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Loco Express: Secretary’s Report

Loco Express: Secretary’s Report

Jan 17, 2020

January 17, 2020 Secretary’s Message Dear members, Welcome back to the first edition of Loco Express for 2020. I hope you had a safe and enjoyable holiday period and spent some quality time with your loved […] Read More »

New Loco Legal Officer

Jan 17, 2020

As members are aware, our Industrial officer Jessica Epps recently resigned and we have been looking to replace the position ever since. However, the Loco Division executive decided that there was an increasing need for […] Read More »

Celebration of Life for Kevin Gilham

Jan 16, 2020

Dear members, Members are advised that the Funeral for late Sydney CountryLink Driver and all round good guy Kevin Gilham is to be held as follows: Where: Palmside Crematorium Hillside Chapel, Palmdale Rd, Ourimbah When: […] Read More »

Australian Rail, Tram and Bus Industry Union (RTBU) response to Productivity Commission draft report, National Transport Regulatory Reform

Jan 15, 2020

Thank you for the opportunity to provide written submissions in response to the draft report, National Transport Regulatory Reform, which was released on 12 November 2019.  As noted in our original submission, the RTBU supported […] Read More »

$110 million collected from airport train passengers last year

Jan 13, 2020

The NSW Government collected 10% more in fees from customers travelling to Sydney airport stations last year, making it $420 million altogether in the last five years.  Travelling from central to the airport costs $19.40 […] Read More »

Payment for Training Momentum Finally Agree

Jan 10, 2020

After many letters written over the last few months on behalf of RTBU Locomotive Division Members, It was confirmed on 20th December 2019 that Momentum Senior Management has finally agreed to pay all of its […] Read More »

Sydenham Junction Infrastructure Changes

Dec 31, 2019

 The Locomotive Division wishes to inform Members of developments in regard to training for the signalling and infrastructure changes at Sydenham Junction due to be cut-in on 5 January 2020.  The Division is disappointed that […] Read More »

Vale Greg Reid – 24th December 2019

Dec 31, 2019

Following the tragic passing of Greg Reid in a freight train incident just out of Perth recently, a fundraising page has been set up to help Greg’s family take him back to New Zealand to […] Read More »

Train Crew Christmas & NYE Claims & Entitlements 2019/2020

Dec 23, 2019

After consultation with Sydney Trains regarding claims and entitlements for train crew for the Xmas/NYE roster the below table has been agreed by both parties. Altered working provisions such as extra kilometres still apply. Click […] Read More »