SERVICES on the Central Coast & Newcastle train line have resumed between Gosford and Hornsby after urgent repairs were completed by Sydney Trains.
The line had been closed between the two stations and a limited amount of buses were replacing trains.
The closure caused extensive delays and commuters were lined up for more than a kilometre at Hornsby station awaiting replacement buses.
SEVERE weather has caused power supply issues on the Central Coast & Newcastle train line, forcing a closure between Hornsby and Gosford.
A limited number of buses are replacing train services in both directions between the two stations.
Major delays are expected and passengers are advised to delay their trip or allow extra travel time.
Hundreds of people were waiting at Hornsby and Gosford stations for buses about 5pm.
NSW Trains said in a response to a commuter complaint about the wait for buses that NSW Police had been called “to assist us with the crowding issue at Hornsby”.
The Transport Management Centre issued the advice shortly before 4pm on Friday.
“No trains are running between Hornsby and Gosford on the Central Coast & Newcastle Line due to urgent power supply repairs caused by severe weather,” it said.
“Passengers are advised to delay their trip or allow plenty of extra travel time, listen to announcements and check indicator boards.”
For the updated public transport information, please visit www.transportnsw.info.