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NSW Trains

The RTBU NSW Locomotive Division represents employees of NSW Trains.

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 »

NSW Trains Fatigue Risk Management Plan

Feb 28, 2020

The RTBU met with NSW Trains last week to hear further details surrounding the implementation of the Fatigue Risk Management Plan. This has arisen from an ONSR audit of NSW Trains fatigue management processes from […] Read More »

NIF Update

Feb 17, 2020

The RTBU attended Fair Work Commission today in an attempt to resolve NIF related issues regarding consultation and NSW Trains attempt to change classifications and wages for NIF crew without consultation. The ongoing matter of […] Read More »

NIF Update

Feb 7, 2020

Members will be fully aware of the RTBU’s ongoing attempts to force NSW Trains to properly consult with the RTBU and HSR’s regarding the various elements of the NIF project. In controversial circumstances today, NSW […] Read More »

NSW Trains NIF Update

Jan 31, 2020

Members will be aware of the recent NSW Trains NIF update which contains information regarding NIF train testing and the so called “proposed” pay offer for drivers dropped on our desk in November 2019. In […] Read More »

Blue Mountains line to be shut after extensive fire damage

Passenger trains will have to wait until damage to power equipment and signals is repaired after the horror fire at Gospers Mountain. The line is said to be closed for the next couple of months […] Read More »

New Intercity Fleet (NIF) Update Dispute “Independent” Report Released

Dec 18, 2019

This morning the RTBU met with NSW Trains and Transport for NSW (TfNSW) and was presented with an “independent” report on the proposed operating model for the NIF. TfNSW advised that they had commissioned this […] Read More »

Wollongong Depot Union Day

Dec 2, 2019

The Wollongong depot RTBU members recently held their regular union day to discuss matters affecting members, not only in Wollongong but across NSW Trains’ areas of operation. At the forefront of these discussions was the […] Read More »

NIF Update

Nov 28, 2019

Members are advised that NSW Trains have today presented the RTBU with its proposed remuneration package for drivers who will be operating the NIF trains. After advising that the Government “was aware of the offer”, […] Read More »