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Tempe members bond over a BBQ

Apr 5, 2017

Tempe RTBU members enjoyed another BBQ (supplied by the Tram & Bus division) last Friday. Secretary Chris Preston and President […] Read More »

Delays, congestion ahead during Epping-Chatswood link closure

Mar 29, 2017

74 extra buses between 8 and 9am on already congested roads. More than 5000 people boarding buses at Macquarie University […] Read More »

Willoughby Bus drivers voice concerns about bus movement in the Sydney CBD

Mar 21, 2017

Willoughby PM Bus drivers have voiced concerns to STA management about bus movements in and out of the Sydney CBD. […] Read More »

Newcastle light rail ‘prime candidate for cost blowouts’

Mar 13, 2017

Newcastle Herald THE Berejiklian government is under renewed pressure to release key documents relating to the Newcastle Light Rail project, […] Read More »

Constance Must Commit to Maintaining Penalty Rates for Bus Drivers

Mar 8, 2017

Sydney bus drivers are calling on Transport Minister Andrew Constance to guarantee their penalty rates will not be slashed. RTBU […] Read More »

Fair Work Commission rules to reduce Sunday and public holiday penalty rates for hospitality and retail workers

Feb 23, 2017

This morning the Fair Work Commission has ruled that the Sunday and public holiday penalty rates will be reduced for […] Read More »

Union calls for severe punishment after bus driver attacked

Feb 3, 2017

The Rail Tram and Bus Union of NSW has condemned an attack on an STA bus driver whilst on duty […] Read More »

Unions meet with new Newcastle transport operator Keolis Downer

Jan 18, 2017

All representative unions met with the new operator Keolis Downer at UNSW on the 16th of January. KEOLIS Downer has […] Read More »

Saturday passenger numbers drop after Opal fare overhaul, internal report shows

Jan 7, 2017

Reported Sydney Morning Herald:  Saturday patronage on NSW’s public transport network fell sharply following an overhaul of Opal fares, an […] Read More »

Free Wi-Fi rolled out on 50 Sydney buses to mixed response

Jan 6, 2017

Commuters on Sydney ferries have been using free Wi-Fi for years, and now those who travel by bus can experience […] Read More »