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Second tram breaks down on light rail line four days after services commence

Second tram breaks down on light rail line four days after services commence

Newcastle Transport has been dealt a cruel couple of blows with two trams forced off the line because of technical issues.

  • by Max McKinney

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NSW Nationals' major policy break from Liberals over $250 travel card
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NSW Nationals' major policy break from Liberals over $250 travel card

In its signature announcement, the Nationals will give the debit card to seniors in the regions to spend on petrol, taxis or public transport.

  • by Alexandra Smith
'Explosion in growth': extra intercity trains purchased to cope with demand
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'Explosion in growth': extra intercity trains purchased to cope with demand

Most of the new trains will be pressed into service on the rail line from Sydney to the South Coast.

  • by Matt O'Sullivan
Unions call snap CityCat strike
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Unions call snap CityCat strike

Two unions representing Brisbane's CityCat and ferry drivers have called a snap 24-hour strike from before dawn Thursday morning.

  • by Tony Moore
Top motoring body urges investment in bike 'superhighways'
Cycling

Top motoring body urges investment in bike 'superhighways'

10 new bike-friendly road corridors would bust traffic congestion, ease over-crowding on public transport and make cycling safer, according to the RACV.

  • by Paul Sakkal
Rail push must not leave regions behind
Public transport

Rail push must not leave regions behind

The Andrews government has shown it is prepared to be ambitious when it comes to suburban rail projects. It needs to show it can extend this ambition to cover the whole state.

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Labor commits $8 billion to fast-track Sydney Metro West
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Labor commits $8 billion to fast-track Sydney Metro West

Labor leader Michael Daley said Labor, if elected to government at the March 23 state election, would also spend $3 billion upgrading Sydney’s existing rail network.

  • by Lisa Visentin and Matt O'Sullivan
Government still unsure whether bus drivers comply with weight limit
Public transport

Government still unsure whether bus drivers comply with weight limit

Transport Canberra is still not weighing drivers, more than six months after it said it was working on a way to monitor their weights.

  • by Blake Foden
Modern myki miracle: Android users give thumbs up to mobile payment trial
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Modern myki miracle: Android users give thumbs up to mobile payment trial

It has all the makings of a public transport miracle: a rollout of new myki technology that isn't plagued by huge problems. At least not yet.

  • by Tom Cowie
'I take a risk when I get on': Transgender commuters describe life on public transport

'I take a risk when I get on': Transgender commuters describe life on public transport

What life looks like on public transport for transgender and gender diverse commuters.

  • by Timna Jacks
New metro rail line to Sydney's south-east in the pipeline
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New metro rail line to Sydney's south-east in the pipeline

The state's top transport officials have quietly been considering four options for an 'eastern extension' to the Sydney Metro West line.

  • by Matt O'Sullivan