Rail Safety Week 2020
Newcastle Transport is spreading awareness about the importance of safety around the light rail this Rail Safety Week (10 – 16 August 2020). We want all road users to remember that rail safety is everyone's responsibility.
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Do the right thing and tap on every time
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”
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
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
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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