Bus and Tram Express
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Recent News

Members’ Bulletin: STA Award Negotiation Update

Feb 19, 2021

The union has recommenced negotiations with STA following the Christmas break. STA has put forward a formal offer that addresses […] Read More »

Leichhardt Depot BBQ

Feb 17, 2021

Our second Depot BBQ of the year was held at Leichhardt on Monday 15th February. As always, it was a pleasure […] Read More »

Media Release: TikTok video of bus driver abuse shows urgent need to respect workers and better enforce Covid regulations

Feb 9, 2021

Greater resources are needed to enforce transport regulations and protect workers from abuse, the Rail, Tram and Bus Union (RTBU) […] Read More »

Opal costs surge more than 10% since 2020 changes to peak hour and concession

Feb 5, 2021

Travel costs in Sydney have increased by more than 10%  since the government has widened the peak-hour window and changed travel […] Read More »

First electric bus launched in Leppington

Feb 5, 2021

The first electric bus to service South West Sydney has made its first few rounds in Leppington. Commuters have been […] Read More »

Mona Vale Depot BBQ

Feb 5, 2021

Today’s BBQ at the Mona Vale depot was a great way to begin resuming outdoor events as COVID settles again […] Read More »

Transport workers are an at-risk group as heatwaves become more extreme

Jan 29, 2021

There’s no doubt the heatwave this past week has been a punish for many. Multiple studies since 2001 have shown […] Read More »

RTBU Gift Cards – Activate before the deadline

Jan 29, 2021

In order to use your RTBU Gift Cards, please activate your card by March 31st. The card is valid until […] Read More »

Public Health Order Exemption: Mandatory Face Coverings

Jan 28, 2021

Members are advised of a recent exemption to the mandatory wearing of face masks on public transport issued by NSW […] Read More »

Donations for TSA Driver Michael Yammouni

Jan 27, 2021

Donations are being collected to assist a TSA bus driver from Leichhardt bus depot. Michael has been involved in an […] Read More »