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NSW Trains

The RTBU NSW Locomotive Division represents employees of NSW Trains.

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 »

New InterCity Fleet (NIF) Update

Sep 4, 2019

Members will be aware of the recent message to staff from Peter Allaway regarding NSW Trains closure of the consultative process for their version of a NIF Operating Model. The RTBU Locomotive Division (RTBULD) views […] Read More »

NIF: New driver responsibilities

Aug 14, 2019

Members will be aware of the ongoing consultation regarding the NIF Trains design and the proposed “final operating model” tabled by NSW Trains in June 2019. For the information of those members who were unable […] Read More »

NIF Update

Aug 14, 2019

Please see below for a New InterCity Fleet update in the RTBU Express this week. ———— Dear members, Yesterday, your union representatives and NSW Trains were again before the Fair Work Commission. The union reported […] Read More »

RTBU New InterCity Fleet Depot Tour

Jul 26, 2019

Members are advised that the RTBU will be conducting a tour of NSW Trains depots to discuss the proposed NSW Trains operating model for the NIF trains and the resultant changes to current roles and […] Read More »

NSW Trains Flexible Work Pilot Program

Jul 25, 2019

The RTBULD recently attended a meeting to discuss how NSW Trains could expand or improve how its employees could work more “flexibly”. Apparently this has come about following a NSW Government decision in 2016 to […] Read More »

NSW Trains Principle Driver Dispute

Jul 25, 2019

The RTBU Loco Division has been agitating for numerous years for NSW Trains to re-institute the Principle Driver role within Regional depots which has been allowed to wither to the point where there was only […] Read More »

New Intercity Fleet Update

Apr 11, 2019

Update 15 Dear members, As you would be aware, on the 29th of January the Minister for Transport, Andrew Constance, sent the RTBU NSW written confirmation of his promise that guards will be kept on the New […] Read More »