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BFCYU

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About the Airport Line. I wrote to both The Premier of NSW & Transport Minister last year about the extra Station Access fee for the Sydney International & Domestic Airports. I noted in the email that ...

Posted 11 Apr 2018 10:43 in Australian Rail Employment by BFCYU

Hi Thjomca.

The best place to seek work in the NSW South Coast (in the public sector) could be NSW Transport jobs: "I work for NSW". This below site is only an example

If no luck in V/R other big companies like Pacific National** and biggest of all Aurizon** (ex QR National) advertise frequently & externally for various roles inc Ground Crew: eg Shunters, Terminal O ...

Has Pacific National already come to downsizing;

There [& ASCIANO] Job vacancy website has changed.

Mmmmmmmmm:roll:

Farewell Stuart@Asciano;

Thanks for Your advice last year and Your PM to me.

Good Luck for the future.

PS: I decided not to reapply as a T/O or Trainee Driver.

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Posted 24 Feb 2014 18:20 in General by BFCYU

Good one Zodiac.

Nice to read and remember "old times".

Cheers too.

BFCYU.

Posted 20 Feb 2014 21:25 in General by BFCYU

Hi Zodiac;

Did You meant "bailed out the Railways for the end in 1986"

or just left Enfield guard to an internal transfer/promotion?

Posted 12 Feb 2014 12:19 in General by BFCYU

Hi again Smithy69;

Your quote:

A bit cheeky with the green lamps.  I also heard those stories.  It would have been freezing in the vans.  That would haves caused a bit of friction with the engine  ...

That's fine Trainplanner;

I have been out of the rail industry for nearly 9 years now. (redundancy).

At my previous employer at Pacific National (and NSW FreightCorp)

we used to a have log in w ...

Hi Trainplanner;

As Raichase mentioned Chullora is the P/N Intermodal Yard.

Maybe any R/P members may know the turnaround times there.

Till around 2005;

I was Port Botany. (yard)

Most train ...

Posted 03 Jan 2014 19:28 in General by BFCYU

Good One Smithy69.

Many good memories or laugh.

That's one good thing of being working for the NSW Railways.

I left the first time just before You started.

When still three men (person) fr ...

[quote=boatlover]PS. I started the same day in 1978 as Mick Kime (I heard he is in Taree now with PN) Lee McCarthy (I think he became a driver trainer at Petersham?) and Dean Henderson(not sure what ...

Hi again "boatlover"

Yes great and top memories of the former State Rail (SRA)

[quote=boatlover]Hey BFCYU,

I also worked at Delec as well for the SRA around that time. I was there from 1978 to mid 1980 from memory and remember the process as you described it. The 80 class was b ...

Posted 07 Feb 2013 22:08 in New South Wales by BFCYU

[quote="KRviator"]
Much as I feel for the crews, you reap what you sow... This is why you [i]never[/i] negotiate any kind of "performance" or "efficiency" clause with ...

Posted 08 Dec 2012 12:28 in Australian Rail Employment by BFCYU

Hard Yakka matey, (P/N when I was there & ex NSW FreightCorp)Terminal Operator (T/O) at Pacific National (was/is) freight train ground crew.Yes Shunting the trains (pain when all mixed and not bu ...

Posted 07 Feb 2012 20:50 in Australian Rail Employment by BFCYU

I'm not sure about it now,but years ago (when it was all NSW Govt owned railways) and I was working at Enfield DELEC,ie the former big locomotive depot in Sydney Aust.a train driver (freight trains) s ...

I/m an old timer, and it's very confusing now

Any one got a few spare rail detonators to stop it (3 dets's: emergency red light "over")

 

Or another "auto coupler" to pull it apart.

 

Talk abo ...

Posted 10 Dec 2011 19:17 in Australian Rail Employment by BFCYU

Hi, I saw an ad for 'Wagon Maintainers' -does anyone know the specific duties of a Wagon Maintainer ? Are you required to do any welding / fabrication etc ? Also, is the money O.K. ?

If you can do  ...

Posted 07 Nov 2011 17:54 in The Lounge by BFCYU

Nothing gives me the right to judge another in a court of law so nope i do not do it on those beliefs alone.

Hi 42101;

I have also heard of people being dismissed from Jury duties

for those rea ...

Hi 080900. Yes try and keep seaching the railcorp career site;

as BowralCommuter & LegendsofSteam mentioned.

But 1 or 2 tips.

To Work for CountryLink (and to transfer over from a PSA may he ...

Hi 080900. Yes try and keep seaching the railcorp career site;

as BowralCommuter & LegendsofSteam mentioned.

But 1 or 2 tips.

To Work for CountryLink (and to transfer over from a PSA may help a ...

Posted 02 Nov 2011 19:40 in Sydney Suburban by BFCYU

Change of government, change of identity, change the names.

Have been known as:Sydney Terminal and Central Electric;

Sydney CENTRAL and Central;

Sydney Terminal (again) and Central.and probably s ...

Posted 01 Nov 2011 21:55 in Sydney Suburban by BFCYU

Don't know if you've been on here lately or just starting a thread about it but this has been talked about before.

Personally I prefer Sydney Terminal

At least Emu Plains still says Sydney Termina ...

Posted 01 Nov 2011 19:30 in Sydney Suburban by BFCYU

I read an article a couple of weeks ago;

that RailCorp/CityRail will not use the name/term of Sydney Terminal

anymore on the City Rail train p.a.'s and timetable/network etc.

It will just be call ...

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