Real-time train info on the go
Download one of the handy train apps below and track your service on your mobile.
You can find out:
- where your train service is right now
- estimated arrival times
- service updates
- the closest stations
- accessibility details.
Tools to help you get there:
- Plan Your Trip - by Transport for NSW
- Opal travel - plan your trip and get an Opal fare estimate - App Store and Google Play
- Arrivo Sydney - provides real time departure and vehicle location information for trains, buses, ferries and light rail - Google Play
- TripGo - lets you compare and combine any transport mode including public transport, your own or share car, bike, walk and motorcycle, and even connects to your calendar - App Store
- abil.io - enables customers with limited mobility to access the public transport - App Store
- TripView - displays Sydney train, bus, ferry timetable data - App Store, Google Play and Windows
Top 5 reasons to catch the train
It's good for your heart - it's recommended that people walk for at least 30 minutes per day. Research shows that people who catch the train in Sydney walk an average of 38 minutes per day.
Get more you time - catching the train relieves the stress of daily traffic pain, it also reduces the stress of your commute so you arrive more relaxed.
It's good for your wallet - Catching public transport may be up to four times cheaper than travelling in your car. It can also save you the cost of buying, maintaining and running additional vehicles.
It helps fight congestion - congestion is estimated to cost NSW tax payers as much as $8.8 billion by 2020. Up to 12,000 people per day travel on public transport during peak periods, reducing congestion costs; that's equivalent to about eleven lanes of freeway traffic.
It's good for the planet - rail transport is recognised as an environmentally friendly form of transport. The Australian Rail Association has documented that only 2.6% of Australia's transport greenhouse gas emissions are attributable to rail. This 2.6% includes both passenger and freight rail so, in fact passenger rail contributes even less!