Bus and Tram Express
Bus and Tram Express

Recent News

Wage freeze protest

Jun 3, 2020

Recently the RTBU took a stand at the back of NSW Parliament House, rallying against the wage freeze announced by the Berejiklian […] Read More »

Face masks: a guide for safe use

Jun 1, 2020

Making sure you know how to safely put on, use, take-off and dispose of a face mask is critical. See […] Read More »

Media Release: NSW Govt ploughs ahead with bus privatisation under cover of COVID-19

May 14, 2020

Bus stops to close; services to cut; jobs at risk The NSW Government’s announcement today that it is ploughing ahead […] Read More »

BREAKING: private tenders announced

May 14, 2020

The NSW Government has today announced the official tender process for the privatisation of regions 7, 8 and 9. This […] Read More »

COVID-19 safety screens update

May 1, 2020

This week, the union has been working with employers and TfNSW to have the safety screens for drivers enlarged. This is […] Read More »

Community backs our essential bus drivers

May 1, 2020

There has been a huge surge of public support towards our members as they brave the streets and continue to […] Read More »


Apr 24, 2020

Recently, the division was invited to lay a tribute in honour of ADF personnel present and past at the war memorial […] Read More »

Member update: 4 April

Apr 7, 2020

Dear members, We are now in unprecedented times and the going is rough for many of us in the tram […] Read More »

Bus driver’s dismissal over mobile phone use found to be wrong

Mar 20, 2020

The NSW STA has been told they were wrong for sacking a bus driver who made a couple of calls […] Read More »

Driverless buses are safe? Not according to this picture…

Mar 13, 2020

At the Parliament debate last week about bus privatisation, Coffs Harbour Liberal MP, Gurmesh Singh bizarrely tried to hijack the […] Read More »