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Westbury level crossing collision

The derailment of a TasRail train at Westbury in Northern Tasmania on Monday has again highlighted the need for a zero-tolerance approach to level crossing safety.

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In-Principle agreement reached on Adelaide Metro pay deal

Industrial action on the Adelaide passenger rail network has been suspended after Keolis Downer Adelaide (KDA) tabled a revised offer on pay and conditions in negotiations today.

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Adelaide Metro industrial action suspended for ANZAC Day

South Australian rail workers will suspend their current overtime ban on ANZAC Day (Thursday 25 April) out of respect for veterans and their families.

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Transport NOW, April 2024

The April 2024 edition of Transport NOW has been published, and it's full of great stories about our united national all-grades union.

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24 hour rail stoppage planned for Adelaide on Thursday 2 May

Adelaide rail workers have notified rail operator Keolis Downer Adelaide (KDA) that they will stop work for 24 hours on Thursday 2 May.

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Adelaide Metro industrial action to continue tomorrow

Adelaide Metro rail workers will take industrial action again tomorrow in pursuit of a fair and reasonable pay deal from private rail operator Keolis Downer Adelaide (KDA).

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Trucking lobby trying to distract from real causes of level crossing collisions

The Australian Trucking Association (ATA) should stop trying to blame trains for the failure of truck drivers to abide by road rules.

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South Australian passenger rail workers to commence stop work actions this week

Adelaide Metro passenger rail workers will commence stop work actions tomorrow following an escalation in their dispute with private operator Keolis Downer Adelaide (KDA) over pay and conditions.

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Fines for rail deaths woefully inadequate

The Melbourne Magistrates Court yesterday issued fines of $375,000 to the Australian Rail Track Corporation and $150,000 to NSW Trains over the fatal derailment of an XPT service at Wallan in February 2020.

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Tasmania's first public transport election

The March 23 Tasmanian election will be unusual in many ways – not just the likelihood of a minority government reliant on the support of a disparate cross-bench.


 

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