Transport for NSW News: Coronavirus advice
Our priority is the safety of our customers and staff, and enabling the continuity of essential services.
What Transport for NSW is doing
- Public transport is an essential service. We are working with our operators to ensure our services keep running for all of our customers.
- Continuing to work with the freight industry to ensure movement of essential goods across roads, ports and rail.
- Increased cleaning on trains, buses, ferries, light rail and the metro with a daily focus on hard surfaces in high-traffic areas, including hand rails and Opal card and ticketing systems.
- Implemented measures to ensure the safety of our customers and staff travelling on our network across long distances with NSW TrainLink regional rail and coach customers now booked in a way to maximise social-distancing where possible.
- Automated pedestrian crossings at traffic signals within the Sydney CBD are active 24 hours a day to help limit the spread of COVID-19.
- Tram doors are now opening automatically at platforms to minimise your contact with trams on all light rail services.
What you can do
- Avoid non-essential travel and consider travelling outside of peak hour where possible.
- Avoid close contact with transport staff and other passengers.
- Practice good hygiene by washing your hands regularly and covering any sneezes or coughs with your inner elbow or with a tissue.
- Use Opal and contactless payments where possible.
- Stay home if you are sick.
Read more about what Transport for NSW is doing and what you can do to limit the spread of COVID-19.
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