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Australia Huge delays on Sydney trains as a man is killed in a station west of the city

06:25  09 october  2019
06:25  09 october  2019 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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Sydney trains released a statement asking people to consider their travel options. 'Please continue to allow additional travel time due to a Fatality at Erskineville,' T4 Sydney Trains said in a tweet. 'Longer then usual waiting times are currently being experienced between Sydenham and Sutherland.'

Sydney 's roads were heavily congested in the western suburbs on Saturday evening amid IT issues being blamed for the city 's public transport woes The city 's train system was in chaos for most of the day, with passengers stuck on trains between stations , major delays right across the network

A person has died after an incident at a train station in Sydney's inner west.

Commuters have been told to prepare for significant delays on train lines across Sydney after a person died at Erskineville train station.

Dozens of police and emergency services were spotted on the platform next to a parked train.

Passengers were forced to cram onto one platform on the opposite end of the station.

a train on a steel track: Commuters have been told to prepare for significant delays on train lines across Sydney after a person died at Erskineville train station© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Commuters have been told to prepare for significant delays on train lines across Sydney after a person died at Erskineville train station

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Commuter chaos as Sydney trains shut down during peak hour after a man is struck and killed by a train . Two out of four west -bound lines have been shut down following the death, plunging Friday afternoon peak-hour traffic into chaos as hundreds of commuters crowd stations across the city .

Town Hall is the last city station in the city circle before this train heads out west . Unless you are staying at a hotel that is not walking distance to one of the train stations above I would prefer to take the train . The only time I would not recommend this is when you are travelling with small children or

'Please continue to allow additional travel time due to a Fatality at Erskineville,' T4 Sydney Trains said in a tweet.

'Longer then usual waiting times are currently being experienced between Sydenham and Sutherland.'

Shuttle buses are now running to ease delays.

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a group of people sitting at a train station: Passengers were forced to cram onto one platform on the opposite end of the station© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Passengers were forced to cram onto one platform on the opposite end of the station

Town Hall station evacuated due to smoke in engine room .
About 500 commuters have been evacuated from Sydney's Town Hall station after smoke billowing from an engine room triggered an alarm. A spokeswoman for Fire and Rescue NSW said the first call came through at 9.33am on Monday, and the CBD station was evacuated five minutes later.#Sydney Town Hall station evacuated pic.twitter.com/OzjnY8vV0b— OU812 (@werriskneebone) October 13, 2019 Investigators at the scene confirmed smoke was billowing from an engine plant room due to an overheated bearing, the spokeswoman said.No further resources have been sent to the scene, but the station remained evacuated at 9.50am.

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