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South Australia’s Transport Minister has confirmed his department has cut back the number of carriages being used on some suburban train lines.
The Outer Harbor, Grange and Belair lines have been affected by carriage reductions.
Stephan Knoll says the changes haven’t impacted the frequency of services.
South Australia's Transport minister has confirmed cuts to suburban lines, affecting commuters nationally. (9news)
The Outer Harbor, Grange and Belair lines have been affected by carriage reductions. (9news)
“But what we do need to do is respond and put our finite capacity of carriage capacity to where it's doing the most amount of good on the network,” Mr Knoll said.
Opposition Leader Peter Malinuaskas says single rail cars were being used on the Outer Harbor line yesterday, with some passengers complaining about overcrowding.
“There are now less seats for patrons to use and this on the back of the elderly, the disabled are not able to rely upon the priority seating that has always been there for them,” Mr Malinauskas said.
“Quietly, with no fanfare, the Liberals have been cutting carriages on trains since January.
This article first appeared on www.9news.com.au
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