Bus and Tram Express
Bus and Tram Express

Recent News

Member update: COVID-19

Mar 21, 2020

Dear members, Firstly, thank you again for everything you are doing during these difficult times. As tram and bus employees, […] 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 »

COVID-19 update for Newcastle members

Mar 17, 2020

Last week the Union made contact with Transport for NSW about suspending cash handling on buses in response to member […] 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 »

Delegates get the low-down on fighting privatisation

Mar 12, 2020

Tram and Bus delegates have joined together with delegates from other unions impacted by privatisation as part of a mass […] Read More »

COVID-19: latest update

Mar 6, 2020

The RTBU has been meeting regularly with employers and government health representatives to ensure adequate measures are being put in […] Read More »

Bus privatisation: Parliament debate

Mar 6, 2020

Yesterday, NSW Parliament debated the Government’s plans to privatise our buses. The debate was triggered by the more than 22,000 […] Read More »

Ch10: Leaked Government Documents Reveal Plans To Cut Bus Routes

Mar 3, 2020

There’s anger among some Sydney bus commuters tonight, with a leaked government document revealing more than a dozen routes could […] Read More »

Media release: NSW Govt set to axe bus services in attempt to force commuters onto fledgling light rail

Mar 2, 2020

2 March 2020: The NSW Government looks set to slash bus services in Sydney’s east in an attempt to force […] Read More »

RTBU Family Fun Day + Parliament debate 

Feb 26, 2020

A huge thank you to everyone who turned out on the weekend for the RTBU Family Fun Day. It was […] Read More »