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Commuters warned of train delays after truck brings down wires

Sydney commuters are being warned of significant train delays after a truck hit overhead street wiring on Monday, with buses expected to replace trains on Tuesday morning.

Passengers travelling on the T4 Eastern Suburbs & Illawarra Line and South Coast Line have been warned to allow plenty of extra travel time due to the repairs.

Commuters are being warned of significant train delays after a truck hit overhead street wiring on Monday.

Commuters are being warned of significant train delays after a truck hit overhead street wiring on Monday. Credit:Ryan Stuart

A Sydney Trains spokesperson said on Monday afternoon that a truck hit overhead street wiringthat fell into the rail corridor near Penshurst station.

“This came into contact with a section of the Sydney Trains overhead wiring, causing extensive electrical damage,” the spokesperson said.

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