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Tag: Transport NSW

Traffic Alert: Overnight work in the Hunter

Transport for NSW is advising motorists about changes in overnight traffic conditions across the region over the next few months. On the M1 Pacific Motorway, the transport authority will carry out essential...

Government backflip on cycling safety

Danny Egan was riding across the tracks of the Newcastle Light Rail in 2019 when he fell and hit his head. Following the accident, in budget estimates documents, Transport Minister Andrew Constance said...

Petition to save Birdwood Park Fig Trees a success

A successful community petition with more than 1,100 signatures has forced the NSW Government to halt works that involved chopping down four heritage fig trees in Newcastle’s Birdwood Park. It comes after Lord...

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 new passenger trains for the Sydney...

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 its $2.80 Family Funday ticket, with...

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 an attack by a passenger on...