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Pacific National Intermodal

The RTBU NSW Locomotive Division represents employees of Pacific National Intermodal.

Pacific National Intermodal Outsourced Projects Enterprise Agreement Update

 With the Enterprise Agreement nominal expiry date being the 30th June 2020, negotiations commenced yesterday after months of delay by Pacific National.  While Pacific National didn’t have a Log of Claims ready for yesterday’s meeting, […] 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In the afternoon of Tuesday 18 February 2020, the RTBU National Office was advised that Pacific National has rescinded the original CAT A SPAD notice (issued on 5 February 2020).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 »

PN SPAD Dispute

On Tuesday 5 February Pacific National issued a company wide Category A notice regarding SPAD prevention. The Cat A notice has been issued without any consultation and leans heavily on disciplinary action in situations which […] Read More »

Update for PN Train Crew

As members would be aware, on Tuesday 24th December we tragically lost one of our own in a terrible incident. The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) is conducting an investigation into the accident. As part […] Read More »

PN mobile phone rollout risk assessment

As we reported in December, Pacific National advised us they would begin discussions with all PN SHE Committees in January regarding conducting a review of procedures and processes relating to the use of electronic Devices […] Read More »

PN: Mobile Phone Update

ATTENTION ALL PN TRAIN CREW: APPSOLUTELY OUTSTANDING 25 Disputes and over 250 questions raised by members from Depots across the country! Yesterday the RTBU (Allan Barden, Leanne Holmes, Keith McMahon and Greg Cameron) met with […] Read More »

PN mobile phone update

ATTENTION ALL PN TRAIN CREW RING RING, IT’S SOLIDARITY CALLING. As RTBU Train Crew Members would be aware, Pacific National has extended the Consultation period regarding the proposed mandatory use of the Drivers App to […] Read More »