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 »

Sunday timetable shemozzle

Jul 30, 2021News

Confusion continues on the ground with what Transit Systems is paying employees during the Sunday timetable period. The TSA position […] Read More »

Busways wins Region 7 tender while in court for greenfield contract

Jul 30, 2021News

The NSW Government’s awarding of Sydney’s Region 7 bus operations tender to Busways is ludicrous considering the company is in […] Read More »

New ACTU guide on govt covid support

Jul 30, 2021COVID19 News

Recent COVID-19 outbreaks across Australia have again highlighted the inadequacy of the Morrison Government’s responses to the COVID-19 pandemic and […] Read More »

COVID-19: Clarifications from NSW Health and Transport for NSW for Tram and Bus Members

Jul 16, 2021COVID19

Recent developments and clarifications came from NSW Health and Transport for NSW on Tuesday 13 July. There is a misconception […] Read More »

Gift Cards Now Available!

Jul 9, 2021Uncategorized

The $50 gift cards for members have finally arrived after the executive moved a resolution on May 7th that all […] Read More »

Government flags return to 2.5% Wages Policy

Jun 25, 2021Uncategorized

In a move that will affect public sector/service wages for any Award negotiated in the next financial year, the government […] Read More »

Region 8 Negotiations

Jun 24, 2021Uncategorized

The RTBU met with Keolis Downer to discuss the EA negotiations. KD have again confirmed their intention to have employees […] Read More »

Region 6 Negotiations

Jun 24, 2021Uncategorized

Members voted earlier this week and approved the Log of Claims for the RTBU to take forward in negotiations. Discussions […] Read More »

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