Light rail maintenance 17 & 18 November


Daily from 7pm to 1am, buses replace light rail services due to planned maintenance. Bus routes 11 and 13 will also run along Hunter Street and King Street. Normal services will resume at 5am Friday 19 November. Light rail shuttle map Plan ahead at 
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Newcastle: Take light rail safety seriously


Newcastle: Take light rail safety seriously Newcastle Transport is appealing to Novocastrians to take safety seriously by following the road rules and being alert around the light rail network. Rail Safety Week kicks off today with Newcastle Transport releasing CCTV vision to raise awareness around light rail safety. The footage shows a number of close […]
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Face masks are now mandatory across NSW on public transport


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. Newcastle Transport would like to thank our customers and staff for their support and hard work during this time. Across NSW Mandatory face masks across NSW […]
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Thinking about a career change? Get behind the wheel at Newcastle Transport


Keolis Downer, the operator of Newcastle Transport is looking for people with a genuine interest and ‘drive’ to provide fantastic customer service to their customers. Keolis Downer Hunter General Manager, Mark Dunlop, said being a professional Bus Operator involves a lot more than driving. “Not only are they responsible for getting our customers to their […]
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Bus Safety Week 2021 – Be Bus Aware


Everyone has a part to play in staying safe around buses. Whether you're walking, driving or riding, it's always important to Be Bus Aware. Read our safety tips to learn how you can stay safer when you are next travelling on a bus, or sharing the road with our services.
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Newcastle: Be aware of the Rhino


Did you know a Newcastle tram is as hard to stop as a herd of thirty rhinos? Newcastle Transport operator Keolis Downer Hunter want drivers and pedestrians to be aware of trams operating in the Newcastle CBD.
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Be COVID Safe this summer


Being COVID Safe while using public transport this summer is as easy as 1, 2, 3. Plan ahead by checking the capacity of your service before you board, avoid peak travel times, wearing a mask while on board and sitting or standing on a green dot.
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Christmas with Newcastle Transport


The Christmas bus is back for another year. Newcastle Transport On Demand is sporting bright red Rudolph noses. Our trams have been transformed into Santa's reindeer. There's lots of Christmas cheer to be found across the Newcastle Transport network!
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Customers can now plan their trip


From Sunday 13 December, there will be improvements to Newcastle Transport bus services across Newcastle and Lake Macquarie. Customers can now view new timetables and maps on the Newcastle Transport website.
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