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Category: Transport

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New transport plan for Charlestown commuters

Lake Macquarie City Council wants the community to have its say on a Draft Transport Management Plan aimed at improving the way people get to, from and around Charlestown.

Port of Newcastle welcomes giant visitor

Newcastle welcomed one of the largest vessels to visit its waters last week when the Höegh Tracer reached its docks. The 200-metre roll-on roll-off Norwegian vessel is the...

Work starts to improve traffic choke spot

Work is about to begin on the second stage of traffic improvements to relieve congestion at a busy intersection in Maitland. The work is set to help...

Campaign drives month-long message

Rural road fatalities made up two thirds of last year’s national road toll, with 835 people tragically losing their lives. That is the alarming statistic driving this...

Car park improvements on the way for Fassifern Station

Commuters across Lake Macquarie are set to benefit from an upgraded car park at the popular Fassifern Station. Work is underway on $520,000 of improvements at the...

Vehicle sanitisation station to limit the spread of COVID-19

Point to point transport providers in Newcastle will soon be able to have their vehicles sanitised for free, with a new vehicle sanitisation station opening at Mayfield West next week.

Traffic flow improvements on the way for Newcastle

Works to improve traffic flow at a busy intersection in Newcastle West are set to start this weekend in a bid to improve journeys through the CBD.

Port’s passenger delivery right on track

Newcastle waterways have been used to welcome some precious passenger cargo this month. Through its hub, the Port of Newcastle took temporary ownership of the first shipment of...

Union says driverless bus is a ludicrous investment

The Rail, Tram and Bus Union NSW says Newcastle's driverless shuttle bus trial is ludicrous and out of touch with the community. It believes millions of dollars...

City’s first driverless vehicle hits the streets

Novocastrian Matthew Morris has described being one of the first passengers on the city's driverless shuttle bus as an "absolutely amazing" experience. "As a person who doesn’t...

Bus interchange officially open

The old Store site in Newcastle West has finally been transformed, with the Newcastle Bus Interchange officially opening yesterday. It’s the final link in the NSW Government’s...

Family travel costs to increase in time for holidays

Transport in Newcastle is set to cost families a whole lot more, just in time for the school holidays. From Sunday 6 July, Transport NSW will abolish...

Take off at Newcastle Airport

Flights will take off at Newcastle Airport for the first time since the pandemic started. Jetstar is offering its maiden flight at 5.50pm today (Wednesday 17 June)...

Health advice allows public transport capacity to double

More commuters will be welcomed back to public transport next month, following an increase in the number of people allowed on trains, buses, ferries and trams.

Motorists urged to drive safely

Motorists across the Hunter are being urged to drive safely ahead of the Queen’s Birthday long weekend. The NSW Police Force has launched a new operation targeting...

Mother-of-three enacts improvements to bus services

A Chisholm mother, frustrated by a lack of transport options, has enacted change thanks to the help of Maitland MP Jenny Aitchison. Sandy Freeman, a mother of...

Pledge to ease traffic choke spot

The NSW Government claims a westbound flyover will not be needed when it completes an upgrade to Maitland's worst peak-hour traffic choke spot. In October 2019, traffic...

Bus drivers are on board with $5,000 fine idea

Newcastle bus drivers say passengers who deliberately cough and spit on them should be forced to pay a $5,000 fine. The call comes as NSW Police investigate...

Hunter residents keen to stretch their wings

With travel restrictions in NSW easing on 1 June, Novocastrians are expected to spread their wings in record numbers. A recent poll conducted by Tourism Australia and...

School return means more transport workers

With students returning to school and many of us heading back to the office, hundreds of additional transport staff are being deployed across the Hunter’s public transport network.

New electric vehicle charging station installed in Newcastle

Motorists can now power up using two new electric vehicle charging stations on Wharf Road in Newcastle. The 22-kilowatt chargers are located in the carpark next...
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