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QUBE Enterprise Agreement Update

Jan 8, 2020

In a last-ditch effort to reach an in-principle agreement, your RTBU Locomotive Division Delegate EA bargaining team met with QUBE Management yesterday at Cooks River.  This was the last arranged meeting regarding the negotiating of […] Read More »

Blue Mountains line to be shut after extensive fire damage

Passenger trains will have to wait until damage to power equipment and signals is repaired after the horror fire at Gospers Mountain. The line is said to be closed for the next couple of months […] Read More »

Sydenham Junction Infrastructure Changes

Dec 31, 2019

 The Locomotive Division wishes to inform Members of developments in regard to training for the signalling and infrastructure changes at Sydenham Junction due to be cut-in on 5 January 2020.  The Division is disappointed that […] Read More »

Vale Greg Reid – 24th December 2019

Dec 31, 2019

Following the tragic passing of Greg Reid in a freight train incident just out of Perth recently, a fundraising page has been set up to help Greg’s family take him back to New Zealand to […] Read More »

Train Crew Christmas & NYE Claims & Entitlements 2019/2020

Dec 23, 2019

After consultation with Sydney Trains regarding claims and entitlements for train crew for the Xmas/NYE roster the below table has been agreed by both parties. Altered working provisions such as extra kilometres still apply. Click […] Read More »

Loco Express: Secretary’s Report

Dear members, It’s been a busy year for everyone in the Loco Division and we should all use the holiday period to refresh in anticipation of further and ongoing attacks by employers and governments against […] Read More »

Railtrain Underpayment Case Update

Dec 19, 2019

Recently, the Interlocutory Hearing (a type of small, fast hearing) was held to determine whether the RTBU could pursue the three Railtrain Managers as well as the company itself for the underpayment case. Railtrain armed […] Read More »

PN: Mobile Phone Update

Dec 19, 2019

ATTENTION ALL PN TRAIN CREW: On Tuesday the 17th of December, RTBU Officials (Allan Barden, Leanne Holmes, Keith McMahon, Greg Camron and Kevin Pryor) met with Pacific National (Kate Alam, Brett Lynch, Simon Atkinson and […] Read More »

New Intercity Fleet (NIF) Update Dispute “Independent” Report Released

Dec 18, 2019

This morning the RTBU met with NSW Trains and Transport for NSW (TfNSW) and was presented with an “independent” report on the proposed operating model for the NIF. TfNSW advised that they had commissioned this […] Read More »