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NSW Trains

The RTBU NSW Locomotive Division represents employees of NSW Trains.

Redfern Car Park

Redfern Car Park

The Loco Division has recently been advised that NSW and Sydney Trains have engaged with various stakeholders regarding the limitation of the available amount of car parking spaces at Redfern. This limitation arises from various […] Read More »

Fatigue Management System Trial

Fatigue Management System Trial

Apr 28, 2021

Members will recall the Loco Express article in July 2020 regarding the NSW Trains proposal to trial their fatigue management plan at various depots or locations. Wyong station staff have trialled and now implemented their […] Read More »

NSW Trains Disciplinary Approach

NSW Trains Disciplinary Approach

Mar 8, 2021

NSW Trains continues to self-destruct by its heavy-handed disciplinary approach in dealing with its employees with dismissal being the only apparent remedy for misconduct. This overzealous approach has been mirrored across all areas of NSW […] Read More »

New InterCity Fleet (NIF), the cost of arrogance

Mar 8, 2021

Whilst the respective parties involved in all things NIF pause to reflect on the Full Bench Fair Work decision that NSW Trains cannot implement the proposed classifications of Intercity Specialist Driver and Customer Service Guard, […] Read More »

NSW Trains and Sydney Trains EA Update: Let’s get ready to vote NO!

NSW Trains and Sydney Trains EA Update: Let’s get ready to vote NO!

Dear Members, On Thursday March 4 NSW Trains and Sydney Trains sent an email to members outlining the process they are forcing on us.  A vote to accept or reject their proposal to vary your […] Read More »

WIN: The RTBU has won the Full Bench decision before the Fair Work Commission!

WIN: The RTBU has won the Full Bench decision before the Fair Work Commission!

Mar 2, 2021

The RTBU has won the Full Bench decision before the Fair Work Commission! The Bench found that the changes proposed by NSW Trains were extra claims under Clause 13 of the Enterprise Agreement. These changes […] Read More »

Sydney and NSW Trains Enterprise Agreement Proposal

Sydney and NSW Trains Enterprise Agreement Proposal

Dear members, This afternoon, Transport for NSW, Sydney Trains, and NSW Trains called a snap meeting to discuss the expiry of the enterprise agreements. Disappointingly, with no consultation, a proposal was put on the table […] Read More »

Footplate: New InterCity Fleet Locomotive Division Depot Tour

Feb 16, 2021

As Members would be aware, your union has continued to meet with NSW Trains in relation to the introduction of the NIF to discuss many of the outstanding issues related to the safe operation of […] Read More »

Critical Incident Leave Dispute

Critical Incident Leave Dispute

Feb 9, 2021

Members are advised that a Dispute has been lodged with NSW Trains owing to their refusal to offer a member Critical Incident Leave (CIL) following an incident where the members train he was operating struck […] Read More »

Footplate – COVID-19 Public Health Order Mandatory Face Coverings – Update 2

To Sydney/NSW Trains Members, Further to Footplate No 1.21 issued last week regarding Public Health Order Mandatory Face Coverings and following a report back meeting this afternoon between the RTBU and Sydney Trains/NSW Train Link […] Read More »

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