Christmas with Newcastle Transport
The Christmas Bus The famous Christmas bus returning to the network for another year. The Christmas bus will be out and about from Sunday 1 December 2019. As always, the Christmas bus will be spreading Christmas cheer all over Newcastle as it operates a number of regular and school routes. Jump on board and get […]
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Newcastle 500
22-24 November 2019 Supercars Coates Hire Newcastle 500 returns to the Newcastle foreshore for its third year of action packed racing. A number of additional bus, ferry and light rail services will run to get you to and from Newcastle over the three-day event. Extra trains will also be running. Light rail and some bus […]
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Fairies on the Ferry
As part of the October school holidays, Newcastle Transport will be hosting a Fairies on the Ferry event at Stockton Wharf on Tuesday 8, Wednesday 9 and Thursday 10 of October. Jump on a ferry, say hello and get your face painted by our fairy friends. Make it a real adventure and visit the Stockton […]
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Newcastle Transport Travel Experience Day
Newcastle Transport Travel Experience Day is designed to help customers become more familiar with public transport.  You can practise getting on and off an accessible tram, bus and ferry and have a chat to our customer service officers who will be there to assist you. The event helps people of all abilities to feel more […]
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Contactless payment is here
From Monday 2 September, Newcastle Transport will have contactless payment technology fitted to our bus and ferry services, in addition to the existing contactless payment technology available on light rail services. This means you can now tap on and off using your credit card or linked device on Opal readers on all Newcastle Transport bus, […]
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Newcastle Transport On Demand continues to grow
Newcastle Transport’s On Demand patronage has increased by 73% since the service area expanded on 30 June, with over 4,800 customer trips recorded in July. Keolis Downer Hunter Director of Corporate Affairs, Andrew Fletcher said the latest data shows Lake Macquarie residents are continuing to embrace the On Demand service with many customers using the […]
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Safety focus: look, listen and be alert around trams
Today marks the start of Rail Safety Week 2019, an initiative to raise community awareness around rail safety. With light rail in Newcastle up and running for almost six months now, Rail Safety Week offers a timely reminder for everyone to be safe around trams. Newcastle Transport tram drivers are trained to look out for […]
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