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NSW Trains

The RTBU NSW Locomotive Division represents employees of NSW Trains.

NSW Trains – Safety Critical Daily Distribution

May 27, 2020

NSW Trains have recently advised the Locomotive Division that they are in the process of making changes to safety critical daily distribution in response to receiving a Regulator Improvement Notice following the Wallan derailment. NSW […] Read More »

NIF Update – In-Cab Cameras

May 22, 2020

Members would be aware that as part of the NIF, NSW Trains and Transport for NSW are proposing to introduce full in-cab video recording. The RTBU is, and remains, fundamentally opposed to in-cab video and […] Read More »

NSW Trains NIF and COVID-19

NSW Trains NIF and COVID-19

May 4, 2020

Members will be aware of the current situation with COVID-19 and the effects it is having our work environment, families, and social lives. What members may not be aware of is NSW Trains appalling approach […] Read More »

Training and COVID 19

Members will be aware of the requirements of social distancing in the current environment and the two person per cab rule in place at this time. The impact of these requirements has meant that in-cab […] Read More »

NSW Trains Member Information

Apr 27, 2020

The Locomotive Division has received numerous queries from its members regarding Regional Drivers and how they were able to originally achieve a 5.4% wage increase for a new operating model. The last significant change to […] Read More »

NSW Trains and COVID 19

NSW Trains and COVID 19

Apr 9, 2020

Members will be aware of the current situation with COVID 19 as they continue to perform their duties as essential service employees and the results of the same within their work environments. Members may also […] Read More »

NSW Trains COVID-19 Taskforce Update No.2

Apr 3, 2020

Your Locomotive Division continues to attempt to engage NSW Trains in genuine and proactive discussions around issues faced by Members amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite numerous requests, Senior NSW Trains Management has refused to engage […] Read More »

NSW Trains COVID-19 Taskforce Update

NSW Trains COVID-19 Taskforce Update

Mar 27, 2020

Your Union is committed to protecting the health and safety of Members and the community through these tough and challenging times. Your Locomotive Division Representatives have agreed to meet twice weekly with NSW Train Link […] Read More »

NIF Wage Offer Discussions

Mar 13, 2020

Members will recall the recent Footplate regarding the outcomes of the Fair Work conciliation and the suggestion from Deputy President Sams that the RTBU and NSW Trains undertake discussions regarding the wage offer tabled in […] Read More »

Sydney and NSW Trains Coronavirus update

 On Wednesday afternoon, Sydney Trains called an emergency peak unions meeting to discuss the impacts of COVID-19 (coronavirus) on staff and commuters as well as the steps they are taking to minimise the risk of […] Read More »