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New InterCity Fleet Update 21: South Korea Trip

Nov 1, 2019

Dear members, It has come to our attention that NSW Trains has misrepresented the mood of the recent trip to South Korea. From our point of view, all that the Korea trip achieved was to […] Read More »

Metro in meltdown again after mechanical issues

Oct 31, 2019

More metro chaos this morning as passengers have been ferried off services due to a significant mechanical problem on a train at North Ryde. Having to wait almost half an hour on services at a […] Read More »

Les Rudd Retirement/Christmas Gathering

Oct 29, 2019

21st December, 2019. 3pm onwards. Mittagong RSL. $10 donation for gift and nibbles. Dinner at own expense. Accomodation available at Mittagong RSL Motel. Contact DM Moss Vale or Mick Bindley for details. Read More »

Gordon Hill memorial mural

Oct 28, 2019

For many years, intercity drivers have enjoyed their own mealroom at Sydney terminal (commonly known as ‘the dungeon’). Unfortunately, with metro works near the location, drivers were told that the mealroom might become unsafe and […] Read More »

QUBE Enterprise Agreement Update: VOTE NO!

Oct 25, 2019

QUBE have finally put their Agreement out to be voted on by employees which have not been endorsed by your NSW RTBU Locomotive Division Delegate Enterprise Agreement bargaining team. Voting will be conducted by “CorpVote” […] Read More »

Pacific National Bulk Rail Moss Vale Master Roster 170 Notices of Dispute

A Union is only as strong as its members and this is an example of how Unionism really works. In an effort by Pacific National to rush a new Master Roster into operation starting this […] Read More »

Western Line services miss on-time running targets

Oct 25, 2019

New statistics have revealed that Western Line services haven’t met their monthly on-time running targets at all this year. Many Western Line services were delayed and cancelled this year, particularly at peak periods where commuters […] Read More »

Korean Railway workers strike

Oct 25, 2019

During the recent inspection of the New InterCity Fleet (NIF) in South Korea, an opportunity arose for the NSW RTBU Locomotive Division (RTBULD) to meet with the Korean Railway Workers Union (KRWU) in the capital […] Read More »

RTBU Media Release: Bus privatisation a disaster for drivers and Sydney commuters

Oct 24, 2019

Today’s announcement that the NSW Government is planning to privatise all of Sydney’s buses is a bitter blow for workers and commuters who can now expect fewer local bus services, stop closures, and significant delays […] Read More »

Railtrain underpayment case update

Oct 22, 2019

RTBU Railtrain Members have been asking what’s going on with the underpayment court case. The RTBU (on behalf of its Members) is running this case against Railtrain AND three of its Managers. Railtrain are arguing […] Read More »