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NSW Rail Entities 2017: Enterprise Bargaining

Jun 30, 2017News

Sydney Trains and NSW Trains may soon send out Representation Notices to employees of the two Rail Entities. These Notices may be posted on Notice Boards and may be forwarded to people’s home addresses. The […] Read More »

Sydney Trains Future Operations update: delegates endorse continued engagement

Jun 22, 2017News

Members are advised that at the recent Electric Train Drivers Committee meeting delegates endorsed continued engagement with Sydney Trains in an effort to finalise the Sydney Trains – Drivers Future Operations proposal to take to […] Read More »

Sydney Trains proposed changes would affect passengers with disability

Jun 21, 2017News

Representatives from the Locomotive and Operations Divisions met with Sydney Trains yesterday regarding a recently resurrected project to amend OSP 25. The proposed changes would see station staff required to use Emergency Help Points to […] Read More »

Loco Division fights for fair rosters at Sydney Trains’ Campbelltown depot

Jun 15, 2017News

The Locomotive Division wishes to report on an ongoing roster issue playing out at Campbelltown Depot. The Depot Rebalancing program operating under the Future Operations umbrella has seen a significant uplift in numbers of train […] Read More »

Sydney Trains Member Representation Dispute

May 22, 2017News

Sydney Trains Members should be aware of a current Step 2 Dispute with Sydney Trains regarding Member Representation. The Locomotive Division has been informed that some areas of Sydney Trains management are yet again advising […] Read More »

Sydney Trains reshuffles the Train Crew deck…….again!

May 17, 2017News

  Sydney Trains recently announced a new management structure for its Operations Directorate, which includes train crew management. Historically, one General Manager position has been allocated to train crew. However under this new structure, two “Directors” […] Read More »

Sydney Trains missing strength ratings for 200 rail bridges

Apr 17, 2017News

The system Sydney Trains uses to monitor the strength of the state’s rail bridges was missing information for more than 200 structures, according to news reports in the Sydney Morning Herald.  Here at the Loco […] Read More »

Sydney trains at risk of running late without big investment: auditor

Apr 12, 2017News

Sydney’s trains will increasingly struggle to run on time unless “sustained and substantial investment” is made in the existing heavy rail network, the state’s Auditor-General has found. Read more in the Sydney Morning Herald. Read More »

Update: Sydney Trains Future Operations

Apr 10, 2017News

At a Sydney Trains RTBU Driver Delegates meeting held on Thursday 6th April, an in principle agreement was given to proceed to a vote of members on a Future Operations package in relation to a […] Read More »

Secretary’s wrap

It’s great to see Blue Mountains MP Trish Doyle continuing to stand up for rail and advocating for passenger safety. Last week she called for the NIF contract with South Korean consortium Hyundai Rotem to […] Read More »