UNION CALLS FOR END TO DRIVERLESS BUS TRIAL

The unveiling of the new Driverless Shuttle Bus at the Newcastle Bus Terminal with Mayor Nuatali Nelmes. Picture by Peter Lorimer.

Newcastle Council and the Rail, Tram and Bus Union are at odds over the future of the city’s autonomous shuttle trial.

The union claims it’s an extravagant waste of money in the current climate, but the council is determined to push ahead.

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