uncategorized

Members are advised the RTBU has arranged to hold an initial meeting with Freightliner Coal on Monday 14 February to discuss the proposed Freightliner Coal EBA. This will be the first EBA specific to Freightliner […] Read More »

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