NSW government backflips on union demands in a bid to end train dispute

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Transport minister David Elliott says government will agree to changes worth about $260m to intercity fleet

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The New South Wales government has agreed to demands from the state’s rail union to make hundreds millions of dollars in modifications to a new train fleet after a years-long industrial dispute.

On Wednesday the transport minister, David Elliott, announced the government would make changes worth about $260m to the new intercity fleet (NIF) in a bid to avoid the union taking further industrial action later this week.

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