Buses are replacing trains between Berwick and Pakenham after a motor vehicle was struck by a train at Beaconsfield.
25 rail buses have been ordered and are on their way but might not arrive till 8am. This is obviously a massive disruption and there are major delays being reported.
Metro Trains are urging commuters to consider local buses.
Trains will continue to run from Flinders Street to Berwick.
⚠️ Pakenham line: Buses replace trains Berwick – Pakenham due to a motor vehicle struck by a train.
> 25 buses ordered, ETA 60min.
> Consider local buses.
> Trains will run Flinders St – Berwick.
Check platform displays and listen for announcements.
— Metro Trains (@metrotrains) July 14, 2019