- Death reported at Macdonaldtown station
Sydney commuters faced widespread delays and cancellations after a death at an Inner West station plunged the network into chaos.
One person died at Macdonaldtown station on the suburban main line shortly before 3pm on Wednesday, according to Transport for NSW.
Passengers are advised to allow sufficient additional travel time or make their own arrangements where possible.
Trains are affected on the Western Line, Northern Line, Inner West and Leppington Line, Blue Mountains Line and Central Coast and Newcastle Line.
Commuters faced long delays after several trains were canceled following a death at Macdonaldtown station on Wednesday afternoon (pictured).
Trains are affected on the Western line, Northern line, Inner West and Leppington line, Blue Mountains line and Central Coast and Newcastle line.
A NSW Transport spokesperson said trains were stopping again at Macdonaldtown station, but passengers were advised to “allow plenty of extra travel time on Sydney Trains services”.
“City-bound trains have also stopped again at Summer Hill, Lewisham, Petersham, Stanmore and Newtown,” the spokesperson added.
‘However, delays continue on most train lines except the T4 Eastern Suburbs & Illawarra line and the T7 Olympic Park line.
‘Passengers should listen to announcements and check information displays as train stopping patterns may change.
“Buses can also complement some train services.”
More to come.