It’s been one year since the NorthConnex tunnel opened on the major route in and out of the north of Sydney. Transurban Linkt are the proud parents of the tunnel, born from a deal made with the NSW government that leaves us in debt till 2048.
We have a win, there is now some relief for owner-drivers relating to toll roads.
Road Freight NSW (RFNSW) has called on the State Government to consider using part of the proceeds from the sale of its 49 per cent stake in the WestConnex motorway for incentives to assist truck operators struggling to pay increasing tolls and administration costs.
The NorthConnex tunnel is claimed to be a ‘game changer’ by a vast number of politicians wheeled out to sing the tunnel’s praises. Read more
Sydney transport operator Rob Woolley just wants a fair go. Read more
Truckies’ days of using Pennant Hills Road instead of a $23.97 tollway in Sydney are numbered. Read more
Transport workers are looking for leverage over the supply chain because we need to stop the relentless pressure from clients who want to degrade our industry standards.
Here is the first look at why truckies will be slugged $23.71 each time they use the NorthConnex tunnel in Sydney when it opens shortly. Read more
Truckies should know early next month if they have to pay the $23.71 to use the controversial new NorthConnex tunnel in Sydney. Read more
It’s good to be back. Big Rigs is the magazine for transport workers and a strong forum for discussion of the issues that you face on the road every day. The TWU is a proud contributor. The pandemic has created a situation we have not seen before. For some in our industry, work is busier than it has ever been, for others they are finding new jobs. The industry needs no extra pain yet we still see corporate greed overtaking corporate responsibility alongside indifference from the Federal and State Governments.