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Commuter chaos as train derails south of Sydney

Commuter chaos as train derails south of Sydney forcing workers to take replacement buses into the city

  • Train partially came off the tracks closing the T8 line from Glenfield to Macarthur
  • Also chaos on the M1 this morning after a two-truck crash at Wahroonga
  • The crash occurred between Edgeworth David Avenue and Pacific Highway 

Commuters are facing delays into Sydney this morning after a train derailed near Minto, south west of Sydney. 

The freight train partially came off the tracks closing the T8 line from Glenfield to Macarthur in that direction.

People using roads to and from the Sydney central business district and the airport were urged to allow extra time to reach their destination. 

Commuters are facing delays into Sydney this morning after a train derailed near Minto, south west of Sydney (pictured)

Replacement buses are being sent to help commuters.

There was also chaos on the M1 this morning after a two-truck crash at Wahroonga which caused massive delays.  

The crash occurred between Edgeworth David Avenue and Pacific Highway, causing traffic jams up to 10 kilometres long. 

All lanes were re-opened to traffic by the early morning rush however large delays were still prevalent.

The freight train partially came off the tracks closing the T8 line from Glenfield to Macarthur in that direction

The freight train partially came off the tracks closing the T8 line from Glenfield to Macarthur in that direction

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