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NSW gets new Transport Minister

Apr 1, 2015Update

Former Treasurer, Andrew Constance, has been announced as the state’s new Minister for Transport and Infrastructure. Read More »

Baird/Grant announce new XPT fleet

Mar 15, 2015News

With the election promises flowing thick and fast, Liberal Party leader Mike Baird and National leader Troy Grant promised a new $1billion XPT fleet if re-elected. Read More »

No more Christmas cheer on train stations

Dec 10, 2014News

Our busiest train stations will this year go without the traditional Christmas decorations which bring colour to the platforms once a year.  Read More »

What’s the rush? Nile joins calls for Newcastle line delay

Oct 3, 2014News

The chair of the committee looking into the government’s handling of the Newcastle rail line decision has added his voice to the call for the plans to be delayed. Read More »

Safety at risk as govt conducts snap review

Jul 21, 2014News

The Federal and State LNP governments have announced a snap review into Work Health and safety laws. Read More »

Newcastle commuters to be stranded from Boxing Day

Jul 3, 2014News

The Baird Government has announced that trains will stop running into the Newcastle CBD on Boxing Day – a move the Loco Division says put developer interests ahead of those of commuters. Read More »

Government starts Workers Comp roll back – more to be done

Jun 26, 2014News

The NSW Liberal National Government has started to realise the cruel effect that their severe cuts to workers compensation have had on injured workers and their election prospects. Read More »

Public transport security reaching crisis point

Jun 2, 2014News

The NSW Rail, Tram and Bus Union is calling on the NSW Government to address failing security measures across the NSW transport network following recent attacks on transport workers including a group of thugs giving […] Read More »

Urgent call for submissions – Government Review of Workers Compensation Cuts

May 20, 2014News

The NSW Government has finally opened a Review of the workers compensation changes that cut the rights of thousands of injured workers almost two years ago. Read More »

Removing staff car parks will impact on running of rail network

May 20, 2014News

Taking 1000 car spots away from key transport workers at train stations could effect the on time running of the rail network, the NSW Rail, Tram and Bus Union said today. Read More »

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