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Sydney train delays: Person hit and killed at Kingswood Station causing Western Line commuter chaos

Commuter chaos after person is hit and killed by a train in Sydney’s west

  • The person was hit by a train at Kingswood Station, Sydney’s west, at about 7am
  • A police spokesman said the incident is understood to be self-harm related
  • If you or someone you know needs help, call Beyond Blue on 1300 22 4636

Emergency services have rushed to a station in Sydney’s west following reports a person was hit and killed by a train.  

The person was struck at Kingswood Station, 52km west of Sydney’s CBD, shortly after 7am on Tuesday, 2GB reported. 

A police spokesman said the incident is understood to be self-harm. 

A person has been struck by a train in Kingswood, in Sydney’s west. The incident is understood to be self-harm (STOCK IMAGE)

Blue Mountains trains have stopped between Valley Heights and Penrith, with commuters urged to have patience as there are large gaps in bus services from Springwood to Katoomba.  

Western Line trains are not running between St Marys and Penrith due to the incident, with roughly eight buses replacing the service. 

A Sydney Trains spokesperson told Daily Mail Australia that services would take hours to return to normal due to the nature of the incident. 

If you or someone you know needs help call Beyond Blue on 1300 22 4636 or Lifeline on 13 11 14 for confidential 24-hour support. 

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