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Jim Hughes calls it a day

Mar 23, 2020

On Wednesday the 18th of March, Penrith Driver Jim Hughes signed on for the very last time to bring to an end his railway career of over 45 years. Jim is the last of 6 […] Read More »

Secretary’s Message

Secretary’s Message

March 22, 2020 Dear members, Welcome to this special edition of Loco Express. Firstly, all members can be proud that once again they are continuing to provide a service, whether that be moving passengers around […] Read More »

Pacific National COVID19 update

Pacific National COVID19 update

A massive THANK YOU to each and every Member at this time. You are all going above and beyond to get PN through very difficult and challenging situations. The RTBU National Office is in daily […] Read More »

COVID-19 Social Distancing for Train Crew

COVID-19 Social Distancing for Train Crew

Mar 21, 2020

 Your Senior RTBU Locomotive Division Representatives met with Sydney Trains Train Crew Executive Friday 20 March to discuss growing concerns regarding the impact of COVID-19 on our Members on the front line.  Of concern is […] Read More »

Pacific National increases coal train checks after 2017 derailment miss

This morning’s Newcastle Herald has reported that PN has said they’ll be increasing routine coal train inspections after a train could have been derailed following the discovery of a fractured bogie in 2017 in Kooragang. […] Read More »

NIF Wage Offer Discussions

Mar 13, 2020

Members will recall the recent Footplate regarding the outcomes of the Fair Work conciliation and the suggestion from Deputy President Sams that the RTBU and NSW Trains undertake discussions regarding the wage offer tabled in […] Read More »

Sydney and NSW Trains Coronavirus update

 On Wednesday afternoon, Sydney Trains called an emergency peak unions meeting to discuss the impacts of COVID-19 (coronavirus) on staff and commuters as well as the steps they are taking to minimise the risk of […] Read More »

Coronavirus and Members Employment

Mar 6, 2020

COVID-19 (coronavirus) is everywhere in the news and it’s difficult to get proper, factual, information about what it is and how it is transmitted. As public and private transport workers, we will be among the […] Read More »

QUBE Enterprise Agreement gets voted down – again!

Mar 6, 2020

 Members have had their say by voting down QUBE’s proposed Enterprise Agreement AGAIN. The vote went down by 55 to 53 with 7 members/employees not voting.  Soon after notification of the vote, the NSW Locomotive […] Read More »

Around the Tracks Tour

Mar 6, 2020

 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 about the union’s plans for the future.  […] Read More »