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AustraliaSydney Stabbing attack: Major travel delays for commuters

13:08  13 august  2019
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Travel . Entertainment. Technology. One dead, two injured in Sydney CBD stabbing rampage. A woman has been rushed to hospital following reports a man went on a stabbing rampage in the Sydney CBD.

Commuters are facing major delays this morning after a train broke down at Edgecliff in the middle of peak hour. There were delays of up to half an hour on the Eastern Suburbs and Illawarra line about 8.30am today. The CityRail website said the broken down train needed repairs. Do you know more?

Sydney commuters are being warned to expect major peak-hour delays this evening after a fatal stabbing incident in the CBD.

The CBD is in lockdown after a man with a large knife allegedly stabbed a woman and attempted to stab multiple others near a busy pub.

Police have confirmed reports a woman has been found dead inside a building in Clarence Street and are investigating if the incidents are linked.

Sydney Stabbing attack: Major travel delays for commuters © Nine Map showing the location of the stabbing and yet unconfirmed body found in Sydney CBD

Motorists are advised to avoid King Street in the CBD due to the police operation.

Sydney Metro train services cancelled for two hours

Sydney Metro train services cancelled for two hours It's the second time in as many weeks that Metro services have been disrupted by a technical glitch. Last Tuesday, Sydney Metro services were disrupted due to trains requiring mechanical repairs. Frustrated commuters responded to the Sydney Metro Twitter account with a flood of complaints about the frequency of glitches and service disruption on the new line, following its May opening. This is ridiculous.

FURIOUS Sydney commuters say they experienced huge delays up until the early hours of this morning — which were caused by a single incident almost 12 ANGRY commuters want answers after major delays across Sydney continued more than 12 hours after a single incident yesterday.

Commuters experiencing significant delays on Sydney trains due to technical glitch. Commuters have been told to “ delay non-essential travel or utilise local buses where possible”. “Train commuters have reported today not only that trains aren’t running to time but there is a serious lack

All lanes of King Street are closed from Clarence Street to York Street.

Traffic in the area is heavy, and motorists are advised to use an alternative route. Buses are also diverting away from King Street and are using Clarence Street, Market Street, Kent Street and Erskine Street then returning to Clarence Street.

Sydney Stabbing attack: Major travel delays for commuters © AAP Emergency services are at the scene in Sydney CBD. Commuters should expect delays tonight.

Emergency services are on site, and traffic crews are responding.

Road closures and public transport delays

·        Clarence Street is closed between Market Street and King Street. King Street remains closed between Clarence Street and York Street

·        Buses are replacing train services between Castle Hill and Tallawong on the Sydney Metro line in the city's north west due to mechanical repairs. There are also reduced services between Chatswood and Castle Hill. Passengers are being advised to plan extra travel time.

·        Live Traffic NSW is warning traffic is very heavy and motorists already in the city should use an alternative route and follow the directions of police

·        Buses in the Sydney CBD are being diverted

·        The Clarence Street entrance to Wynyard Station is closed travellers should use the York Street, Carrington Street or Wynyard Walk entrances instead.

Man accused of Sydney stabbing rampage released from hospital.
A man accused of murdering an escort in a Sydney unit before allegedly going on a stabbing rampage in the CBD has been released from hospital. Mert Ney was arrested on Tuesday afternoon, when he allegedly stabbed 21-year-old Michaela Dunn to death and another 41-year-old woman. © 9News Ney remains under police guard in hospital after having surgery for cuts to his legs. After police detained him, he was hospitalised and underwent a mental health assessment. The 20-year-old has now been taken to Surry Hills Police station where he is expected to be charged later today.

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