Stay safe by staying alert around Newcastle light rail


Today marks the start of Rail Safety Week, with Newcastle Transport reminding Novocastrians, whether they are walking, driving or riding, to follow the road rules and stay alert and aware around the light rail network. To kick start the week, Newcastle Transport has released CCTV vision showing a number of close calls by road users […]
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Bus disruptions Monday 20 June


On Monday 20 June, Newcastle Transport bus services will not operate due to planned industrial action. Dedicated school services will not operate. Bus services will resume from 5am on Tuesday 21 June. Light rail and ferry services will continue to operate as normal. Please check  travel alerts for the latest information or follow us on […]
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Bus disruptions Friday 3 June


On Friday 3 June, Newcastle Transport bus services will not operate between approximately 9am and 3pm due to planned industrial action. There will be no impact to dedicated school services. Limited On Demand services will be operating. Please allow additional travel time. We encourage customers to consider alternative travel options outside of peak periods on […]
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Light Rail Maintenance


From 7.30pm to 1am Thursday 19 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 20 May. You can view the Light rail bus replacement map here Plan ahead at
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Masks remain mandatory, goodbye to green dots


The health and wellbeing of our staff, customers and the community is our top priority. Please follow NSW Health advice and Transport for NSW restrictions when using our services. Across NSW, face masks remain mandatory on public transport including taxis, ride share and hire cars. For the safety of customers and staff, we also ask […]
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Bus flashing lights


You must slow down to 40km/h when bus lights flash.   Drivers should look out for children who are crossing the road or waiting to cross. Lights flash on buses to warn motorists that buses are picking up and dropping off children. By law, a driver must not overtake or pass a bus with flashing […]
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Get out and about these school holidays


If you are looking for things to do these school holidays, we’ve got you covered!  Take advantage of the free travel from Thursday 14 April to Monday 25 April and use public transport to get to your destination.   Hop on the train, bus, ferry or light rail, and travel for free around Newcastle and Lake […]
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Free travel from 14 – 25 April


Hop on board Newcastle Transport bus, ferry or light rail between 14 – 25 April and enjoy 12 days of free travel! With so much to explore throughout Newcastle and Lake Macquarie during the school holidays, there’s never been a better time to get out and about on public transport. Free travel applies to the […]
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Get back on board boosted Newcastle Transport


A game-changing express bus service is one of more than 160 new services added to the Newcastle Transport network this week. Minister for Transport and Veterans David Elliott said there are now more options across the entire network, including bus, ferry, light rail and On Demand. “With more services, improved journey times and increased operating […]
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Newcastle Gearing Up for First Electric Buses


Newcastle public transport is a step closer to making a major energy transition, with preparations underway for the arrival of three Zero Emission Buses to join the Newcastle Transport fleet in the coming months. Minister for Transport and Veterans David Elliott said the delivery would mark a major milestone for Newcastle, as it will be […]
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