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Sydney’s George St light rail finally up and running

Sep 4, 2019

Four years after the closure of George Street, there has finally been news. The first light rail tram rolled down […] Read More »

NSW Government says more bus routes to be axed

Sep 4, 2019

A new Opal card data analysis has helped identify the busiest and least used bus routes. The government is using […] Read More »

Media Release: Drivers back Treasurer’s call to bring back local buses

Aug 21, 2019

Bus drivers have backed the NSW Treasurer, Dominic Perrottet’s call to bring back buses in north-west Sydney, saying the axing […] Read More »

Day in the life of a bus driver – David Babineau on FBI radio

Aug 15, 2019

The RTBU Tram and Bus Division’s Secretary David Babineau spoke out last month on the radio about being a bus […] Read More »

Media Release: On demand bus blunder costing taxpayers around $500 per trip

Aug 14, 2019

13 August 2019   Taxpayers could be forking out up to $500 per passenger, per trip for the Transport Minister’s […] Read More »

Infrastructure Australia warns more buses will be at ‘crush capacity’

Aug 13, 2019

Infrastructure Australia’s latest report card has revealed that public transport in Sydney has been far more crowded in the last […] Read More »

New survey reveals longer commute times Australia-wide

Aug 1, 2019

A new survey from Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) has revealed that commuters are suffering across Australia […] Read More »

City of Newcastle continues to fund Park and Ride buses in hopes for an extended light rail service

Jul 26, 2019

The City of Newcastle has decided to continue to fund the Park and Ride buses for another year in the […] Read More »

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 »