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Certificate IV – Train Driving open for comment

Sep 5, 2013News

The Transport and Logistics certificate IV train driving package is now available for public comment. Read More »

CountryLink set to move into freight

Jul 25, 2013News

CountryLink looked poised to enter the freight sector, if its 48 Class training package being rolled out by the company was anything to go by. Read More »

Kingsgrove to Revesby Quadruplication training update

Apr 3, 2013News

The Loco Division raised serious concerns over the way Railcorp was handling its training for the new Kingsgrove to Revesby track some time ago. The dispute over the matter has escalated in recent times. Read More »

Auburn induction training package up and running

Jun 27, 2012Update

In early June RailCorp and the RTBU finally agreed on an induction package for the Auburn maintenance centre. The negotiations were lengthy and made more complex as the parties had to resolve several site specific […] Read More »

Continuing concerns about CountryLink training

Feb 24, 2012Update

The RTBU Loco Division is continuing to try and resolve a dispute with RailCorp about training for CountryLink drivers. On February 20, the Locomotive Division attended a conciliation session at Fair Work Australia regarding the […] Read More »

Delegate Training

Jan 13, 2012News Update

Stage 1 Training Delegate training has continued through 2011 – with 20 delegates being trained in 2011, up from 11 in 2010. Stage 2 Training Delegates are advised that the following dates have been set […] Read More »

Competency Assurance dispute

Sep 27, 2011Update

The RTBU and the Locomotive Division are currently in dispute about the competency assurance process and consultation in relation to driver and trainee assessment tools. Other divisions/classifications Guards and OSM’s are also in dispute. Members […] Read More »

Waratah drivers training course gets the green light

Sep 27, 2011Update

RTBU reps have been involved in the development, piloting and reviewing of the driver training for the Waratah train over the past 12 months. The course, which has been reviewed through two pilots, has now […] Read More »

Union gets agreement on Workplace Trainer development

Jul 22, 2011Update

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 »

Update: transfer dispute escalated

Apr 20, 2011Update

RTBU members recently met with RailCorp to resolve a dispute over its recent decision to recruit and appoint graduating Trainee Drivers to Mortdale, Flemington and Hornsby Depots. As reported previously in Loco Express, the RTBU […] Read More »

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