150 Train Services CANCELLED Across Sydney This Morning
Sydney is set to experience a nightmare travelling to work this morning after reports that around 150 train services have been cancelled across the Sydney rail network this morning.
A number of services are also reportedly delayed.
150 train services across the Sydney rail network have been cancelled this morning. Some services are delayed. https://t.co/slLnpWBH1Y— 7 News Sydney (@7NewsSydney) October 7, 2018
The news was announced on Twitter this morning, with Sydney Trains writing that the wet weather and a large number of employees calling in sick being the cause.
“Service changes this morning may affect you, due to wet weather & a larger than expected number of staff off sick. Re-plan your trip transportnsw.info & use real-time apps to avoid unnecessary delays…More info to follow.”
⚠ Service changes this morning may affect you, due to wet weather & a larger than expected number of staff off sick.— T3 Sydney Trains (@T3SydneyTrains) October 7, 2018
Re-plan your your trip https://t.co/ZDoYoM7xl4 & use real-time apps 📱 to avoid unnecessary delays.
The Twitter team can also assist you. More info to follow pic.twitter.com/gAr6xW7tiQ
An update has since said that buses are replacing some services to assist those attempting to travel around the city.
“We are working hard to maintain a regular service, so changes are to be expected…Buses are being provided to supplement services & we will update this feed during the morning.”
⛈ We are working hard to maintain a regular service, so changes are to be expected. Re-plan your trip here https://t.co/0MqeMsv7Pl & check real-time apps before you travel.— T3 Sydney Trains (@T3SydneyTrains) October 7, 2018
Buses are being provided to supplement services & we will update this feed during the morning.
A number of frustrated public transport users have also taken to twitter to share photos and messages about the delays.
Just another day using Sydney Trains 🤷🏻♂️ and all we get is ‘operational issue’ https://t.co/pYA4lp1bkk— Jackson Bova (@JacksonBova) October 7, 2018
If you’re using public transport this morning the advice is that you should allow plenty of extra travel time.
More as we get it.