Christmas With Newcastle Transport 2022

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Celebrate Christmas with Newcastle Transport

We love spreading the Christmas cheer with our customers! This year, we've enlisted the help of Santa, his elves and reindeer to celebrate Christmas with our customers.

The Christmas Bus returns in 2022, transporting our customers across the city with festive decorations, jolly tunes and plenty of Christmas cheer.

We also have a colouring competition running, open to all ages!

Newcastle's favourite light rail reindeers are back, with Rudolph and his friends travelling throughout the CBD in December.

If you're lucky, you might also spot some of Santa's helpers out and about on the network with Christmas lollies for all!

Christmas colouring competition

Colour in Billy the Bus, Lisa the Light Rail and Frank the Ferry this Christmas.

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Christmas Bus

Find out when you can take a ride on the Christmas Bus.

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Christmas on demand, light rail & ferry

See our festive bus, ferry, light rail and On Demand vehicles out and about.

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    Christmas on the ferry, light rail and On Demand

    Throughout December, we’ll be spreading the Christmas cheer for our customers!

    Our Demand vehicles feature a cheery Santa helping our customers travel around Lake Macquarie.

    You might also spot our festive ferries and Santa’s special light rail reindeer travelling in the CBD.

    Hover or tap on the cards below for a peek!

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