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Junee send off

May 26, 2022

Junee; Wiradjuri land and an iconic and proud NSW Railway town steeped in Locomotive history since 1878. And what better way to celebrate that proud history then by honouring our retired RTBU members with a […] Read More »

PN Bulk EA- Update 15

Yesterday, we met via telephone conference before Deputy President Saunders of the Fair Work  Commission after Pacific National lodged their bargaining dispute.  Pacific National requested for the Deputy President to attend three lots of bargaining […] Read More »

PN Bulk EA Update 14

May 11, 2022

BALLOT FOR PROTECTED ACTION APPROVED Further to our last Newsflash, yesterday our application to conduct a ballot to take protected action was approved by the Fair Work Commission. Process from here–The ballot will be conducted […] Read More »


May 6, 2022

BALLOT FOR PROTECTED ACTION LODGED Further to our last Newsflash (Update 12) today we lodged an application for Protected Industrial Actionwith the Fair Work Commission. Pacific National may oppose the approval of the application, in […] Read More »

Disappointing, but not surprising! RSS fails its workers again.

May 5, 2022

Today, Wednesday 4 May 2022, RSS decided that bargaining for a fair and reasonable Enterprise Agreement is now over. They issued a bargaining update, beating their chests about how concerned they are for their employees […] Read More »

And it’s a yes!!

May 3, 2022

Today, Tuesday the 3rd of May, the RTBU Negotiating Team has finally been officially notified by Momentum Management with the EA voting results.  RTBU Momentum Members have had their say with a resounding 87.3% return […] Read More »


This week your Negotiating team met in Newcastle to progress negotiations. The agenda was to further work through  how both the Coal and Bulk Train crew sections of the EA could be merged.   After the […] Read More »

TransportNOW: latest edition

TransportNOW: latest edition

The latest edition of the RTBU National Office’s magazine, TransportNOW is now available. Click here to read the latest from the National Office; including the key seats to watch in the upcoming Federal Election, a […] Read More »

Rail Train – Rail Shuttle Services Members 

St Mary’s Depot – Protected Industrial Action  Last Thursday, 7th April 2022, a Fair Work Commission hearing took place whereby Railtrain opposed your application for a Protected Industrial Action Ballot. Railtrain engaged lawyers and a […] Read More »

Retirement Drinks for Chris Tozer

Retirement Drinks for Chris Tozer

Apr 13, 2022

Dear Members, You’re invited to the retirement drinks for Chris Tozer on Saturday 14th May at Goulburn Soldiers Club. RSVP essential. Read More »