RTBU Locomotive Division

Welcome to the RTBU: Victorian Locomotive Division's website.

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!

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

RTBU Elections

Nominations Open 1st September 2014
and close 22nd Sep 2014

Election Notice/Positions

Nomination Form

News Items

Links to what is currently in the media.



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


Maurice Blackburn

The Unions Lawyers



Open November 2014

Student scholarships are available to the children of Financial RTBU LD Members

Frank Carey Memorial Scholarships

Steve Gibson Memorial Scholarships

On Sale
Men of the Footplate

One Hundred and Thirty Years of Railway Trade Unionism 1861-1991

On Sale from the RTBU Locomotive Division Office only.


Published by the AFULE
Edited by: Norman. W. De Pomeroy and Richard Gilbert

Please contact Reception to make an order.