The Union for Train Drivers in Victoria
The Locomotive Division of the RTBU covers all Locomotive and Train Drivers in Victoria.
For all non drivers and information on Rail Operations and Infrastructure, including membership, please go to the Victorian Branch website
In 1861 – The first union of locomotive enginemen was formed when 20 drivers banded together to form the “Locomotive Engine Drivers Association of Victoria” , now in 2014, the RTBU Locomotive Division in Victoria has almost 2000 members and counting! read more.
31/5/17 – The Age – Thousands of commuters were stranded in the cold on Wednesday night after a truck hit boom gates in Melbourne’s inner-west, knocking out services on the Werribee and Williamstown lines. read more
29/5/17 – The Age – Designs for a planned fleet of 65 new high-capacity trains that will enter service from mid-2019 reveal a radical change is in store for Melbourne train travellers.- read more here