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Fatality procedure lacking

Feb 7, 2020

Fatalities are something which are becoming more common place in our working lives with the resultant traumatic impacts on members and their families. The Loco Division has led the way in ensuring members (and their […] Read More »

PN SPAD Dispute

On Tuesday 5 February Pacific National issued a company wide Category A notice regarding SPAD prevention. The Cat A notice has been issued without any consultation and leans heavily on disciplinary action in situations which […] Read More »

NIF Update

Feb 7, 2020

Members will be fully aware of the RTBU’s ongoing attempts to force NSW Trains to properly consult with the RTBU and HSR’s regarding the various elements of the NIF project. In controversial circumstances today, NSW […] Read More »

PN Coal (North) – Significant changes

Pacific National recently issued several notices of consultation to Coal Crews in relation to its Northern Operations. In short the notices relate to changing the HUB of Operation’s in the Hunter from Port Waratah to […] Read More »

US state politicians are deciding whether or not to mandate a minimum of 2 crew on all freight trains

Feb 6, 2020

This legislation that legislators in Virginia, Missouri, New York and Wyoming are considering is whether to require freight trains to have a minimum train crew size, which they say would make operations safer. A minimum two-person crew […] Read More »

QUBE EA Update

Feb 6, 2020

QUBE has now sent out their proposed Enterprise Agreement for Members/Employees to vote on. This proposed EA has not been endorsed by your RTBU NSW Locomotive Division EA Negotiating Team.  There are still 3 major […] Read More »

Friends of the Creek Charity Ride

Feb 5, 2020

Members are encouraged to join us for a good time at the Friends of the Creek Charity Ride. The ride will start at 10am, ending at Coast Hotel Budgewoi. Enjoy some lunch, entertainment for the […] Read More »

Sydney Metro cost huge blowout

Feb 4, 2020

Not surprisingly, the cost for the Metro rail project has blown out by $4.3 billion – an estimated total of $16.8 billion according to an internal review from Sydney Metro. The forecasted date of completion […] Read More »

Sydney Trains trainee driver job advertisement

Feb 4, 2020

In case members are not aware and know of anyone who may be interested, Sydney Trains are once again advertising for trainee drivers, with applications closing on the 7th February 2020. Click here to apply and […] Read More »

NSW Trains NIF Update

Jan 31, 2020

Members will be aware of the recent NSW Trains NIF update which contains information regarding NIF train testing and the so called “proposed” pay offer for drivers dropped on our desk in November 2019. In […] Read More »