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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Don’t Sell Our Buses: what you need to know about bus privatisation

Jul 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 »

Tram line shambles a casualty of politicising transport infrastructure

Oct 21, 2019Uncategorized

The failing cyclist ban on a key stretch of Newcastle’s tram line is a case study in poor planning, demonstrating […] Read More »

RTBU: Casual Vacancy Elections

Oct 17, 2019Uncategorized

The attached information has been received from the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) regarding the RTBU elections for NSW Branch Casual […] Read More »

Media Release: On-demand transport could be a stepping stone to future investment in Newcastle

Oct 3, 2019Uncategorized

The Rail, Tram and Bus Union (RTBU) NSW has cautiously welcomed the addition of new on-demand services to Newcastle’s public […] Read More »

RTBU urges Brisbane City Council to do more to protect drivers against abuse

Oct 3, 2019Uncategorized

It has been revealed that Brisbane bus drivers are huge targets of abuse with a driver ambushed by a man wielding […] Read More »

Sydney light rail class action gains momentum

Oct 3, 2019Uncategorized

Over 200 people are seeking compensation for the mishandling of the new light rail since its 2015 beginnings. Members of […] Read More »

Teenage boy lucky to escape serious injury after being hit by tram

Oct 2, 2019Uncategorized

Last week, a teenage boy narrowly escaped serious injury after he was hit by a tram during testing at Moore […] Read More »

Hills residents still campaigning against local bus cuts

Sep 16, 2019Uncategorized

As members are aware, the new Metro has led to extreme bus cuts in Sydney’s north-west. Express buses to the […] Read More »

Transdev CSLER EA Negotiations

Sep 6, 2019Uncategorized

We are currently negotiating an Enterprise Agreement with Transdev who are the operators of the new City South East Light […] Read More »

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