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Loco Express: Secretary’s Report

Oct 2, 2019

September 27, 2019 Secretary’s Message Dear members, There’s been a lot happening in the Loco Division since our last communication. We have been working hard to help members deal with all the obstacles thrown in […] Read More »

Members drink with international comrades ASLEF and JRU

Sep 24, 2019

Sydney Trains Locomotive Division Members recently gathered to share a drink with our international comrades from the UK and Japan who were in town for our 2019 Divisional Conference. Members trekked to the Aurora Hotel […] Read More »

Media Release: Public transport is key to Sydney’s future – and the Metro won’t cut it

Sep 24, 2019

Leaders from politics and industry have called for a greater focus on public transport to cope with Sydney’s population growth, as the Rail, Tram and Bus Union (RTBU) NSW backs the intent but insists the […] Read More »

A new room for NSW Trains drivers at Eveleigh

Sep 24, 2019

After 18 months of negotiations by both the Regional and Intercity delegates, NSW Trains’ shed drivers have finally gotten their own room at Eveleigh. For years we have either had to share cramped facilities with […] Read More »

Moss Vale Retirement Drinks

Sep 19, 2019

Hi members, We invite you all to join us for retirement drinks on the 12th of October from 3pm onwards for Driver Dean Ivanoff at Mittagong RSL Club. Please see the below flyer for more […] Read More »

Cancellation of North Coast XPT Services

Sep 19, 2019

Members will be aware of recent media surrounding the cancellation of NT35 & 36 owing to issues with “Centre Pin fatigue” being detected on XPT power cars (locomotives). The centre pin is a critical component […] Read More »

NIF “Independent Validation” of Operating Model

Sep 19, 2019

Members are advised that TfNSW have engaged an “independent” review of its proposed operating model for the guards role on the NIF. In particular, this “independent valuator” will be travelling with guards on the InterCity […] Read More »

Talks Begin on NSW Trains New Regional Diesel Fleet

Sep 18, 2019

On Tuesday the 10th September 2019 discussions have begun between Momentum Trains and representatives from the Locomotive Division and Subject Matter Experts from NSW Trains in relation to the user engagement phase for the design of […] Read More »

Around the Tracks – Southern Depot Tour

Sep 17, 2019

Brian Head will be out and about at the following locations. Please come along and have a chat with Brian about any issues in your workplace and hear what Your Union has been doing. Brian […] Read More »

Restoration talks underway for Kandos to Gulgong rail line

Sep 16, 2019

The Kandos to Gulgong rail line is under consideration for renewal in order to supply coal to the Mt Piper Power Station, which generates 15% of our state’s power but has been hampered by low […] Read More »