Bus and Tram Express
Bus and Tram Express

Representing bus drivers and light rail workers across NSW

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Welcome to Tram and Bus Express!

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 »

FAQs for Tram and Bus Division members: COVID-19

Mar 24, 2020COVID19

Given the current situation is changing so quickly, with sometimes differing messages coming out of the various levels of government, […] Read More »

Member update: COVID-19

Mar 21, 2020COVID19

Dear members, Firstly, thank you again for everything you are doing during these difficult times. As tram and bus employees, […] Read More »

Bus driver’s dismissal over mobile phone use found to be wrong

Mar 20, 2020Uncategorized

The NSW STA has been told they were wrong for sacking a bus driver who made a couple of calls […] Read More »

COVID-19 update for Newcastle members

Mar 17, 2020COVID19

Last week the Union made contact with Transport for NSW about suspending cash handling on buses in response to member […] Read More »

Driverless buses are safe? Not according to this picture…

Mar 13, 2020Uncategorized

At the Parliament debate last week about bus privatisation, Coffs Harbour Liberal MP, Gurmesh Singh bizarrely tried to hijack the […] Read More »

Delegates get the low-down on fighting privatisation

Mar 12, 2020Uncategorized

Tram and Bus delegates have joined together with delegates from other unions impacted by privatisation as part of a mass […] Read More »

COVID-19: latest update

Mar 6, 2020COVID19

The RTBU has been meeting regularly with employers and government health representatives to ensure adequate measures are being put in […] Read More »

Bus privatisation: Parliament debate

Mar 6, 2020Uncategorized

Yesterday, NSW Parliament debated the Government’s plans to privatise our buses. The debate was triggered by the more than 22,000 […] Read More »

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