Amalgamated Railway and Tramway Service Association

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Trade union

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Amalgamated Railway and Tramway Service Association

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Description area

Dates of existence

1886 - 1920


The Amalgamated Railway & Tramway Service Association was formed on 15 March 1886 as an all-grades union for New South Wales railway and tramway workers. The Association became the NSW Branch of the the Australian Railways Union following formation of the federal organisation in August 1920.


New South Wales

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Functions, occupations and activities

Representation for train drivers and tram drivers

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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Entered from deposit description on 19 February 2013




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