Bus and Tram Express
Bus and Tram Express

Representing bus drivers and light rail workers across NSW

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Tram and Bus Express is where you can access the latest tram and bus news and find out about the ways you can take action in your workplace.

When you join our union you are joining thousands of other transport workers in NSW who are taking a stand for better working conditions and who are fighting to protect our public transport network which continuously comes under attack by the Coalition Government.

Being a union member also means you’re part of a wider group of hundreds of thousands of workers from all industries across the country who are standing together for fairer wages and safer, stronger, working conditions.

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Don’t Sell Our Buses: what you need to know about bus privatisation

Nov 4, 2019Uncategorized

The NSW Government has made no secret of its plans to privatise more of Sydney’s bus networks. Recent bus privatisation […] Read More »

Pyrmont EA Update

Dec 7, 2021Uncategorized

Following an intense period of bargaining and protected industrial action, members at Pyrmont recently voted in favour of the proposed […] Read More »

Keolis Downer Newcastle EA Update

Dec 7, 2021Uncategorized

The RTBU met with KD management representatives on Tuesday 30 November 2021 to continue negotiations for the Keolis Downer Newcastle […] Read More »

Future Region 6 Industrial Action

Dec 7, 2021Uncategorized

Following two stoppages of two hours each last Thursday morning and Friday afternoon, RTBU & TWU members followed up with […] Read More »

Transdev & John Holland win the East

Nov 29, 2021Uncategorized

In what was the worst kept secret in transport lately, a joint venture between Transdev and John Holland has been […] Read More »

Pyrmont Tram EA Vote

Nov 29, 2021Uncategorized

The RTBU has endorsed the latest EA offered by the company. We consider this to be a good deal for […] Read More »

Elected Randwick Tram Delegate

Nov 29, 2021Uncategorized

Elections were called for nominations for an RTBU delegate at Randwick tram depot. Only one nomination was received and that […] Read More »

Reporting back: Rally to Save our Buses

Nov 29, 2021Uncategorized

On Wednesday, we joined Member for Coogee Marjorie O’Neill at the rally to save our buses at Hyde Park. Privatisation […] Read More »

Inner West buses free on Monday as drivers take industrial action and turn off Opal readers

Nov 21, 2021Media Uncategorized

Bus drivers in Sydney’s Inner West will carry commuters for free on Monday 22 November, taking industrial action against private […] Read More »

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