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Alterative Transport Options for the Sydney Train Strike

If you’re anything like us, you’re a bit confused about your commute on 29 January. With the 24-hour planned train strike looking likely to go ahead this Monday, Nabo members across Sydney are wondering how they’ll plan around the strike. Not to worry, though! We’ve put together a list of our best suggestions for avoiding the chaos.

Work from Home

See if your boss will allow you to work from home to avoid all the travel disruptions. It’s the perfect opportunity to get some admin tasks done that you have been putting off for weeks.

Avoid traveling during peak time

Try to avoid the 9 to 5 rush and travel during off-peak hours. As other routes will be busier than normal, you may be able to avoid the crowds.  

Pick up an Uber

Why not grab an Uber? With multiple stops possible, plus the ability to split the fare, it is easy to share your ride with colleagues, friends or neighbours. Post on Nabo to see if any of your neighbours are interested in sharing a ride.

Take the day off

If you have the leave, take the day off completely. With Australia Day falling on Friday, you could treat yourself to an extra long weekend. I’m sure we all wish we could take this option!

Walk, Cycle or Drive to work

If you are working close by, then walking or cycling to work could be the best transport method. If you’re a little too far from work to get there on your own steam, you could drive and park within walking distance – just make sure you find an all day parking spot!

Catch a bus

Bus line nearby? This might be your best bet. However, this will likely be the most popular choice for transport this Monday. Plan your journey in advance and avoid travelling at peak times.

So, whatever method you decide to take on Monday, we hope your plans are not disrupted!

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