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Blinded by the lights

Feb 12, 2014News

Drivers are concerned that the new ‘visibility lights’ now required to be fitted to trains, are temporarily blinding oncoming drivers. Read More »

Sydney Trains Uniform Update

Jan 28, 2014Uncategorized

The dispute with management over new uniforms is still ongoing, with participants in the 30-day trial saying it is ‘inappropriate for the type of work being undertaken,’ and reporting numerous issues with various items. Targets […] Read More »

Liverpool turnback project training

Jan 14, 2014News

Sydney Trains’ proposed training package for the new Liverpool Turnback track forced the Loco Division to lodge a notice of dispute recently. Sydney Trains initially proposed to have drivers learn the new route, which is […] Read More »

Struggling to contact your roster clerk?

Dec 20, 2013News

The Loco Division has lodged a notice of dispute with Sydney Trains after members raised concerns about their ability to contact their roster clerk when needed. Read More »

Staff car parking – update

Dec 13, 2013News

Following Sydney/NSW Trains announcement that it would review the number of staff car parks at stations, the Loco Division has been working with members at impacted stations to ensure any car park changes do not […] Read More »

Management told to come clean on reforms

Dec 3, 2013News

The Combined Rail Unions last week received advice regarding Sydney Trains intention to start another round of reform and engage in other measures to reduce employment security for members. Read More »

Staff car parking to go

Dec 2, 2013News

Sydney/NSW Trains and Transport for NSW have recently conducted a review of staff car parks. Read More »

Rail Entities Log of claims

Nov 28, 2013News

A resolution will be put to Rail Entities members for endorsement at upcoming mass meetings. Read More »

Acting higher grade, Mortdale drivers

Nov 8, 2013News

Sydney Trains will soon have to begin recruitment of Driver Trainers at Mortdale, however the union has received correspondence from the company suggesting that they intend to offer some positions in this role to previous […] Read More »

Driver trainer numbers in dispute

Nov 7, 2013News

Concerns have been raised over Sydney Trains’ compliance with the maximum required number of driver trainers, as outlined in the RailCorp EA. Read More »

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