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 »

STA Member Update

Sep 11, 2020Uncategorized

2020 has been a challenging year for RTBU Tram and Bus members.  We have stared down a Government hell bent […] Read More »

10 News First: We’re not being made to wear masks on public transport despite the first feared passenger to passenger #COVID19AU transmission

Sep 4, 2020Media

The recent push for masks on public transport when physical distancing isn’t possible featured Tram and Bus Division Secretary David […] Read More »

AAP: Ten NSW virus cases amid bus, gym alerts

Sep 4, 2020Media

Tram and Bus Division Secretary David Babineau was recently featured in his comments for an article across multiple online papers […] Read More »

SBS News: Gladys Berejiklian resists calls to mandate masks on public transport as NSW records 10 new cases

Sep 4, 2020Media

Tram and Bus Secretary David Babineau was featured earlier this week by SBS News explaining the need for masks on […] Read More »

Media Release: Time for commuter mask wearing when physical distancing can’t happen on buses and trams

Sep 4, 2020Media

The NSW Rail, Tram and Bus Union’s Tram and Bus Division is calling on the Berejiklian Government to make masks […] Read More »

Media Release”: ‘Covid marshals’ needed to enforce public transport regulations, says union

Sep 4, 2020Media

The Rail, Tram and Bus Union (RTBU) NSW is demanding a new safety position and all-of-network approach to public transport […] Read More »

Coffee carts to tour depots next month

Aug 28, 2020Uncategorized

Members are advised that Wagecover have offered to sponsor coffee carts for our members at various depots to thank them […] Read More »

Bus drivers unite and win against the NSW Government

Aug 28, 2020Uncategorized

Last week our bus drivers won an important victory over the NSW Government. When the union issued a strike notice […] Read More »

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