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Further rail disruptions expected Monday and Tuesday as industrial action continues

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RAIL Tram and Bus Union members will take industrial action from 8pm Monday to 4am Tuesday in a continuing campaign for improved pay and conditions.

The action will disrupt regional rail services through to Tuesday morning and have flow on effects to passenger and freight services across the state.

In order to ensure safety and to allow time to return trains to depots and stabling yards, NSW Trainlink said it will need to suspend some Intercity and Regional services from as early as 3.30pm on Monday and resume from 5.30am on Tuesday.

There will be flow on effects later in the week as this is NSW Trainlink’s busiest week of the year with many services nearly fully booked and customers may not be able to switch to a different day.

Train commuters are advised to find alternative transport and avoid unnecessary travel.  Public transport customers should visit transportnsw.info for the latest information and to consider alterative transport options.


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A journalist, writer and historian, Mick Roberts specialises in Australian cultural history, particularly associated with the Australian hotel and liquor industry. Mick has had an interest in revealing the colourful story of Australian pubs and associated industries for over 30 years. He is working on a comprehensive history of the hotel and liquor industry in the Illawarra region of NSW. Besides writing a number of history books, Mick managed several community newspapers. He has been editor of the Wollongong Northern News, The Bulli Times, The Northern Times, The Northern Leader and The Local - all located in the Wollongong region. As a journalist he has worked for Rural Press, Cumberland (News Limited), the Sydney city newspaper, City News, and Torch Publications based in Canterbury Bankstown, NSW.

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