Sydney’s train network is again in chaos with Sydney Trains going as far as to advise commuters to make alternative travel arrangements or avoid non-essential travel.
Train services are now resuming after planned trackwork ran overtime last night.
But while services are now moving again, trains on most lines, including the Western Line and Blue Mountains Line, are experiencing major delays.
Buses will supplement some trains between Central and Strathfield in both directions.
Please avoid any non-essential travel or make alternative travel arrangements if possible, due to extended overnight trackwork at Central.
Stopping patterns may change at short notice; please listen to announcements & see station staff. Real time apps may not display correct info pic.twitter.com/Edf0qQ2Z8j
— T1 Sydney Trains (@T1SydneyTrains) July 29, 2018
Services leaving Penrith this morning departed up to an hour and a half behind schedule.
While the delays have happened on a Sunday, they’ve still caused delays for thousands of commuters.
It is the latest in a string of problems on the rail network, many of which were sparked by the introduction of a controversial new timetable in November last year.
Sydney Train Chaos: Video filmed by 7 News shows confused passengers approaching @TransportforNSW staff at Strathfield. Rail staff telling passengers that train services have been cancelled between Central & Ashfield. #sydneytrains #7News pic.twitter.com/6dDcePcoml
— 7 News Sydney (@7NewsSydney) July 29, 2018