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A helium balloon spotted at Central station had caused all Brisbane CBD trains to come to a halt as Queensland Rail investigated.
Trains between Bowen Hills and Park Road and Bowen Hills to Milton were suspended due to reports of an object in the overhead powerlines at Central station at 1.15pm on Sunday.
"We were expecting delays of up to 60 minutes but crews were on site a lot faster than expected so delays could now be about 15 minutes," a Queensland Rail spokeswoman said.
"The trains had to be suspended because they couldn't get through without touching this object and they had to be de-energised."
She said the issue was resolved just after 2pm.
"Customers travelling in both directions through Central station may experience minor delays as we return our network to normal," she said.
The spokeswoman said the incident was quite bizarre.
"This is the first time I've heard of this happening," she said.
This article first appeared on www.brisbanetimes.com.au
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