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The resumption of rail services on the Belair line scheduled for this Sunday 14 July will be delayed due to a signalling issue.
The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure advises services will resume once officials are confident the signalling issue has been resolved.
In the meantime substitute bus services will remain in place.
It will also operate in tandem with trains for a 48 hour period after rail services resume ensuring the smoothest possible transition to rail operations.
With customer and public safety the Rail Commissioner’s highest priority, the decision was made to delay trains after the latest system tests identified repair work was required on a single signal on the Belair line.
The department’s no-risk approach to rail safety means the signal in question must now be re-tested to ensure the problem has been rectified.
Rail Commissioner, Emma Thomas said while she was disappointed the original re- opening was not possible, there is no room for compromise where safety is concerned.
“We deliberately scheduled to return on a Sunday to provide a contingency should an issue such as this be identified, but I do acknowledge the short notice and apologise to our customers,” she said.
“But in a rail environment there is no room to move on the safety of our passengers, our staff and the general public.”
“I want to reassure everyone that this is our safety system at work, doing what it should by identifying issues and allowing us to rectify them and keep our network safe.”