Free phone charging at Sydney train stations under Labor election promise

Free phone charging at Sydney train stations under Labor election promise

Free mobile phone charging terminals will be installed across more than a dozen Sydney train stations if NSW Labor wins next year’s state election.

  • byTom Rabe

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New train fleet could be on the tracks within months after NSW government and rail unions talks

New train fleet could be on the tracks within months after NSW government and rail unions talks

The NSW government will consider making modifications to its long-delayed intercity fleet after weeks of tense negotiations with rail unions.

  • byTom Rabe
‘D-Day’:Perrottet enters fray on train fleet industrial dispute

‘D-Day’:Perrottet enters fray on train fleet industrial dispute

NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet has stepped into a long-running industrial feud between the government and rail unions over a mothballed train fleet.

  • byTom Rabe andAlexandra Smith
NSW transport minister open to cheaper fares in bid to boost patronage

NSW transport minister open to cheaper fares in bid to boost patronage

David Elliott says he is open to considering cheaper public transport fares if it could help ease financial pressures on the network.

  • byTom Rabe
Sydney public transport revenue ‘stagnating’ as costs mount

Sydney public transport revenue ‘stagnating’ as costs mount

One option to increase revenue includes changes to public transport fares to “reflect the true cost of trips”.

  • byTom Rabe
NSW ministers at odds over $2.8b mothballed train fleet

NSW ministers at odds over $2.8b mothballed train fleet

Two senior NSW government ministers are at odds over how to resolve a costly stand-off with rail unions over a brand new,multibillion-dollar train fleet lying in mothballs on the Central Coast.

  • byTom Rabe andAlexandra Smith
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NSW government attacks rail unions over mothballed $2b train fleet

NSW government attacks rail unions over mothballed $2b train fleet

A new inter-city fleet that unions say is unsafe is sitting in sheds unused at a cost of $30 million a month,Treasurer Matt Kean says.

  • byTom Rabe andAlexandra Smith
‘Radically faster’:Parramatta at centre of NSW’s high-speed rail future

‘Radically faster’:Parramatta at centre of NSW’s high-speed rail future

The geographic centre of Sydney has been singled out as a location for a major hub for dedicated fast rail lines to Newcastle,Wollongong and the state’s west.

  • byMatt O'Sullivan andTom Rabe
Time for Sydney to embrace congestion charging
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Time for Sydney to embrace congestion charging

Now more than ever,the NSW government needs to dampen demand for driving in the city. And there’s a reliable way to do that.

  • byMarion Terrill
Delays to new bus shelters leave Sydney commuters waiting in the rain

Delays to new bus shelters leave Sydney commuters waiting in the rain

The slow rollout of hundreds of new bus-stop shelters,bins and seats in the central city is frustrating commuters.

  • byMatt O'Sullivan
Controversial rail corporation granted another two-year tax break

Controversial rail corporation granted another two-year tax break

The corporation,which controls billions of dollars’ worth of the state’s rail assets,is supposed to turn a profit by charging Sydney Trains and NSW Trains.

  • byMatt O'Sullivan