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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FAQs for Tram and Bus Division members: COVID-19

Apr 17, 2020COVID19

Given the current situation is relatively stable, staying abreast of the latest information has become a bit easier.  Below is […] Read More »

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 »

STA Negotiation Updates: STA Depot Visits

Feb 26, 2021Uncategorized

Members of the Enterprise Agreement committee will be coming out to STA depots next week to discuss the current Award […] Read More »

Inner West Light Rail Enterprise Agreement

Feb 19, 2021Uncategorized

To members from the Inner West Light Rail Depot, Please be advised that the upcoming Enterprise Agreement expires on Monday […] Read More »

Members’ Bulletin: STA Award Negotiation Update

Feb 19, 2021Uncategorized

The union has recommenced negotiations with STA following the Christmas break. STA has put forward a formal offer that addresses […] Read More »

Leichhardt Depot BBQ

Feb 17, 2021Uncategorized

Our second Depot BBQ of the year was held at Leichhardt on Monday 15th February. As always, it was a pleasure […] Read More »

Media Release: TikTok video of bus driver abuse shows urgent need to respect workers and better enforce Covid regulations

Feb 9, 2021COVID19 Media News

Greater resources are needed to enforce transport regulations and protect workers from abuse, the Rail, Tram and Bus Union (RTBU) […] Read More »

Opal costs surge more than 10% since 2020 changes to peak hour and concession

Feb 5, 2021News

Travel costs in Sydney have increased by more than 10%  since the government has widened the peak-hour window and changed travel […] Read More »

First electric bus launched in Leppington

Feb 5, 2021News

The first electric bus to service South West Sydney has made its first few rounds in Leppington. Commuters have been […] Read More »

Mona Vale Depot BBQ

Feb 5, 2021Uncategorized

Today’s BBQ at the Mona Vale depot was a great way to begin resuming outdoor events as COVID settles again […] Read More »

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