In a great new innovation passengers can now see seat availability before boarding any Waratah train by simply checking the indicator screens on the platform.

The indicator screens now show which carriages have seats available, have standing room only or are completely full.

This gives then you more information so you can decide which carriage to take or whether to simply wait for another train.

The carriage capacity indicator is currently available for Waratah trains.

Weight sensors are used to calculate the number of passengers on board and updates the status each time the train doors close.

Waratah trains run on the following lines:

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T1 North Shore & Western Line
T2 Inner West & Leppington Line
T3 Bankstown Line
T5 Cumberland Line
T7 Olympic Park Line (weekends only)
T8 Airport & South Line
T9 Northern Line

You can also see the carriage capacity indicator for trains and buses on the Transport for NSW’s Trip Planner and Facebook Messenger transport bot.