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Pacific National Bulk Coal

The RTBU NSW Locomotive Division represents employees of Pacific National Bulk Coal.

PN Bulk discussions commence re COVID-19 EA change request

After PN Bulk agreed they would not proceed to a vote to change your EA, meetings with NSW RTBU Locomotive Division Officials and Your Delegates commenced on Monday. During these discussions we demanded that any […] Read More »

PN Coal advise down sizing of Werris Creek in North West restructure

Further to PN Coal’s announcement in February to restructure its northern operations, and after the RTBU Locomotive Division represented concerns of Freight members who would be impacted by the restructure, PN Coal put their plans […] Read More »

Pacific National: important employee update

Pacific National: important employee update

Congratulations to each and every RTBU Member for standing together. Every signature on the two petitions (which totalled almost 1,500), every phone hook-up attended, and every written question has forced PN to change its tack. […] Read More »

PN: Important employee update

PN: Important employee update

WHEN RTBU MEMBERS RIGHTS ARE UNDER ATTACK, WHAT DO WE DO? STAND UP, FIGHT BACK!!! HAVE YOU SIGNED THE PETITION – WWW.MEGAPHONE.ORG.AU/P/PNCONSULT PN’s ludicrous decision to come after RTBU Members’ rights and conditions in the […] Read More »

Pacific National: Coronavirus employee update

Firstly, a massive thank you to all PN RTBU Members. What you are doing at the moment is above and beyond. Keeping the trains loaded, maintained and moving so that Australians have access to vital […] Read More »

PN Coal advise of contract loss and redeployment options

 In these troubled times it is unfortunate that last week Pacific National Coal advised employees at Inner Harbour Depot that their depot numbers would need to be reduced due to the loss of one of […] Read More »

PN: COVID-19 update

PN Employees are now considered Federal Essential Service Workers. This means you can traverse borders without restriction. You must carry your PN accreditation and Drivers licence at all times in case you are stopped at […] Read More »

Pacific National COVID19 update

Pacific National COVID19 update

A massive THANK YOU to each and every Member at this time. You are all going above and beyond to get PN through very difficult and challenging situations. The RTBU National Office is in daily […] Read More »

Pacific National increases coal train checks after 2017 derailment miss

This morning’s Newcastle Herald has reported that PN has said they’ll be increasing routine coal train inspections after a train could have been derailed following the discovery of a fractured bogie in 2017 in Kooragang. […] Read More »


In the afternoon of Tuesday 18 February 2020, the RTBU National Office was advised that Pacific National has rescinded the original CAT A SPAD notice (issued on 5 February 2020). This decision is a direct […] Read More »