Train Driver Fatigue a Union Concern in NSW with Proposed Reforms

Reported by Admin | 25 Oct, 2012

The National Rail Union (RTBU) has expressed concern that the proposed new national rail safety laws will weaken the laws already in place in NSW designed to prevent driver fatigue. When responding to the draft regulatory impact statement for the new national rail safety laws that are set to take the place of state based …

Harmonisation of rail safety laws could force NSW train drivers to work longer hours

Reported by Haydee | 05 Mar, 2012

A plan to harmonise rail safety laws across Australia could force train drivers to work for more than 12 hours. Unions and the NSW government are opposing the proposal, which would throw out a reform stemming from the official inquiries into the Glenbrook and Waterfall train disasters. National Transport Commission’s draft statement which will be …