Grass fire causing delays for South Coast Line trains

4pm: South Coast Line services are resuming, but delays continue.

Delays of up to 35 minutes are being experienced due to a grass fire at Helensburgh.

Some stopping patterns and platforms may change at short notice, Transport for NSW says.

Commuters have been told to allow extra travel time

3.30pm: Delays of about 20 minutes are being experienced on the South Coast Line due to a grass fire at Helensburgh.

Some stopping patterns and platforms may change at short notice, Transport for NSW says.

2.50pm: Delays are continuing on the South Coast Line due to an earlier grass fire at Helensburgh. 

2.35pm: Both services – the 1.23pm Central to Kiama service and the 12:55 Kiama to Central service – are moving again after an earlier grass fire at Helensburgh. 

However, there are flow-on delays of 20 minutes and 22 minutes, respectively. 

2.30pm: A grass fire near the rail line at Helensburgh is delaying South Coast Line services on Monday afternoon.

The NSW Transport Management Centre reports two services – the 1.23pm Central to Kiama service and the 12:55 Kiama to Central service – are delayed due the fire.

More to come.