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Tram line shambles a casualty of politicising transport infrastructure

Oct 21, 2019

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, 2019

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, 2019

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, 2019

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, 2019

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, 2019

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, 2019

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, 2019

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

How Australia compares to the 10 fastest public transport systems in the world

Sep 6, 2019

A new study from the Polytechnic University of Turin has compared public transport services around the world in terms of […] Read More »

Parramatta light rail funding delayed by NSW Government

Sep 4, 2019

A levy placed on new apartments by the Berejiklian government to fund the Parramatta light rail has been delayed, meaning […] Read More »