More services for Newcastle Transport network


Customers in Newcastle and Lake Macquarie will benefit from more services next month when service improvements are rolled out across the Newcastle Transport network. Keolis Downer Hunter, General Manager, Emmanuel Genlot said the 160 plus additional services each week are aimed at encouraging people back to public transport. “These additional services will improve journey times, […]
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Newcastle Transport adds new express route


Bus customers in Newcastle are about to benefit from a new express route connecting Charlestown to Newcastle Interchange. Keolis Downer Hunter, General Manager, Emmanuel Genlot said the new route is part of Transport for NSW’s growth services, which Keolis Downer initiated to improve services from Lake Macquarie to Newcastle CBD. “Customers will see improved travel […]
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Buses to replace light rail services on 23 February


From 6pm Wednesday 23 February, buses replace light rail due to planned maintenance. Bus routes 11 and 13 will also run along Hunter and King St. Normal services will resume at 5am. Light rail replacement route map   Plan ahead at 
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Make sure you’re ready for school return


There’s lots to think about in the new year from new shoes, bags and what to take for lunch. Tick one thing off the list by checking your school travel options. We have pulled together everything you need to know about planning your trip to school and travelling to school safely. In addition to the […]
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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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