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Train Crew Reforms Information Sessions

Sep 14, 2011Uncategorized

In July RailCorp indicated that it wanted to implement a number of items that would impact Loco Division members employed by RailCorp. As a result the union asked RailCorp to provide a list of all […] Read More »

Union voices concern over new swipe cards

Aug 29, 2011Uncategorized

The union has received two briefings on the new “Time Capture to Pay” system which will use a swipe card in conjunction with a biometric finger scanning system to identify an employee and link the […] Read More »

RailCorp Crew Reform Update

Jul 26, 2011Uncategorized

RailCorp has advised the division that they are seeking to implement a number of items that would impact on Loco Division members employed by RailCorp. RailCorp asked for consultation on three initial items: Sectorisation; Sign […] Read More »

Union gets agreement on Workplace Trainer development

Jul 22, 2011Uncategorized

After working with RailCorp on a steering committee over several years the union has finally received a commitment from RailCorp for an enhanced holistic program of training and development for CityRail (ETR and InterCity) workplace […] Read More »

Vince finally catches his train

Jul 8, 2011Uncategorized

It’s been a long and arduous wait but the Waratah train finally made its first revenue service run last week. As the most senior driver ETR driver available at RailCorp, Vince Vassiliou was chosen to […] Read More »

Infrastructure Tsar spruiks rail privatisation

Jul 1, 2011Uncategorized

The privatisation of RailCorp has been put back on the agenda by Barry O’Farrell’s hand-picked infrastructure adviser, Mr Paul Broad. In an interview with the Sydney Morning Herald, Mr Broad said NSW should follow the […] Read More »

RailCorp’s shoddy handling of Springwood fatality

Jun 21, 2011Uncategorized

The response by RailCorp to a recent fatality at Springwood Station is an example of poor communication and potential negligence of their employer responsibilities. A man who was last seen waiting for a train on […] Read More »

Waratah Train update

Jun 21, 2011Uncategorized

RailCorp has finally confirmed it will accept the first Waratah train. After a delay of 18 months it’s likely to enter service in July and will initially be operated by the Waratah Crew. As reported […] Read More »

Queen’s Birthday roster win

Jun 17, 2011Uncategorized

Over 100 workers at the North Sydney & Hornsby Depots faced substantial loss of income as a result of RailCorp’s proposed decision to roster them all ‘off’ over the recent Queen’s Birthday long weekend due […] Read More »

RTBU joins IR protest

Jun 15, 2011Uncategorized

The RTBU made a strong showing at today’s public sector wide protest rally against new state IR laws. Barry O’Farrell’s legislation is currently due to pass the lower house after winning support from the Shooters […] Read More »

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