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Jun 21

Treasurer hands down NSW Budget

The NSW Government has today handed down its 2016/17 budget. While public transport does get a boost, from a transport perspective it is very road heavy, with $2.9 billion set aside for West Connex alone. Read More »

Mar 22

Sydney’s most dangerous bus routes revealed

A survey of drivers has revealed the city’s most violent bus routes, with some unexpected results. Read More »

Mar 14

Marathon meeting of light rail members discusses draft enterprise agreement

In a four-hour meeting with Chris Preston and David Woollams, 40 members from light rail made it clear they won’t be copping the current draft enterprise agreement from Transdev. Read More »

Feb 17

Mixed signals at the light rail interchange, says Newcastle Herald

At a Property Council of Australia lunch in Newcastle on Friday, a hall full of business types were gathered to hear Laurent Offroy, the head of Keolis Downer’s bid to build the city’s light rail project, expound on the virtues of light rail and his company’s vision for the city. 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 »

Apr 23

Still no information on bus routes during light rail construction

Transport for NSW has set up a new stand alone office to deliver the South East Light Rail Link. But they have not yet explained how buses which currently travel up and down George street will be re-routed. Read More »

Sep 26

Transport forum addresses the new political environment

Over 100 delegates attended a forum at Trades Hall on Thursday 1 September which aimed to prepare transport workers for their new political and working environment following the recent change of government. Read More »

Jul 29

The Hot Topic

Union Watchdog created to monitor Transport for NSW The creation of a centralised transport authority, Transport for NSW, is the most significant reform in decades and has huge implications for all RTBU members. Headed by Les Wielinga, the new authority will have control of policy, procurement and planning for roads, rail, freight and ferries. It’s […] Read More »