NSW’ new intercity trains to be modified says the government, possibly ending industrial action

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NSW Rail Update: A new deal is on the table to end industrial action threatening to cripple the train network. The NSW Government has agreed to modify new intercity trains to end the standoff with rail unions. But, the compromise won’t come cheaply – $264 million to upgrade the fleet.

The union says it wants to see the deal in writing. Rail union members will vote tomorrow. At this stage, industrial action planned for tomorrow and Friday is still on.

“Our industrial action is still on. Our major action is on Friday. So there should be no inconvenience to the public until Friday. If there is any inconvenience to the travelling public today or tomorrow, it is not of our making” – Rail Tram and Bus Union NSW Secretary Alex Claassens.

“We are taking legal industrial action…those actions will continue tomorrow” Alex Claassens – RTBU.

“They have no reason for industrial action right now…the ball is in the union’s court…my expectation from the union is that they commence to wind-back their industrial action…My hope and my expectation is that we see our train system running as usual from Friday” – NSW Transport Minister David Elliott.

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