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Retirement Notice: Wollongong Train Crew

Jun 23, 2021

Dear members, Join us for farewell drinks as we send off Gary Burns, Jimmy Savolpoulos, Rick Montgomery and Victor Thicknesse on their retirement. When: Saturday 4th September 2021, 1:00pm (speeches and presentations start at 2:00pm) […] Read More »

Funeral Notice for Stephen Lourey

Jun 21, 2021

Dear members, For those who would like to attend, please see the notice below for the funeral of Stephen Lourey. Read More »


Jun 16, 2021

After two years and already two “No” Votes, Railtrain have again sent out their proposed Hunter Port Services Enterprise Agreement for a vote. The employees that were originally issued a notice of representational rights no […] Read More »

Important Update on Rail Safety Issues

Important Update on Rail Safety Issues

Jun 11, 2021

Fatigue Management Guidelines Last year ONRSR released a Draft Fatigue Management Guideline which recommended a so-called “risk management approach” to fatigue on rail networks.  The draft guideline stated: “By using the principles (of rest and […] Read More »

A message from your new Locomotive Division Secretary Farren Campbell

A message from your new Locomotive Division Secretary Farren Campbell

Dear Members,  Today the NSW Branch Executive confirmed my appointment to the position of Locomotive Divisional Secretary as recommended by Divisional Council at their meeting on 9 June 2021 following the resignation of Bob Hayden. […] Read More »

A Message from Robert Hayden

A Message from Robert Hayden

Dear Members, I am writing today to let Delegates and Members know about my decision to step down as Locomotive Division Secretary effective from Wednesday 9 June 2021.  The NSW Branch Executive, following a unanimous […] Read More »

Opal Card Not Working???

Members are advised that it would seem current employee issued  OPAL card may have been de-activated prior to the new OPAL card (as advised by TfNSW) being received and activated for use.  Members who find their […] Read More »

NSW Trains & Sydney Trains EA 2021: Your Log of Claims

NSW Trains & Sydney Trains EA 2021: Your Log of Claims

Jun 9, 2021

Dear Members, As we launch into the 2021 bargaining round for the Sydney and NSW Trains Enterprise Agreements, it is worth looking back on what it took to get us to this point. It has […] Read More »

Newsflash: ANTR 406 & 408 – Use of Headlight & Horn

Jun 7, 2021

Members are reminded of the importance of ANTR – 406 & 408 Network Rules regarding the Use of Locomotive  Headlights & Horns.  Issues have arisen regarding the inappropriate use of the headlight and the sounding […] Read More »


Jun 4, 2021

It has come to the attention of the Locomotive Division that members are being rostered over the June long weekend from Gosford and Newcastle Interchange depots to visit the RailConnect Kangy Angy Facility under the […] Read More »