Sydney trains have been crippled by delays after a maintenance vehicle derailed between Wynyard and Circular Quay.
The delays affect the T2 Inner West and Leppington, T3 Bankstown and T8 Airport and South lines – in other words, the city circle.
A limited number of replacement buses are running between Wynyard and Circular Quay. Commuters are also being told to consider taking the light rail within the CBD.
Sydney Trains has advised passengers to allow extra time when commuting through the city. Some passengers have complained of a delays of over an hour.
Crews have been working hard after a track maintenance vehicle derailed this morning at Circular Quay— Trains Info (@TrainsInfo) March 2, 2020
No workers were injured & it has now been returned to the tracks
Delays are ongoing & customers are advised to make alt. travel arrangements if possible at this time. pic.twitter.com/JCuB71Q0I9
Sydney Trains has confirmed that no workers were injured in the incident.
Commuters took to Twitter to vent about Shitney Trains:
Delays of "up to more than an hour" on #sydneytrains this morning.— Case Tonkin (@VonTonks) March 2, 2020
Drone drone drone … Merrylands #SydneyTrains are apologising over and over … why even bother anymore? Just say “As usual trains are borked; do your best and bonne chance as you battle Hunger Games-style for a shot at getting to work.” pic.twitter.com/rzcXhMv60O— Andrew Gillman ????️???? ???????????? (@aussiemoose) March 2, 2020
Yeah nah Sydney trains need to get their shit together— Dijana???? (@dijanaa888) March 2, 2020
15 mins late, derailment at Circular Quay, all the drama last week. Just how hard to you need to practice to be so terrible? @T1SydneyTrains @TrainLinkWest @TransportforNSW #sydneytrains #shittyrail pic.twitter.com/fQpkwSBeLJ— mj83ck (@mj83ck) March 2, 2020
sydney trains are the best amazing i love them haha ha h— Lisali at onsen, unfortunately (@banribanribanri) March 2, 2020