Train Fire - Hornsby

Published: 04 Feb 2021 01:56pm

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) firefighters are working to contain a fire that broke out on a freight train travelling through Hornsby Railway Station just before 2:00pm.

Crews arrived to find smoke and flames issuing from a shipping container on a southbound freight train and are currently working to prevent the spread of fire.

No injuries have been reported however, all trains travelling through the area have been suspended.

Commuters travelling on the T1 North Shore Line, T9 Northern Line and Central Coast and Newcastle Line are advised to expect delays, visit for more information.

Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:15pm

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Stations nearby

HORNSBY Fire Station

2 Bridge Road, Hornsby NSW 2077

BEECROFT Fire Station

109 Beecroft Road, Beecroft NSW 2119

CASTLE HILL Fire Station

380 Old Northern Road, Castle Hill NSW 2154