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Metro BBQ Around the tracks tour

Feb 3, 2022

The RTBULD Metropolitan BBQ tour is back for 2022! Come along to the following locations, grab  yourself a sausage sandwich and have a chat about any issues in your workplace with Locomotive  Organisers Kevin Pryor […] Read More »

Southern Region Around the  Tracks Tour

Southern Region Around the  Tracks Tour

Feb 3, 2022

Brian Head and Marc Chapman will be out and about at the following locations.   ALL Members from ALL Operators are encouraged to attend and have a chat with  both Brian and Marc about any issues […] Read More »

Bob Gibson’s Retirement

Jan 24, 2022

Bob Gibson is retiring after 58 years on the job. His last trip will be on NT36 arriving into Sydney at 15:44 on the 3rd of February.   Please join us at the Aurora Hotel for […] Read More »

In memory of Aung Ko Latt

Jan 21, 2022

It is with deep sorrow the RTBU has learned of the death of Aung Ko Latt, who was arrested by Myanmar’s military police on 4 January 2022. Aung Ko Latt was an assistant locomotive driver […] Read More »

NSW TrainLink Members: Public Holiday Pay Entitlement Dispute Win

Please be aware that NSW Trainlink failed to provide the required 14-day notice indicating a drivers converted public holiday schedule alteration and/or Public Holiday (HOL) conversion for the gazetted New Year’s Day Public Holiday on 3rd […] Read More »

For Your Holiday Reading & Viewing Pleasure… from the Centre for Future Work!

Dec 24, 2021

A message form the Centre for Future Work: Dear Friends; We all have mixed feelings about heading into another holiday season with so much hardship and uncertainty around us – and feeling so much anger […] Read More »

Final Issue RMTU NZ Activist Newsletter For 2021

Dec 22, 2021

The latest edition of the RMTU NZ newsletter for 2021 is now available. Check out the latest from our comrades in New Zealand here. Read More »


Dec 20, 2021

Last week your Delegates and Officials were finally able to meet with Pacific National Management face to face to formally kick off the negotiations for a replacement Enterprise Agreement. The path to this point has […] Read More »

Wollongong Loses over 200 years of experience in one send off

Dec 20, 2021

On Saturday the 18th of December 2021 we saw the end of a wealth of experience with 5 senior RTBU Locomotive Division drivers retiring from Wollongong Depot. Many retired and current drivers as well as […] Read More »

Divisional Vice President – Freight – David Mathie – Life Membership Nomination

Dec 16, 2021

Earlier this year Divisional Vice-President Freight Dave Mathie announced his intention to retire and was nominated by the Locomotive Division for life Membership of the RTBU.  The Locomotive Division proudly nominated Dave due to his […] Read More »