Bus Safety Week 2024

19.02.24

Newcastle Transport is calling on drivers, pedestrians, cyclists, motorcycle riders and public transport users to ‘Be Bus Aware’ in support for the Centre of Road Safety’s Bus Safety Week. The annual campaign runs from 19 to 25 February and highlights the importance of bus safety for all road users.   Here’s just some of the […]
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Valentine’s Day with Newcastle Transport

13.02.24

Take the stress out of Valentine’s Day this year and catch public transport. Whether you’re heading out for dinner, to the movies or on a picnic, Newcastle Transport can get you there. Leave the car at home, and instead grab your Opal card and your loved one. The bus, ferry and light rail are the […]
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Ready for school to return?

19.01.24

It’s that time again! Newcastle Transport school services will resume on Tuesday 30 January.  You’ve got the new backpack and shoes, but have you found the best way to travel to school? Tick one thing off the list by checking your travel options. Here’s everything you need to know, from planning your trip, to travelling […]
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Enhancing the travel experience of people with a disability

1.12.23

This Sunday, 3 December is International Day of Persons with Disabilities – an opportunity to promote community awareness, understanding and acceptance of people with disability. At Newcastle Transport, we envision a network that is inclusive and accessible for all. We know people depend on public transport to get to work, education and social activities and […]
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Buses replace light rail 15 & 16 November

9.11.23

From 7pm on Wednesday 15 and Thursday 16 November 2023, buses replace light rail services due to planned maintenance. Bus routes 11 and 13 will also run along Hunter and King St. Normal services will resume at 5am each morning. You can view the light rail bus replacement map here Plan ahead using the Trip […]
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Knights v Raiders – Finals week Stadium shuttles

6.09.23

NEW-CAS-TLE, NEW-CAS-TLE Cheer on the mighty Newcastle Knights as they take on Canberra Raiders in week 1 of the NRL finals on Sunday 10 September. We’re looking forward to operating the McDonald Jones Shuttle Stadium service for this match with 5 different services operating from key locations across Newcastle and Lake Macquarie. You can also […]
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Stand back, look up, stay safe this Rail Safety Week

7.08.23

Today marks the start of Rail Safety Week, with Newcastle Transport reminding Novocastrians to stand back, look up and stay safe around the Newcastle light rail. To highlight the need for pedestrians and drivers to take care around the light rail network, Newcastle Transport has released CCTV footage showing several close calls over the last […]
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Buses replace light rail 18 May

15.05.23

From 7pm to 1am Thursday 18 May, buses replace light rail due to planned maintenance. Bus routes 11 and 13 will also run along Hunter and King St. Normal services will resume at 5am Friday 19 May. You can view the light rail bus replacement map here Plan ahead using the Trip Planner at transportnsw.info/trip
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Introducing the authorised officers team

17.04.23

Newcastle Transport authorised officers are out and about on buses, ferries and light rail. The new team, based here in Newcastle, are ready to help customers. If you see them during your travels, don’t hesitate to ask them for assistance with your journey or ask any public transport questions. As well as providing travel assistance, […]
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Stadium shuttle returns for 2023 Knights Season

15.03.23

There’s nothing like seeing the mighty Newcastle Knights play on their home turf at McDonald Jones Stadium. We’re looking forward to operating the McDonald Jones Shuttle Stadium service for another season, with 5 different services operating from key locations across Newcastle and Lake Macquarie. You can also get to any of the Knights home games […]
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