“We’ve been working obviously very closely with the government and now is the time we start easing restrictions and providing additional services,” a spokesman said.
Next Monday the transport agency will return to a dynamic Monday to Friday timetable which will see services increase by 18,000.
The capacity of each train, bus and ferry will also be increased by about 50 per cent in a sweeping change which will see a Waratah train increase its capacity from 30 to 86 people.
Currently 911 people admitted to hospital with COVID-19 in New South Wales
Manly ferries will see capacity increase from 245 to 543.
Transport for NSW will also work directly with the Department of Education to ensure school services are up and running for students.
Under NSW’s roadmap to recovery, Kindergarten, Year 1 and Year 12 students will still return to face-to-face learning on October 18 while all other grades will return one week later on October 25.
The October 25 date which will see the return of all students to face-to-face learning earlier than planned was announced on Thursday by Premier Dominic Perrottet.
New South Wales records 587 new local COVID-19 cases
Minister for Education and Early Childhood Learning Sarah Mitchell said principals had received detailed guidance and checklists of everything required to ensure COVID-safe settings at school.
The Transport for NSW spokesman said services would restart in time for Kindergarten, Year 1 and Year 12 students and ramp up again for the return of all kids on October 25.
The transport agency has reported very high levels of double vaccination among staff but will still require children over the age of 13 to wear masks.

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