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Coronavirus Advice

Last updated 23 April

The safety of our passengers and staff is our key priority. We are closely monitoring what is happening with coronavirus (COVID-19) and are in close contact with the relevant health authorities and will continue to follow their advice in terms of precautions and mitigation measures.

Effective from 23:59pm Friday, 23 April 2021 until 23:59pm Monday, 26 April 2021, the Perth Metropolitan area and the Peel region will enter a 3–day lockdown. Masks are mandatory from 6pm, tonight 23 April, 2021 for Perth and Peel residents

To help prevent the spread of coronavirus, the following restrictions will apply when travelling on Transwa services for the lockdown period: 

  • Masks are to be worn at all times or you will be refused travel.
  • People can enter Perth or the Peel region only to access or deliver essential health and emergency services and other essential requirements.
  • Non-residents currently in Perth and the Peel region are required to remain until the end of the restriction period, however if you must leave for serious reasons you are to return home immediately, stay home and get tested if symptoms develop.
  • Travel remains prohibited within remote Aboriginal communities.
  • If you suspect you may have coronavirus symptoms or may have had close contact with a person who has coronavirus, you should contact the Coronavirus Health Information Line on 1800 020 080.

Western Australians should continue to practise physical distancing where possible, maintain good personal hygiene at all times and get tested when unwell.

For more information visit COVID-19 Coronavirus: Latest updates.

 

What can you do

To help prevent the spread of coronavirus we are asking passengers to follow medical advice and:

  • Practice social distancing - maintain space where possible
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, before and after using public transport, after going to the bathroom, before eating, and after blowing your nose, coughing or sneezing. Or clean with and alcohol-based hand sanitiser.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Cover any coughs or sneezes with a tissue or your inner elbow, and throw your tissue in the bin afterwards.
  • Stay home if you are sick.

 

What we are doing

Cash Handling

We are reducing the need for our coach drivers to handle cash on Transwa services. Coaches are fitted with a cash box near the driver, into which passengers still using cash should drop their money before the driver issues a ticket. Where a cash box has been fitted, no change will be given.

Temporary closure of front seat on-board coaches

The front seats of our coaches will be temporarily closed off, providing more space between drivers and passengers. We ask all passengers to keep any interaction with the driver to a minimum.

If you suspect you may have coronavirus symptoms or may have had close contact with a person who has coronavirus, you should contact the Coronavirus Health Information Line on 1800 020 080. For all other coronavirus enquires please call 13COVID.

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