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Update

Vince finally catches his train

Vince finally catches his train

Jul 8, 2011

It’s been a long and arduous wait but the Waratah train finally made its first revenue service run last week. As the most senior driver ETR driver available at RailCorp, Vince Vassiliou was chosen to […] Read More »

Locomotive Division Union Fees

Locomotive Division Union Fees

Jul 5, 2011

It’s the dreaded tax return time again, but the good news is that you can claim your union fees as a tax deduction. RTBU dues for members of the Locomotive Division for the financial year […] Read More »

A cautious start for the Waratah Train

A cautious start for the Waratah Train

Jul 5, 2011

As previously reported, RailCorp have accepted the first Waratah Train for revenue service. Commencing on July 1, the train conducted limited out-of-peak-hour operations between Central and Macarthur stations on weekdays, as well as some weekend […] Read More »

Air chaos reinforces need for high-speed rail

Air chaos reinforces need for high-speed rail

Jul 5, 2011

The recent chaos caused by ash clouds, plus the Tiger Airways grounding and possible withdrawal from the Australian market, has highlighted the need for Australia to invest in high-speed rail linking mainland capitals. Heavily dependent […] Read More »

Infrastructure Tsar spruiks rail privatisation

Infrastructure Tsar spruiks rail privatisation

Jul 1, 2011

The privatisation of RailCorp has been put back on the agenda by Barry O’Farrell’s hand-picked infrastructure adviser, Mr Paul Broad. In an interview with the Sydney Morning Herald, Mr Broad said NSW should follow the […] Read More »

PN to clean up toilet mess

PN to clean up toilet mess

Jun 29, 2011

PN Bulk has responded to pressure from the RTBU over the disgraceful state of cab toilets and will implement a plan to clean and upgrade them. Until toilet facilities can be upgraded, PN Bulk will […] Read More »

Toilet disgrace

Toilet disgrace

Jun 27, 2011

During his recent tour of regional NSW Bob Hayden highlighted some troubling issues for drivers. The awful state of PN locomotive toilets was of concern, particularly for women drivers, more so in regional areas with […] Read More »

PN Coal Aggregate update

PN Coal Aggregate update

Jun 27, 2011

The Division has been in dispute with PN Coal since March over the non-payment of a provision of their EA in relation to the 9.5% Aggregate Allowance. The dispute revolves around whether the 9.5% is […] Read More »

Membership Certificate and 30-Year Plaque

Membership Certificate and 30-Year Plaque

Jun 23, 2011

The Divisional Council is pleased to announce the introduction of a Membership Certificate and 30-Year Membership Plaque. These awards recognise the contribution of retiring members of the RTBU Locomotive Division who have shown loyal membership […] Read More »

ARTC response to Southern line mud holes: too little too late

ARTC response to Southern line mud holes: too little too late

Jun 22, 2011

It is great to see a response from the ARTC to the serious safety concerns raised by the Rail, Tram and Bus union back in October of 2010. Unfortunately though, it is typically too little, […] Read More »

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