Feb 4, 2016

Perth trains hit by extreme heat

Perth WA
Australia
by
Bruce Butler
,
Perth Now
Just too hot: Transperth has warned that extreme heat forecast for Perth could slow trains due to safety concerns. Photo: PerthNow
Just too hot: Transperth has warned that extreme heat forecast for Perth could slow trains due to safety concerns. Photo: PerthNow

Transperth has warned that the extreme heat is likely to slow passenger trains due to safety concerns. The slower speed will cause delays but, because speed restrictions have a cumulative effect, the length of the delay will vary across the network. This will affect some connections for commuters.