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A Hunter Valley woman is hoping a fine handed to Pacific National for breaching a local traffic management plan, will stop the company sending heavy trucks through suburban streets of Greta.
The company had been fined $3,000 for allowing trucks to use Nelson Street, Greta during construction of its $110 million train support facility.
The Department of Planning and Infrastructure says the breach was observed only four days after it issued a warning notice for the same offence.
Resident Cheryl Olive says the community has had enough of trucks using Nelson Street as a thoroughfare.
"Yeah it takes its toll on the road and this was a good road before, but when you've got trucks using the road it does do damage," she said.
"The traffic starts early and then it goes on in between 5:00pm and 6:00pm."
She says the noise from shunting trains and trucks is already unbearable and is worried it will only get worse when the facility starts operating.
"You've got to put up with them all the time when they're going backwards and forwards and the shunting or whatever they call it, that happens day and night.
"I have my bedroom window shut most of the time because if you haven't you hear the trains of a night the diesel trains or whatever's going through."
NSW Infrastructure and Planning says Pacific National is contesting the penalty notice.
The Department says the company has implemented further procedures for trucks leaving the site, installed signs directing trucks which route to use and has stationed traffic controllers at the entry and exit points to the site.
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