High Winds Causing Major Delays On Sydney Train Lines
Sydney's transport has been plunged into chaos due to increasingly high winds, with dozens of flights grounded and a number of train lines experiencing disruption.
An object caught in overhead wiring at Strathfield coupled with earlier infrastructure repairs near Milsons Point have caused delays on the T1 North Shore, Northern & Western Line, with Transport NSW advising travellers to allow plenty of extra time.
That same wiring issue at Strathfield is also having knock-on effects on the T2 Inner West & South Line, which was already affected by a grass fire at Bardwell Park earlier in the day.
The winds have also blown a tree onto the tracks at Canterbury, meaning the trains running on T3 Bankstown Line have been delayed until the obstruction is cleared.
And it's not much better if you're planning on taking the ferry, unfortunately; the Parramatta River ferries won't be dropping passengers off at Cockatoo Island Wharf this afternoon, although they will be picking up.
Transport NSW are advising commuters to take extreme care when travelling and to allow plenty of extra travel time as the winds continue into the evening.