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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 »

Management changes at NSW Trains

Feb 16, 2017News

Rob Mason will be stepping down from the role of NSW TrainLink Chief Executive. Sydney Trains’ Howard Collins will take on the additional role of Acting Chief Executive for NSW Trainlink. Pete Allaway, the Executive […] Read More »

Transport Equip system coming to Sydney Trains in July

Feb 11, 2017News

The Loco Division have attended consultative meetings regarding an integration of Payroll, Human Resources, Procurement and Finance so that these all occur from one place and not across multiple systems and processes. Transport Equip is […] Read More »

Sydney Trains Newsflash: delegates’ meeting held

Dec 15, 2016News

Sydney Trains presented a detailed version of the current state of their Train Crew Reform proposal to RTBU Loco Division reps at a delegates’ forum this week. The Loco Division continues to maintain its position […] Read More »

Sydney Trains Reform: latest update

Dec 8, 2016News

The Loco Division has continued to meet regularly with Sydney Trains since the recent delegates’ conference. However, at this time we haven’t received anything of substance. Read the latest Sydney Trains Reform Newsflash. Read More »