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A man died at Tempe Railway station in Sydney's Inner West on Wednesday, bringing busy morning commuter routes to a standstill.
The fatality caused disruption on the Eastern Suburbs T4 line between Bondi Junction and Sutherland as well as the Illawarra and South Coast lines
Transport NSW confirmed at 7.20am that a trespasser on the tracks was causing delays at Tempe. Shortly afterwards Transport NSW informed commuters via twitter that an injured person had died, with the Cronulla to Bondi junction service terminating at Sutherland.
Flow on delays continue in both directions due to a fatality at Tempe earlier. Please allow extra travel time pic.twitter.com/IHcZAeESjV— T4 Sydney Trains (@T4SydneyTrains) August 8, 2017
A spokesperson for Transport NSW has confirmed that trains began running again from 8.20am, but that there are still delays ranging from 10 mins to up to an hour on affected lines.
As at 10.30am the spokesperson confirmed that "stopping patterns are still changing with services all over the place" and urged commuters to use real time transport apps for the latest service updates. Commuters can also access real time updates at www.transportnsw.info
Police are not treating the death as suspicious.
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