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Train Driver’s National Health Survey: last chance to participate!

The RTBULD has given support for a National Train Driver’s Health Survey. This is in response to the ever increasing health issues being experienced by Enginepersons/Drivers within our Rail environment.

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Chaos ensues as bus fire brings Sydney to a standstill

In an all too regular occurrence another STA bus has caught fire, this time on the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

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Vale Bryan Nye OAM

The Rail, Tram and Bus Union (RTBU) today expressed its sadness at the passing of former Chief Executive of the Australasian Railways Association Bryan Nye OAM.

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Stop work meeting for all RTBU members at Adelaide Metro

Rail, Tram and Bus Union (RTBU) members at Adelaide Metro will attend a stop work meeting between 11am and 2pm on Wednesday 14 September.

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Adelaide Metro workers achieve negotiating breakthrough

Adelaide Metro workers have voted to suspend industrial action planned for tomorrow after a breakthrough in negotiations with the State Government, the Rail, Tram and Bus Union (RTBU) said today.

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Industrial action comes after three years of stonewalling

Today’s industrial action at Adelaide Metro has come about due the Rail Commissioner’s stonewalling tactics over pay and conditions for public transport workers, the Rail Tram and Bus Union (RTBU) said today.

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900 days without a pay rise: Adelaide Metro workers have had enough

Frustrated rail workers at Adelaide Metro have decided to take 4-hour strike action on Thursday (25 August, 2016).

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Feeling stressed? New self-help support app for rail industry workers can help

Designed specifically for rail employees to help combat anxiety, stress and negative thoughts, the new RailRes app offers a menu of stress-busting exercises all in real-time. 

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Federal Govt's "extraordinary and unprecedented" intervention in ARTC negotiations

RTBU National Secretary Bob Nanva and NSW Branch Secretary Alex Claassens are writing to all members involved in the current Enterprise Agreement dispute with ARTC in NSW.

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Rail Safety Week kicks off across Australia

Fun community events, police bands and BBQ’s at stations, school competitions, pop up outdoor movie theatres, special police operations/dog squads and a visit from Thomas the Tank Engine are just some of the diverse activities to take place during this year’s annual community awareness week - Rail Safety Week commencing from Monday.

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