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Inspecting Canberra’s new trams

Aug 7, 2018

On Monday July 30, we were out inspecting Canberra’s new trams and chatting to our new drivers ahead of LRV’s taking […] Read More »

Media Release: Sydney buses running on empty, taxpayer money wasted

Jul 31, 2018

 The NSW Government’s ‘on-demand’ buses are proving to be the failure bus drivers warned they would be, with figures revealed in June showing the […] Read More »

Newcastle Light Rail recruits – make sure you join the RTBU

Jul 20, 2018

You may have seen in the news that Keolis Downer is recruiting staff for the Newcastle Light Rail as it […] Read More »

ACTU Congress: Change the Rules

Jul 20, 2018

Your RTBU Bus & Tram Divisional President Dave Woollams, and Secretary Chris Preston, joined union representatives from across the country […] Read More »

Region 6 Members, Please update your details

Jun 29, 2018

 The RTBU requires you to fill out new union payroll & traffic fund deduction forms due to the change of employer in […] Read More »

RTBU NSW Bus & Tram, State Budget response

Jun 22, 2018

Media Release, 19 June 2018 2000 new bus services figure is deceptive Tram and Bus Division President, Dave Woollams, said […] Read More »

The Australian: Sydney Light Rail budget doomed to blowout

Jun 22, 2018

The controversial Sydney Light Rail project is set to go over budget — whether or not the Spanish subcontractor Acciona […] Read More »

Inner West Courier: Fears over inner west bus shortage, mass cancellations forecast, as privatisation looms

Jun 14, 2018

By Heather McNab and David Barwell, read the full story here. A CRITICAL shortage of bus drivers will cause mass […] Read More »

RTBU Media Release: Privatisation drives most vulnerable off Newcastle’s buses

Jun 13, 2018

Newcastle’s disastrous new bus timetable has forced seniors and pensioners off our public transport, proving that the Transport Minister’s claims […] Read More »

Second Newcastle Debate in Parliament

May 30, 2018

Novocastrians travelled to Sydney last Thursday to pack out NSW Parliament again for the second heated debate about Newcastle’s disastrous bus […] Read More »