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Train derails in Sydney leaving passengers injured

Up to 10 people have reportedly been injured after a train derailed in Sydney’s north on Monday morning.

The suburban train came off the tracks and hit a safety barrier at Richmond station, in the city’s north-west, about 10am.

Two rescue helicopters are en-route to the scene, which is being described by NSW emergency services as a ‘major incident’.

Witnesses claim the train failed to stop as it pulled into the station, hitting a barrier at the end of the platform before falling off the tracks.

Several people have reportedly been injured after a train derailed at Richmond (pictured) in Sydney’s north-west on Monday morning. Emergency services are calling it a ‘major incident’

Pictures from the scene show considerable damage caused to both the inside and outside of the train, as well as to the platform.

The station is the final stop on the Richmond line and all trains on the line to Central Station have been cancelled. 

More to come 



Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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