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A commuter has been hit by a train in Melbourne, causing peak-hour chaos on Monday morning.
The person was hit near South Yarra station, prompting the Sandringham train line between Ripponlea and Prahran stations to be suspended.
Emergency services are on the scene and buses have replaced trains from Elsternwick station to transfer passengers to Caulfield station.
© Provided by Daily Mail The person was hit near South Yarra station, prompting the Sandringham train line between Ripponlea and Prahran stations to be suspended (stock image)Commuters will be forced to wait about an hour for replacement buses to arrive at Elsternwick to connect with the Pakenham, Cranbourne and Frankston line trains at Caulfield.
'Passengers between Ripponlea and Prahran are advised to consider local tram and bus services,' Melbourne Metro said.
Delays of up to 30 minutes are to be expected on the Frankston, Pakenham and Cranbourne lines.
Passengers have been encouraged to use other transport options where possible.
South Yarra station reopened about 9am and the Sandringham line resumed just before 9.30am.
'Trains are resuming between South Yarra and Elsternwick with delays up to 20 minutes,' Metro Trains said.
This article first appeared on www.msn.com
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