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Door failures on new trains
An impression of what the new intercity trains may look like.(Supplied: NSW Government)The NSW Opposition is demanding the Transport Minister explain the growing number of faults and delays in the state's public transport infrastructure after more issues were identified on a new fleet of trains.
Opposition Transport spokeswoman Jo Haylen said more problems have been revealed in the delayed intercity trains, including door failures in the South Korean-built trains.
In 2018, it was revealed the trains were too big for tunnels.
Earlier this month, the inner-west light rail service was suspended for up to 18 months due to cracking found in the vehicles.
Ms Haylen says there has been a litany of problems, including a backlog in the train system's maintenance, which was revealed in a report outlined in state parliament yesterday.
"The department's claims that this isn't 'safety critical' is concerning, given passengers know some heavy rain or only a short-circuit means our rail network faces delays and cancellations," Ms Haylen said.
However Transport for NSW says there is no backlog in train maintenance and the report detailed in parliament yesterday was simply a planning document.
"The information that's contained in our report is identifying the planning for what we need to do in the future and none of those backlog items are related to safety-critical assets," said the organisation's executive director for asset management John Hardwick.
This article first appeared on www.abc.net.au
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