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Easter / Anzac Day public holidays – Pacific National

Easter / Anzac Day public holidays – Pacific National

Feb 24, 2011

In a development bound to cause confusion, Easter Monday will be marked on a Tuesday this year, with a public holiday on Tuesday 26 March. In a quirk of the calendar, Easter Monday falls on […] Read More »

Mentor Driver, initial consultation

Mentor Driver, initial consultation

Feb 24, 2011

As members will be aware, the Mentor Driver position arose from the 2010 Enterprise Agreement negotiations with the intention of creating an additional role within the RailCorp Training structure. As part of these negotiations, the […] Read More »

Pacific National Victoria

Pacific National Victoria

Feb 24, 2011

Negotiations are underway for a new EBA covering Pacific National Victoria. The PN Division was previously owned by Freight Australia and covers a number of employees in NSW as well as Victoria. The previous agreement […] Read More »

ETR sign-on times threatened

ETR sign-on times threatened

Feb 24, 2011

Correspondence has recently been received from RailCorp indicating they will be seeking to adjust ETR Drivers’ sign-on times to align with those of InterCity Drivers by removing the additional six minutes afforded to ETR Drivers. […] Read More »

New Depots and Stabling Facilities

New Depots and Stabling Facilities

Feb 24, 2011

A meeting was held late last year to discuss the various new works being undertaken by RailCorp to construct several new stabling facilities for the suburban fleet. Emu Plains Penrith Yard is proposed to be […] Read More »

PN Bulk: Backpay at last

PN Bulk: Backpay at last

Feb 24, 2011

PN Bulk drivers have finally started to receive the backpay owed to them under their Enterprise Agreement from the 16/12/2010, which is the effective implementation date of the EA. Backpay includes base remuneration plus 3% […] Read More »

Moving to Automatic Train Protection

Moving to Automatic Train Protection

Feb 24, 2011

‘Automatic Train Protection’ is now a little closer to being applied to the RailCorp network. It is in line with our OH&S Committees’ previous stand as to the provision of ‘ATP’ safety equipment and in […] Read More »

Safety concerns at Clyde Fuelling Point

Safety concerns at Clyde Fuelling Point

Feb 24, 2011

A request was made from members to have an OH&S inspection carried out on the Clyde Fuelling Point. The inspection was carried out with the RTBU Freight Organiser Kevin Pryor and RTBU OH&S Coordinator Keith […] Read More »

RailCorp Station staff cuts lead to pressure on drivers

RailCorp Station staff cuts lead to pressure on drivers

Feb 24, 2011

RailCorp have decided they now want Drivers to assist the Guard with the “right away” procedure at certain curved platform locations. This will require the driver to leave his/her seat and watch the appropriate side […] Read More »

Mileage payment claims successful

Mileage payment claims successful

Feb 24, 2011

After a lengthy campaign with RailCorp exceeding 12 months, an RTBU Depot Organiser has succeeded in gaining back payment of Mileages due to drivers in that depot. This is sue arose from incorrect mileages being […] Read More »

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