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Turnbull turns his back on Cross River Rail

Rail, Tram and Bus Union Queensland State Secretary Owen Doogan today said Malcolm Turnbull had turned his back on Brisbane’s Cross River Rail project, and turned his back on the needs of South East Queensland commuters.

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Transport workers call for $30bn transport fund to kickstart productivity growth

The Rail, Tram and Bus Union (RTBU) today released its election manifesto, Investing in Australia’s Transport Future, outlining the union’s transport infrastructure priorities around the country.

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Transport workers declare a National Day of Action to make rail & public transport a key election issue

Rail and public transport workers have taken their #FixMyRide campaign to the streets today, encouraging commuters to vote for better public transport on 2 July.

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Public transport funding critical for the future of Frankston area

The electrification and duplication of track between Frankston and Baxter stations would change the transport landscape of Frankston and the broader region. This would provide the potential for future solutions that go beyond short-term politics.

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Labor raises the bar on public transport, time for Turnbull to jump

Federal Labor’s huge commitment to rail and public transport – outlined by Bill Shorten at the Labor campaign launch today – has raised the bar for infrastructure investment in the Federal election campaign.

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Statement from Bob Nanva and Alex Claassens

Rail workers are shattered after the death of a colleague, Charles Lagaaia, in Sydney this morning.

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Labor's rail manufacturing policy will make public transport safer

Labor’s plan to see more high-tech rail manufacturing performed in Australia will create new jobs and improve safety for both rail workers and passengers, according to the Rail, Tram and Bus Union (RTBU).

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Transport workers tell Nikolic: if you want to end our jobs, we'll end yours

Tasmanian transport workers will actively campaign against Bass Liberal MP Andrew Nikolic, and will be urging voters to send Mr Nikolic packing at the upcoming Federal election.

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Transport workers out to send Barnaby Joyce packing

The Rail, Tram and Bus Union (RTBU) has launched a campaign to unseat Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce at the Federal election – urging voters in the seat of New England to “send Barnaby packing”.

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Moreton Bay delay lessons: Juvenile Premiers need adult supervision

The delay in commissioning the Moreton Bay Rail Link project due to problems with signalling shows why the Federal Government must carefully oversee the expenditure of taxpayers’ money on infrastructure projects, according to the Rail, Tram and Bus Union (RTBU).

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