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A delivery truck has been removed from railway tracks on Brisbane's bayside, after it crashed down an embankment and forced trains to be suspended in both directions on Friday.
More than five hours after the crash, Cleveland line services remain suspended, with Queensland Rail crews inspecting the tracks for any damage before services can resume.
Emergency services were called to the scene about 6.45am.
The driver is believed to have lost control of the wheel and the truck slid down an embankment near Manly station.
Cleveland trains were suspended in both directions between Lota and Lindum stations and commuters faced hour-long delays throughout Friday morning and into the afternoon.
Paramedics assessed the truck driver, a man aged in his 20s, for abrasions and he declined transport to hospital.
A truck has crashed onto railway tracks near Manly Station.CREDIT:REDLANDS ZONE
A TransLink spokesman said replacement buses were called in and started ferrying delayed passengers between stations from about 7.30am.
Trains on the Shorncliffe, Doomben and Airport lines were also delayed by about 10 minutes throughout the morning as a result of the truck crash.
A Queensland Rail spokeswoman said the truck was removed from the tracks by heavy haulage about 12.20pm.
Queensland Rail expected Cleveland services to resume shortly.
This article first appeared on www.brisbanetimes.com.au
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