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Sydney Trains

The RTBU NSW Locomotive Division represents employees of Sydney Trains.

Standby at Home – Working Arrangements

Jul 23, 2021

Attention Sydney Trains Members: Sydney Trains has recently moved to an augmented weekend timetable in response to  the more restrictive Covid-19 Public Health Orders (PHO) issued 17 July 2021. The  reduction in services has generated […] Read More »

Sydney Trains – Millennium Set OEP Trial

The RTBU Locomotive Division and HSR representatives have continually pushed for an improved Millennium Operator Enable Pedal (OEP) foot pedal for some time. Through the Millennium upgrade, there is now a proposal to upgrade the […] Read More »

ALL CREATURES; GREAT AND SMALL

ALL CREATURES; GREAT AND SMALL

During the latest EA negotiations RTBU delegates were informed of the “Premiers Priorities” touted as the guiding principles that all public sectors, including the government transport industry, would utilise to implement “a world class public […] Read More »

Opal Card Not Working???

Members are advised that it would seem current employee issued  OPAL card may have been de-activated prior to the new OPAL card (as advised by TfNSW) being received and activated for use.  Members who find their […] Read More »

NSW Trains agrees to bargain – Sydney Trains to follow!

NSW Trains agrees to bargain – Sydney Trains to follow!

Dear Members, RTBU members everywhere have been voting to tell Sydney and NSW Trains that they want to bargain – NOW! Today, following sustained action and pressure from members NSW Trains has finally agreed to […] Read More »

Sydney Trains: Driver Trainer Temporary Positions EOI Talent Pool – Notice of Dispute Resolution

Sydney Trains: Driver Trainer Temporary Positions EOI Talent Pool – Notice of Dispute Resolution

Members may have seen these positions advertised in February 2021. Sydney Trains put these positions out to employees without consultation with the RTBU Locomotive Division or consideration of possible impacts to working arrangements or conditions […] Read More »

Unsafe Work Practice – CCTV Faults Waratah A and B Sets

Unsafe Work Practice – CCTV Faults Waratah A and B Sets

May 6, 2021

The Locomotive Division has attempted to work with Sydney Trains regarding the ongoing issue of CCTV faults on Waratah A and B rolling stock and their insistence the Guard must work revenue services from the […] Read More »

Redfern Car Park

Redfern Car Park

The Loco Division has recently been advised that NSW and Sydney Trains have engaged with various stakeholders regarding the limitation of the available amount of car parking spaces at Redfern. This limitation arises from various […] Read More »

NSW Trains and Sydney Trains EA Update: Let’s get ready to vote NO!

NSW Trains and Sydney Trains EA Update: Let’s get ready to vote NO!

Dear Members, On Thursday March 4 NSW Trains and Sydney Trains sent an email to members outlining the process they are forcing on us.  A vote to accept or reject their proposal to vary your […] Read More »

Sydney and NSW Trains Enterprise Agreement Proposal

Sydney and NSW Trains Enterprise Agreement Proposal

Dear members, This afternoon, Transport for NSW, Sydney Trains, and NSW Trains called a snap meeting to discuss the expiry of the enterprise agreements. Disappointingly, with no consultation, a proposal was put on the table […] Read More »

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