6.40pm –Wednesday, November 29Buses are now replacing trains in both directions between Morisset and Fassifern on the Central Coast and Newcastle Line, as a freight train with mechanical problems is blocking the line at Dora Creek.
Passengers are advised to allow extra travel time.
Passengers should also listen to announcements and check indicator boards.
5:50pm –Wednesday, November 29All trains betweenMorisset and Fassifern are a stand-still on the Central Coast and Newcastle linethis evening.
Reports say a freight train with mechanical problems has blocked the line at Dora Creek.
Transport Management Centre has advised that replacement buses are being organised to ferry commuters, but are not yet running.
Passengers are advised to delay their trip or allow plenty of extra travel time, andlisten to announcements and check indicator boards.
More Newcastle traffic newsChanged traffic conditions are in effect until 7pm on Thursday, November 30,while circuit and event infrastructure is removed.
Watt Street bus terminal remains closed until 7pm on Thursday. Buses will return to normal routes and stop at Watt Street bus terminal after 7pm on Thursday.
One-way traffic arrangements remain in place on various roads in the east-end until 7pm on Thursday
Special event clearway parking restrictions remain in effect on Bolton St, Church St and Newcomen St until 7pm on Thursday. Check signs carefully for timings. Vehicles left in clearways will be towed and a fee applies.