Delays For Anyone Using The Western Train Line This Morning
Sorry to be the bearers of bad news, but any commuters relying on Sydney's Western Line trains could be in for a delay this morning.
The disruption started at about 4am Tuesday, when a freight train partially derailed at Doonside.
#NorthShoreLine 04:24 Central to Hornsby service is delayed by up to 20 mins due to the partial derailment of a freight train at Doonside.— T1 Sydney Trains (@T1SydneyTrains) May 15, 2017
As a result, services were already being delayed by up to 20 minutes while workers moved to clear the debris, while others have been cancelled entirely.
#WesternLine 07:19 Penrith to Central service is cancelled due to the partial derailment of a freight train at Doonside.— T1 Sydney Trains (@T1SydneyTrains) May 15, 2017
Train users are being urged to allow plenty of extra travel time, and to follow the T1 Sydney Trains Twitter account for continuing updates.