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 2013, the RTBU Locomotive Division in Victoria has over 2000 members and counting!

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



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Maurice Blackburn

The Unions Lawyers



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.