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Newcastle commuters to be shifted to light rail

Feb 23, 2017

Reported in the Newcastle Herald: Newcastle’s public buses are likely to run down King Street and Honeysuckle Drive while the light […] Read More »

Sydney CBD and South East light rail crowding rates exceed bus and train ‘crush capacity’

Feb 21, 2017

Reported in the Sydney Morning Herald: Passenger crowding on the $2.1 billion Sydney inner-city light rail is forecast to easily […] Read More »

Bus passenger risked Sydney Harbour Bridge inferno to tap off Opal card

Feb 20, 2017

Reported by the Sydney Morning Herald: Call it a burning desire to get the correct fare. Transport investigators examining the bus […] Read More »

Opinion: Newcastle trams and city traffic

Feb 8, 2017

Published in the Newcastle Herald: With the Wickham transport interchange taking shape on the western side of Stewart Avenue – […] Read More »

Newcastle: Fears introduction of light rail crossing in 2019 will cause traffic congestion along Stewart Avenue

Feb 8, 2017

Published in the Newcastle Herald: It was one of the city’s most notorious pinch points before the removal of the […] Read More »

RTBU urges Premier Berejiklian to overturn Newcastle privatisation

Jan 30, 2017

The Tram and Bus Division have taken proactive steps under the new Berejiklian Government to urge the new premier to […] Read More »

Mike Baird’s retirement met with smiles by Hunter Workers and Rail Tram and Bus Union

Jan 23, 2017

Reported in the Newcastle Herald: News of Mike Baird’s retirement has been met with smiles and delight among some union representatives, […] Read More »

Victorian taxpayers to fund first ‘solar trams’

Jan 20, 2017

Reported in the Australian: Victorian taxpayers will partially fund the building of a $150 million solar plant to be used to […] Read More »

NSW Treasurer Gladys Berejiklian seeks to replace Premier Mike Baird

Jan 20, 2017

Reported in the Australian Financial Review:  NSW Treasurer Gladys Berejiklian will stand as a candidate to replace Premier Mike Baird […] Read More »

Public to have say on Parramatta light rail plans

Jan 12, 2017

Reported in the Parramatta Advertiser:  PARRAMATTA’S  multi-­billion dollar light rail is gaining traction with the man heading the project saying […] Read More »