In a stunning turn of events in the NSW Parliament, the Government voted against a Labor motion calling for an end to the overseas manufacturing of transport infrastructure and to support Australian jobs in New South Wales.Read more
Labor is urging the NSW Government to make replacement bus services for the Inner West Light Rail free so passengers do not have to pay for the inconvenience caused by the Government’s poor transport procurement policies.
NSW Government Transport Procurement Policy in Tatters as Inner West Light Rail Line Shut Down For 18 Months
The closure of the Inner West Light Rail line for at least 18 months and the decommissioning of every single tram on the line is clear evidence that the NSW Government’s transport procurement policies have comprehensively failed passengers across the state.
NSW Government transport procurement policy in disarray after Inner West Light Rail defects revealed
The NSW Government’s policy of buying cheap transport infrastructure from overseas has been thrown into disarray after Transport for NSW admitted that every single tram on the Inner West Light Rail that has undergone recent safety inspections had serious cracking defects.Read more
The overseas built River Class ferries have been plagued by design flaws and safety issues since the NSW Government took possession of them.Read more
Rob Stokes must save the Queenscliff. Mothballing one of our iconic Manly ferries will lead to service cancellations, delays and reduced capacity right at the start of the service’s summer peakRead more
Shadow Minister for Transport Jo Haylen has called on newly appointed Transport Minister Rob Stokes to release his plan to keep Sydney’s transport network Covid safe before restrictions are eased on Monday.Read more
Labor is urging newly appointed Transport Minister Rob Stokes to reverse the Government’s decision to mothball the Queenscliff, one of Sydney’s iconic Manly Ferries.
Andrew Constance will leave a legacy of billions in blowouts, of botched project after botched project, and of sending hundreds of quality New South Wales manufacturing jobs offshore.Read more
Transport Minister Andrew Constance must open negotiations with Sydney’s rail workers and the Rail Tram and Bus Union to address their concerns about safety and conditions.Read more