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A Sydney CBD tram has broken down near Moore Park and light rail services from Central to both Randwick and Kingsford have been temporarily suspended.
The tram’s pantograph, which connects the vehicle to overhead wires, became detached close to 7am on Tuesday.
Sydney light rail services - seen here in a file picture - from Central to Randwick and Kingsford have been temporarily suspended after a tram broke down near Moore Park on Tuesday.CREDIT:SYDNEY MORNING HERALD
While services are still running between Circular Quay and Central at Chalmers Street, buses are replacing trams from there on both the L2 Randwick and L3 Kingsford lines.
"The damaged tram has returned to the Randwick depot for inspection and technicians are examining the overhead wires near Robertson Road as they search for the cause of the incident," a spokesman for operator Transdev said in a statement.
The spokesman said Transdev was working to have the light rail operating by 4pm.
"Transdev Sydney apologises to customers for the inconvenience and appreciates their patience whilst repairs are being made," the spokesman said.
There were no passengers on the tram at the time of the incident and no staff were injured.
This article first appeared on www.smh.com.au
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