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A Message from Robert Hayden

A Message from Robert Hayden

Dear Members, I am writing today to let Delegates and Members know about my decision to step down as Locomotive Division Secretary effective from Wednesday 9 June 2021.  The NSW Branch Executive, following a unanimous […] Read More »

The cover-up of a ‘financial mirage’ that has inflated the NSW budget and may put rail safety at risk

The cover-up of a ‘financial mirage’ that has inflated the NSW budget and may put rail safety at risk

Jun 2, 2021

The NSW government has attempted to cover up how it artificially inflated the state’s budgets by tens of billions of dollars after it shifted the rail network’s costs onto a corporation – known as the […] Read More »

Video: Services cancelled on Sydney’s North West Metro | 7NEWS

Video: Services cancelled on Sydney’s North West Metro | 7NEWS

Jun 1, 2021

Dear members, Please see the below news clip from Channel 7 News regarding cancellations on the North West Metro yesterday due to urgent repairs on a loose panel in a tunnel near the North Ryde […] Read More »

KEEP BIG BROTHER OUT OF OUR CABS

May 27, 2021

The RTBU is continuing to fight to protect workers from the draconian and dangerous proposal to introduce mandatory in-cab audio and video recordings. The strong campaign by RTBU members has forced ONRSR to verbally back […] Read More »

In-cab surveillance proposal generates debate

In-cab surveillance proposal generates debate

May 25, 2021

Proponents say in-cab surveillance will contribute to better safety, but the RTBU fears it will be used as a stalking horse for the introduction of a Big Brother-style surveillance system. A PROPOSAL from the Office […] Read More »

RTBU fights back against ‘draconian and dangerous’ proposal for mandatory in-cab surveillance

RTBU fights back against ‘draconian and dangerous’ proposal for mandatory in-cab surveillance

May 25, 2021

The Rail, Tram and Bus Union (RTBU) is fighting back against a proposal from the Office of the National Rail Safety Regulator (ONRSR) to mandate the use of in-cab and visual recording devices in all […] Read More »

Biden seeks to foster worker organising, empowerment. Meanwhile our Government is leaving us behind.

Biden seeks to foster worker organising, empowerment. Meanwhile our Government is leaving us behind.

Apr 29, 2021

The Workplace Express recently reported that United States President Joe Biden has signed executive orders to establish a White House taskforce to promote “worker organising and empowerment” and to lift the minimum wage to $US15 an hour […] Read More »

Increased peak hour capacity may strain social distancing measures

Increased peak hour capacity may strain social distancing measures

Feb 26, 2021

There are concerns that green dots on public transport will soon be irrelevant as patronage approaches 70% of pre-pandemic levels during peak hour as more and more people return to work. NSW Transport Minister Andrew Constance […] Read More »

Secretary’s Report | 26 February 2021

Secretary’s Report | 26 February 2021

Feb 26, 2021

Dear members, It has been a busy fortnight in the Locomotive Division as you can see in the many updates in this edition of Loco Express. On Wednesday, the decision was made to have PN […] Read More »

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