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Bankstown train line shutdown raises concerns over looming transport chaos in Sydney

Jan 11, 2024

A new year, with the same transport troubles. This week’s Monday edition of the Sydney Morning Herald front page (8th […] Read More »

Bus crisis the result of privatisation  

Sep 13, 2023

Pay issues, poor conditions, cancelled services plague bus network Media release: The core reason behind Sydney’s current bus crisis is […] Read More »

Measures to fix bus driver shortage need to go further

Jun 3, 2023

Media release, 3 June 2023: The NSW Government’s decision to cut some of the licensing red tape for prospective bus […] Read More »

Bus drivers slam 11th hour signing of private bus contracts

Apr 26, 2023

Revelations that the former Liberal Government’s signed long-term deals with private bus operators just weeks before the state election and […] Read More »

Media release – Government prior knowledge of cracked trams disgraceful: tram drivers

Oct 14, 2022

Media release, 14 October 2022: The revelation today of internal documents which show that the NSW Government knew about the […] Read More »

In the media: Our strike in Region 6

Dec 17, 2021

Last week, we kicked off Monday 6 December with a full-day strike in Region 6. You can read more about […] Read More »

Inner West buses free on Monday as drivers take industrial action and turn off Opal readers

Nov 21, 2021

Bus drivers in Sydney’s Inner West will carry commuters for free on Monday 22 November, taking industrial action against private […] Read More »

Union calls to protect workers from Light Rail fail!

Nov 5, 2021

There is shocking news today as it was revealed that the Inner West Light Rail trams would be off the […] Read More »

Northern Beaches buses in private hands after tender awarded to Keolis Downer

May 28, 2021

The NSW Government has today sold out Northern Beaches residents with the awarding of a tender for Region 8 bus […] Read More »

Govt insults its constituents by axing 25 bus routes while inviting feedback

May 6, 2021

The axing of 25 Eastern Suburbs bus routes without any prior consultation is a betrayal of local residents designed to […] Read More »

Don’t dismantle our buses to hide your tram mismanagement, union warns

Apr 15, 2021

The Rail, Tram and Bus Union (RTBU) NSW has called on the NSW Government to tell the public whether the […] Read More »