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Westmead Children’s Hospital donations appeal

Dec 1, 2017Update

Greetings Members  With less than a month to go before Christmas, today marked the start of the Blacktown Depot 2017 Christmas Gift Appeal, an initiative that was started by our Area Manager Paul Bartolo last […] Read More »

Tim Crakanthorp delivers bitter lesson to NSW Parliament

Nov 29, 2017Update

Member for Hunter, Tim Crakanthorp delivered this shameless State Government a bitter lesson in morality in Parliament recently for their decision to build the New InterCity Fleet in South Korea. Our State manufacturing industry has […] Read More »

Southern Shorthaul Railway Enterprise Agreement Negotiations Update

Nov 29, 2017Update

The RTBU last met with SSR Management on the 10th October 2017. We have not heard from them since. We have also become aware that new Depots have been set up in Victoria, which SSR […] Read More »

Hornsby Yard Re-Modelling Training

Nov 28, 2017Update

Members will be rostered for the continuation of the training intervention: “Hornsby Yard Re-Modelling Training”. There should be communications from the business reflecting this.  The RTBU Locomotive Division have been involved in the development of […] Read More »

Sydney Trains Trainee Pay Adjustments

Nov 28, 2017Update

Members are advised that a dispute has been lodged in relation to incremental pay adjustments for new drivers.   As per the EA 2014 trainee drivers are paid at  ● Driver 1 Year Trainee. Then […] Read More »

Sydney & NSW Trains: FWC Order documents

Nov 28, 2017Update

Sydney & NSW Trains members, As you may know, on Friday our application for a Protected Action Ballot was confirmed. The below documents are the orders by the Fair Work Commission for your information. Please […] Read More »

New Intercity Fleet: Trish Doyle proves Constance is out of touch

Nov 27, 2017Update

NSW Member for Blue Mountains, Trish Doyle, lambasted the current Transport Minister in Parliament last Thursday after she organised and collected a 12,000 signature petition to protest against the current Government’s decision to build the […] Read More »

New Timetable Concerns

Nov 24, 2017Update

As members will be aware, Transport for NSW have developed and are about to implement one of the most aggressive timetables Sydney has witnessed in many years. The Locomotive Division holds grave concerns as to […] Read More »

iPhone Rollout    

Nov 24, 2017Update

Members are advised that NSW Trains recently commenced distribution to drivers of the iPhone 7. This occured following extensive consultation and a trial process to ascertain the viability of this device for utilisation within the […] Read More »

NSW Trains Transfer Dispute

Nov 24, 2017Update

There have recently been several transfer issues within the Regional area of NSW Trains that have led to a dispute being initiated. Regional driver transfers are undertaken via two methods, firstly by utilisation of the […] Read More »

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