Do the right thing and tap on every time

7.07.20

It’s now easier than ever to pay for public transport because contactless payments are available on all public transport in NSW.  You can use a contactless credit or debit card or linked device for Adult Opal fares and get the same travel benefits as Opal.
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Update: Follow physical distancing guidance – ‘No dot, no spot”

20.05.20

Tuesday 23 June 2020 update: Public transport is a key part of NSW’s plan for a COVID Safe economy, helping people safely move around, return to jobs, and providing certainty for businesses so they can plan ahead for their workforces. From Wednesday 1 July, the COVIDSafe Transport Plan will help support the next stage in […]
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Helping you maintain physical distancing on public transport

18.05.20

To help you plan ahead and allow for physical distancing on public transport Transport for NSW has updated the service capacity  information available. Real time capacity To see if you can maintain physical on board Newcastle Transport buses, you can check: in the Trip Planner results (on this site and the Opal Travel app) in […]
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Opal system upgrade

27.04.20

From 4am to 10am Saturday 2 May, 2020. On Saturday 2 May, 2020, Opal readers on Newcastle light rail services will not be operating. Customers will be unable to tap on/off.  Customers will also be unable to top up via transportnsw.info, on the Opal travel app or at Opal ticket machines. Customers can top up […]
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UPDATE: Information and advice on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19)

30.03.20

The health and wellbeing of our staff, customers and the community is our top priority. As the operator of Newcastle Transport, Keolis Downer are closely monitoring the current outbreak of the COVID-19 and putting precautionary actions in place, as required. It is not business as usual at the moment, but we know our network remains […]
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Information and advice on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19)

17.03.20

The health and wellbeing of our staff, customers and the community is our top priority. As the operator of Newcastle Transport, Keolis Downer are closely monitoring the current outbreak of the COVID-19 and putting precautionary actions in place, as required. Precautionary actions already in place include: Additional and strict cleaning procedures across all our assets, […]
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Information and advice on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19)

12.03.20

Newcastle Transport has been working closely with Transport for NSW in relation to developing a plan for coronavirus (COVID-19). Our priority is the safety of our customers and staff and the continuity of services. At this stage we have been advised by NSW Health that you should take the following means to protect yourself from […]
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Bus Safety Week 2020

25.02.20

Newcastle Transport is taking part in Bus Safety Week for another year, helping customers and the community stay safe on and around buses. We believe everyone has a part to play in keeping safe around buses, whether you are a pedestrian, driver, cyclist or customer. Most of the time it is as simple as being […]
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Newcastle light rail a proven success one year on

19.02.20

It has been 365 days since Newcastle light rail launched, creating a truly multi modal network for the city. Light rail has become a popular public transport option for Novocastrians, with over 1.2 million passenger trips recorded since the first day of service last year. Transport for NSW’s Acting Regional Director, North, Anna Zycki, said […]
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