Bus and Tram Express
Bus and Tram Express

Representing bus drivers and light rail workers across NSW

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 »

CMET Canberra 

Feb 6, 2020Uncategorized

At CMET in Canberra, staff on the light rail are facing the introduction of a night shift. There are serious […] Read More »

Transdev EA: protected action ballot gets up

Feb 6, 2020Uncategorized

The Transdev EA for the new light rail line in Sydney continues on its long and winding journey. The latest […] Read More »

Join us for a Family Fun Day!

Feb 6, 2020Uncategorized

On 23rd February the RTBU is hosting a special Family Fun Day for all our Tram and Bus members. It’s […] Read More »

Coronavirus Bulletin

Jan 31, 2020Uncategorized

Hi All, The following is general information available about the Novel Coronavirus that originated in the city of Wuhan, Hubei […] Read More »

Union rejects claims drivers behind light rail performance

Jan 20, 2020Uncategorized

The union representing public transport workers has strongly rejected the NSW Government’s claim that tram drivers have contributed to delays […] Read More »

Bayside Council outrage at privatisation of bus regions

Jan 10, 2020Uncategorized

Bayside Council is outraged at the NSW Government’s privatisation decision of the remaining three bus regions from the STA. Although […] Read More »

RTBU: changing the rules to support bus drivers

Dec 10, 2019Uncategorized

The RTBU is currently in the middle of a hearing at the Fair Work Commission to change our eligibility rules […] Read More »

RTBU casual vacancy elections E2019/149 results

Nov 27, 2019Uncategorized

The results of the election for the RTBU offices are conducted in accordance with the provision of the Fair Work (Registered […] Read More »

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