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Media Release: Public transport bodies call for increased penalties for assault on staff

Jul 23, 2019

Key bodies representing Australian public transport operators and employees are seeking increases in penalties for assaulting public transport staff so […] Read More »

Media Release: Newcastle buses shouldered out by costly “premium” service as RTBU calls for clarity

Jul 3, 2019

Regular timetabled Newcastle buses on routes 41, 43 and 48 are being reduced to make way for a new “premium” […] Read More »

Overcrowding on inner west line to continue for years after extra trams postponed

Jul 2, 2019

Today’s Sydney Morning Herald has revealed that Transport for NSW was supposed to buy new trams mid last year to […] Read More »

‘Abuse is part of the job’: New data reveals bus drivers are living in fear of angry customers

Jun 28, 2019

An article on ABC News has revealed that nowadays, aggression towards bus drivers is a norm and many bus drivers are […] Read More »

Media Release: Commuters suffer as privatisation takes its toll on inner-west buses

Jun 3, 2019

It is clear that decisions from the NSW Government to privatise buses have only resulted in disaster for Sydney’s public […] Read More »

NSW Government begins trial of self-steering buses

May 16, 2019

Safety needs to be the number one priority when it comes to our transport systems. As the Government tries to […] Read More »

More on-demand buses cancelled as NSW Government scheme fails

May 15, 2019

As the RTBU Tram and Bus Division have been warning, the NSW Government’s scheme is proving to be anything but […] Read More »

Bus and tram members rally to #ChangeTheRules

Apr 12, 2019

Australian workers right around the country attended a range of rallies on Wednesday April 10th to protest against the Federal […] Read More »

Council steps up as state government axes local bus service in Newcastle

Apr 1, 2019

As the government prepares to axe Newcastle’s park and ride service, Newcastle Council has stepped up and announced they will […] Read More »

Media Release: Park and ride axing: NSW Government attacks Newcastle commuters once again 

Mar 21, 2019

The NSW Government’s decision to axe the Newcastle park-and-ride bus service is the latest in a long list of attacks the NSW […] Read More »