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SYDNEY Trains customers have experienced delays for the second time this week after track problems plunged parts of the network into chaos on Tuesday night.
Emergency repairs were required at Circular Quay at about 8pm.
Services were cancelled and trains across the city changed platforms at short notice according to frustrated commuters who took to social media to vent their frustration.
The delays came after earlier problems after urgent repairs were made to track at Lidcombe station.
Emergency trackwork at Circular Quay has interrupted services tonight.Sydney trains announced emergency trackwork would begin at 9.50pm, meaning trains on the city circle line would run in one direction only.
“Clearly have no idea #sydneytrains. you change platforms, cancel trains and terminate trains,” one frustrated commuter said.
“Oh thought it couldn’t get worse ... changed platforms again,” they said on Twitter.
Sydney Trains was telling customer to check indicator screens at stations as there could be changes at short notice.
“Please listen for announcements and check indicator screens before boarding as stopping patterns may change at short notice”
The second failure of the network in a week had commuters venting on social media..
“Yowza! What the hell happened? Trains were on time when I was going home at 5.30 ... Sydney Trains have innate ability to stuff things up magnificently,” one man wrote
This article first appeared on www.dailytelegraph.com.au
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