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 changing so quickly, with sometimes differing messages coming out of the various levels of government, […] 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 »

SMH: The road to recovery: Berejiklian’s toughest test yet

May 25, 2020Media

The Tram and Bus Division’s David Babineau was recently featured in the Sydney Morning Herald talking about the current advice […] Read More »

Media Release: “Stop pushing driverless toys and consult with your community” – union

May 25, 2020COVID19 Media

The Rail, Tram and Bus Union NSW is urging the City of Newcastle to use the postponement of driverless shuttle […] Read More »

9 News: David Babineau on the train and bus commute

May 21, 2020Media

Tram and Bus Division Secretary David Babineau, told nine.com.au recently about how drivers still need face masks and that drivers […] Read More »

9 News: Government facing transport ‘balancing act’ as restrictions ease

May 21, 2020Media

Recently, RTBU NSW Secretary Alex Claassens spoke to Channel 9 about how easing restrictions would affect public transport. Transport workers […] Read More »

The Manly Daily: Private companies invited to take over public buses on the northern beaches and north shore

May 21, 2020Media

Tram and Bus Division Secretary, David Babineau, was recently featured in the Manly Daily talking about how the recent tender […] Read More »

ABC News: Public to ‘suffer’ if buses privatise

May 21, 2020Media

Tram and Bus Division Secretary David Babineau, was recently featured on the ABC News online website saying that privatisation would […] Read More »

SMH: Limits on train commuters, more CBD parking and bike lanes as Sydney returns to work

May 21, 2020Media

Tram and Bus Division Secretary David Babineau, spoke to a journalist from the Sydney Morning Herald recently about the effect […] Read More »

The Guardian: ‘Give us bloody masks’: union calls for Covid-19 protection for public transport workers

May 21, 2020COVID19 Media

The Tram and Bus Division Secretary, David Babineau, recently spoke to a journalist from the Guardian Australia about how the […] Read More »

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