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Passengers get stuck on monorail

Posted by: 2UE | 24 September, 2012 - 3:18 PM
Monorail breaks down in Sydney. Photo: @FireRescueNSW

Dozens of people have been stuck on Sydney's monorail this afternoon after it broke down. Paul Murray speaks with Nine News reporter Kevin Wilde who reports inside the vehicle things were getting quite hot.

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The monorail stoppages were caused by a fault in a power cable. With power restored the passengers were rescued with no one seriously injured however some have been treated for the affects of heat.

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