Sydenham railway line struck by lightning during thunderstorms causing major delays

Chaos for commuter traffic as LIGHTNING hits a major train line in Sydney – causing massive delays and services to a halt










Lightning has hit a major train line in Sydney, causing massive delays for commuters traveling home.

Sydenham railway station in the west of the city was damaged by multiple lightning strikes as severe thunderstorms hit the area, Sydney Trains confirmed Thursday evening.

“Services have been delayed by severe thunderstorms and multiple lightning strikes damaging equipment in Sydenham,” a spokesperson tweeted.

Quitting patterns can change in the short term. Listen to announcements, check information screens and use transportation apps for the latest service information.”

Sydenham railway station in the west of the town was damaged by multiple lightning strikes as severe thunderstorms hit the area – causing major delays for commuters

Sydney Trains has confirmed equipment in Sydenham was damaged by the storm on Thursday evening

Sydney Trains has confirmed equipment in Sydenham was damaged by the storm on Thursday evening

A commuter trapped at the station told Daily Mail Australia it was ‘chaos’.

‘Poor Cityrail employees don’t know what to say. Anyone who hammers on it, it’s complete chaos.’

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