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NSW Trains

The RTBU NSW Locomotive Division represents employees of NSW Trains.

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 »

New InterCity Fleet Update 21: South Korea Trip

Nov 1, 2019

Dear members, It has come to our attention that NSW Trains has misrepresented the mood of the recent trip to South Korea. From our point of view, all that the Korea trip achieved was to […] Read More »

NSW Trains January 2020 Timetable Change

Oct 18, 2019

NSW Trains Members will be aware that the timetable will change in early 2020 which results in new diagrams being constructed and consulted upon, followed by consultation and construction of new rosters. New diagrams have […] Read More »