Labor has urged the NSW Government to open good faith negotiations with workers across Sydney’s rail network to avoid further disruption of the transport network and of vital train services.Read more
Labor is urging the NSW Government to roll out workplace rapid antigen testing at every bus depot across Greater Sydney as soon as possible to protect bus drivers, passengers and to keep COVID-19 from spreading through the public transport system.Read more
The NSW Government’s shipwreck of ferry procurement continues with reports leaks have been discovered on the new Emerald Class vessels, which have been delivered late and are still undergoing sea trials.Read more
Regional rail services at risk, essential workers in isolation and stranded due to Constance and Toole failures
A number of NSW TrainLink Services have been cancelled, leaving essential workers stranded after a fortnight of chaos at the Central Station Staff Testing Hub. Around 260 NSW TrainLink staff were advised that a COVID-19 tester at Central Station had tested positive for COVID-19.Read more
The NSW Government and the Transport Minister Andrew Constance have failed to protect transport workers and consequently our public transport services by not fighting for COVID-19 support including prioritising vaccines for workers.Read more
Labor urges Government to back our frontline transport workers with pandemic leave, vaccination clinics and rapid testing
Shadow Minister for Transport, Jo Haylen has urged the NSW Government and Transport Minster Andrew Constance to extend paid vaccination leave for all transport workers across NSW and provide rapid testing and pop up vaccination hubs at all bus depots across Sydney after reports that two staff at Transport for NSW’s Leichhardt and Tempe depots returned positive tests.
The NSW Government’s River Class ferries will only operate during the daytime until the Government figures out a solution to the massive defects in each of the ten foreign-built River Class ferries.Read more
With 140,000+ workers heading back to work at construction sites across greater Sydney in coming days, Andrew Constance must guarantee he has a plan to keep transport workers and commuters safe across our public transport network.Read more
The NSW Government’s River Class ferries will be further delayed, after safety standards mandated that the windows in the vessels wheelhouses be replaced because they make the vessels unsafe to operate at night.
NSW Labor is again urging the Government to put the brakes on cost of living pressures as toll prices are increased for the third time in 2021.Read more