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Fair share of the jobs: good news out of Newcastle

Nov 7, 2014News

Some good news out of Newcastle – the long running dispute over the allocation of shed jobs at the Newcastle depot has been finally resolved. Read More »

Secretary’s wrap

It’s all systems go in the Loco Division at the moment. Unfortunately we’re in the process of arranging protected industrial action ballots for a number of workplaces – Freightliner Coal, and the PN Intermodal Division […] Read More »

SSR wage freeze

Sep 25, 2014News

Southern Shorthaul Rail has made the decision to implement a wage freeze, without any proper consultation with the union or regard for the enterprise agreement it has signed with members. Read More »

Central getting shunted

Sep 2, 2014News

Following concerns about the high incidences of shunting on Platform 15 at Central, a meeting was held between the union and NSW Trains to discuss the issue. Read More »

Backpacks flying out the door

Sep 1, 2014News

Want to snag a Loco Division backpack? Get in quick! Read More »

Secretary’s wrap

Aug 22, 2014Secretary's run-down

Rail Entities representatives started their tour of worksites this week, holding paid staff meetings to discuss the current enterprise agreement offer. Read More »

UK union reps heading down under

Aug 15, 2014News

Representatives of the UK train drivers’ union, ASLEF, are coming to visit.  Read More »

Drivers fight for the right to stand in the rain

Aug 12, 2014News

Sydney Trains is proposing to change the windscreen rule (TWP 150) – a move the Loco Division says would unnecessarily put drivers and the travelling public at risk. Read More »

Secretary’s wrap

Aug 8, 2014News

It seems the NSW Government has picked a fight with the wrong town. Read More »

OSCARs to get internal emergency door release

Aug 1, 2014News

The RTBU has been told that plans to introduce internal emergency door release systems in OSCAR type rolling stock trains are currently afoot. Read More »