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Aug 14

Media release: Service cuts and no new jobs: the reality of Constance’s Bondi bus announcement

Commuters from some of Sydney’s eastern suburbs will have their direct city services cut and face longer waits for services into the city under the Transport Minister’s new ‘Bondi bus’ plans. Rail, Tram and Bus Union (RTBU) Bus Division Secretary, Chris Preston said the recent announcement of increased bendy bus 333 services to and from […] Read More »

Apr 20

Newcastle Herald: Keolis Downer announces new direct bus connections in Newcastle and Lake Macquarie timetable shake-up

Newcastle Herald, Nick Bielby  Direct connections between eastern Lake Macquarie and two of the region’s major shopping and business hubs are among the changes Newcastle’s bus operator will introduce in July. The Newcastle Herald can reveal that Keolis Downer will amend its new timetable – which has been the subject of public outcry in recent months – in response to community feedback. Cardiff […] Read More »

Aug 25

Band-Aid solution fails to solve the problem of overcrowding

Instead of actually fixing the problem of overcrowding on Sydney’s buses, Transport Minister Andrew Constance is releasing an app to tell passengers just how full their bus is before it arrives. Read More »

Aug 22

Lunacy as buses clock up multiple trips to the moon and back

In no shock to drivers, nearly a third of buses in the Sydney Buses fleet have clocked up enough kilometres to travel to the moon and back. Read More »

Jul 25

Sydney bus drivers celebrated in new video exhibition ‘Bus TV’ by Laura Grace

Bus drivers who keep the city moving are at the centre of a new video exhibition celebrating the unsung heroes of Sydney’s roads. Read More »

Jun 6

New Bennelong Bridge sees service changes

Bennelong Bridge, which opened last month, between the newly established suburb of Wentworth Point and Rhodes will see service changes for the 525, 526 and 533 buses. Read More »

Feb 10

Strathfield Square bus signs bring back a lost era

Despite the State Government spending $50 million to roll out new transport signage, the change over still hasn’t reached Strathfield, with 40-year-old signs still directing commuters to long dead routes. Read More »

Feb 9

Unprovoked attack on driver just one incident of many

Following the attack of another Sydney bus driver, the Bus and Tram Division Secretary Chris Preston has called on the courts to deal swiftly with the offender. Read More »

Feb 4

Know Your Rights – Certificate III in Driving Operations (Bus)

  with Brett Peters… Certificate III in Driving Operations (Bus) Read More »

Nov 20

Hunter Workers Secretary stands with the RTBU

Hunter Workers Secretary, Daniel Wallace, speaks with Dave Sutherland on the 2HD Richard King Breakfast Show. Click here to listen to the interview. Daniel has joined the RTBU in encouraging workers to come along to the community protest on December 1 to call on the Baird Liberal Government to stop the privatisation of services in Newcastle that will […] Read More »