Smart Transportation Division Local 1393 serves the men and women of Buffalo, NY and its surrounding areas. Its jurisdiction includes Trainmen from the CSX Buffalo consolidated terminal and Trainmen and Yardmasters from South Buffalo Railroad.
Support H.R. 1763, The Safe Freight Act - The Safe Freight Act would require that freight trains are operated by at least two crew members - a certified engineer and a certified conductor. Ask your Representative to sign on as a cosponsor today!
Our Next Union Meeting will be Tuesday, Feb. 21st, 2017 @ 7:00 P.M.
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Buffalo Locals news Feed
Feb. 28, 2017 - Possibility of new hotel in Albany. Check it out.
Feb. 10, 2017 - Permanent transfers are being offered for Richmond, VA, Rocky Mountain, NC, Charlotte, NC, Evansville, IN, and Selkirk, NY. For more details see CSX system notices 117-112.
Feb. 3, 2017 - Email from GC - Who's behind national right to work?
Jan. 8, 2017 - Updated and Revised Lines East Andres Map
Jan. 18, 2017 - Email From GC Regarding Crew Life Text to work.
Attachments: Crew Life Text PowerPoint, System Notice
Dec. 20, 2016 - 2017 Railroad Retirement Reporting Summary
- Notice from RRB - After Retirement
- Increase in Dues
- Rail Labor Seeks Mediation Press Release
Dec. 3, 2016 - Access to the CSX mainframe can now be accessed through webconnect.csx.com.
Oct. 23, 2016 - CAPS Points from displacement.
Sept. 14, 2016 - Rule 82 - Board Award 5441 (Inbound Train doing outbound work)
Mar. 8, 2016 - News regarding Railroad Retirement Annuities.
Feb. 1, 2016 - Email from General Committee regarding Termination of Furloughed Employees.
Jan. 29, 2016 - Any safety issues are handled within the local going forward. Please fill out the appropriate form and submit them to Mike Baskerville. There will be a drop box located in the West End at Frontier Yard. Forms can be found HERE.
Jan. 29, 2016 - New Updated Lines East Andres Maps.
Jan. 14, 2016 - How to Change a Week of Vacations into Daily Vacations. Included in this email is a pool adjustment report.
Jan. 14, 2016 - Do you have to attend a face to face on your rest day? The answer is NO! READ ME
Jan. 14, 2016 - CMC Furlough report and Qualifying information.
Dec. 21, 2015 - Flowback forms for the first half of 2016 must be completed and submitted between Jan 1st and Jan 7th. Flowback Form
Dec. 21, 2015 - Inward Facing Camera claims can be claimed under concode T4. Please read the email correspondence for more info on the claim. INWARD FACING CAMERA CLAIM
Oct. 20, 2015 - AS Claim Template
Oct. 20, 2015 - 6 More engineer students to be called for school starting Nov. 9.
Sept. 4, 2015 - Open Enrollment for Short and Long term disability has been extended through September 30th. Get the form HERE to enroll.
Aug. 12, 2015 - 6 Engineer students to be called out of Buffalo for the August 31st Class.
July 22, 2015 - All lines east pool agreements will be eliminated and governed strictly per the B&O agreement as of July 25. Everyone will be displaced at midnight and you will need to make a move ASAP! Freight Pool and IP Pool will both be given rest days which are now midnight to midnight.
July 16, 2015 - Short pools between Buffalo and Selkirk are staying as is until further notice. LETTER
July 16, 2015 - Medical Excuses can be sent directly to the carrier via email or fax. Contact in can be found on our CONTACTS AND LINKS page.
June 16, 2015 - CSX gave their 20 days notice for the rumored pool changes. Steve Mavity, our General Chairman, sent us a letter informing us of the changes and attached some info regarding New York Dock Job Income Protection. It will also be discussed at tonights meeting if you can attend.
Click HERE for the info.
June 12, 2015 - The NMAD implementing agreement may allow us to be paid lost wages if pool changes happen.
May 11, 2015 - CSX Buffalo has established a furlough retention board for our junior members. See the AGREEMENT and find out how you can keep working at an outlying supply point HERE.
Apr. 22, 2015 - UTU Safety Committee Model we discussed last meeting HERE. Get familiar, and get involved.
Apr. 8, 2015 - You may be entitled to a locker claim in Syracuse. Learn HERE
Mar. 18, 2015 - SMART General President Nigro, is stepping down from his position, effective April 30, 2015. Letter from the SMART President.
Mar. 7, 2015 - A letter to new hires addressing the common question; Why do we pay union dues?
Mar. 2, 2015 - CAPS attendance policy has changed and the new effective date was March 1, 2015. UPDATED CAPS and Q&A.
Feb. 18, 2015 - CSXT Mainframe mobile access instructions HERE.
Jan. 25, 2015 - SMART Constitution and Ritual with amendments from the 1st SMART General Convention held in Las Vegas available HERE.
Jan. 21, 2015 - CSX has released a new addition to their attendance policy. It's a points system that, when you mark off, you build up points based on how you marked off. When you reach a certain amount of points, discipline follows. Effective February 1, 2015. Check it out HERE.
Please make sure we have your most recent address on file.
SMART Local 1393 applications for membership can be found HERE.