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The Union for Train Drivers in Victoria

The Locomotive Division of the RTBU covers all Locomotive Drivers in Victoria.

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..

For all information on Rail Operations and Infrastructure, including membership, please go to the Victorian Branch website

MEMBERS BENEFITS

Scholarships

CLOSED FOR APPLICATION

Application OPEN November 2015
Student scholarships are available to the children of Financial RTBU LD Members ONLY

Frank Carey Memorial Scholarships
Steve Gibson Memorial Scholarships
Glenn Moorhead Memorial Scholarship
Ken Matthews Memorial Scholarship

Legal Referral program 

For Industrial, Criminal and Family matters, members can be referred to specified lawyers for a discount service.

MORE MEMBERS BENEFITS CAN BE FOUND IN ‘Members Benefits’ UNDER THE MEMBERS AREA

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PROTECTED ACTION 2

The Ballot has been approved by a majority of Drivers. 

Specific items on the Ballot will only be taken after discussions and advise to your employer as per the Fair Work Commission Order.
Please contact the Union office for more information.

Actions Timetable can be dowloaded from the Members Area, Communications page. 


News Items

Links to what is currently in the media.
-Metro move to monopolise rail maintenance under government microscope
-Aurizon wins fight with unions over Queensland operations…
-Rail tracks under water as coal haulage chain broken…

Employment

Looking for employment with a train company as a train driver?

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