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Suburban driving training back on track

May 19, 2014News

The suburban driver training course came under severe pressure recently, which resulted in rostering issues that had a negative impact on the course and its participants. Read More »

RTBU joins May Day march

May 8, 2014News

RTBU members and officials were among the thousands of workers who took to the streets on the weekend as part of Sydney’s May Day march. Read More »

Signal win at Central

May 6, 2014News

A signal upgrade late last year resulted in major concerns for drivers at Central, with the change to the signal position on the country end of platform 18 making it difficult for drivers to see […] Read More »

My Time and pay update

Apr 30, 2014News

Members will have received an information bulletin regarding My Time which outlined the proposal to institute this process from the 18 May 2014. Read More »

Newcastle rail line rumours abound

Apr 29, 2014News

With rumours surrounding the closure of the Newcastle line to make way for light rail gaining momentum of late, the Loco Division sought urgent talks with local sitting Liberal Minister, Tim Owens, to discuss the […] Read More »

Loco backpacks are back!

Apr 17, 2014News

Another shipment of the very popular Loco Division backpacks is just about to arrive. Read More »

Resumption of Drivers Consultative Forums

Apr 17, 2014News

Members are advised that Sydney and NSW Trains have recommenced the above forums to align with the requirements of the 2010 EA. Read More »

Rail workplace culture research – get involved

Apr 15, 2014News

The Central Queensland University is currently undertaking research into rail workplace culture and its affect on work health and safety. Read More »

Firing up the BBQ on the latest Loco Tour

Apr 14, 2014News

RTBU members in western and southern NSW given the opportunity to meet with RTBU organisers, grab a snag, and provide feedback on the union’s activities as part of the Loco Tour. Read More »

Salary packaging leaves members short-changed

Apr 9, 2014News

The Loco Division has been working to resolve a salary packaging issue, following revelations that a number of workers’ salary packaging arrangements have been negatively impacted by the recent change from RailCorp to Sydney and […] Read More »

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