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Taree Smoko, 6 Nov. Don’t miss out

Oct 16, 2017News retirement

It’s back for the 41st time – the annual ‘Taree Smoko’ is on again on the 6th November. This year we’ll be farewelling some stalwarts of the industry, including Kevin Spicer, Jim Tippett and Frank […] Read More »

What a waste: Minister celebrates spending millions to reopen Newcastle train station

Oct 16, 2017News

–RTBU NSW MEDIA RELEASE– The Transport Minister, Andrew Constance, is wasting millions of taxpayer dollars to essentially reopen a Newcastle train station his government closed just a few years ago. Rail, Tram and Bus Union […] Read More »

PN NSW Bulk EA: PN finally respond by saying no!

Oct 16, 2017News

After Ten Days, PN Finally Respond By Saying No! After failing to meet their commitments to respond in a timely manner, Pacific National Management has now sent correspondence to the RTBU. Unfortunately their correspondence can […] Read More »

PN Newsflash: Protected Action Update

Oct 13, 2017News

Pacific National Bulk and Coal Employees: Protected Action Update Pacific National RTBU members who are employed in the Bulk Rail or Coal Divisions in New South Wales, and PN Victorian RTBU members, who will be […] Read More »

Newcastle workers call on Transport Minister to go

Oct 13, 2017News

MEDIA RELEASE                                                                                                         13 October 2017 Hundreds of public transport workers in more than 60 workplaces across the state – including workers from Newcastle – have moved motions of no-confidence in NSW Transport Minister, Andrew […] Read More »

Update – Asbestos dust in S and V set trains

Oct 12, 2017Uncategorized

The Locomotive Division would like to thank all Members and Delegates for their active involvement in the current Asbestos Dust issue within Sydney Trains. We would especially like to thank those who stood their ground […] Read More »

Update – Drivers Diagram Alteration Dispute

Oct 12, 2017News

The Loco Division would like to provide an update on current disputes regarding alterations to driver’s diagrams. The unprecedented number and scope of alterations currently being experienced by drivers are, in the view of the […] Read More »

Update – Aurizon Intermodal Closure

Oct 11, 2017News

At time of writing, there are still around 50 Interstate employees, across NSW, Victoria, South Australia and Acacia Ridge, whom have not submitted an EOI that are covered by the Intermodal Rail Operations Enterprise Agreement. […] Read More »

Pacific National advised of Protected Industrial Action – NSW VIC EA Employees

Oct 10, 2017News

The RTBU again met with Pacific National last Friday. In a good faith attempt to progress an agreement the RTBU reconsidered a number of items from our log of claims. We asked that Pacific National […] Read More »

Supporting our colleagues in Norway! 

Oct 6, 2017News

The Norwegian National Union of Locomotivemen (NLF) is on strike over a key safety issue: a national common standard for locomotive drivers’ training. Failure to agree on this issue has halted negotiations for a renewed […] Read More »