Fears Elton John crowds could cause transport chaos

Glen Humphries
Updated September 4 2017 - 3:04pm, first published 3:00pm
Labor transport spokeswoman Jodi McKay (second from right) and Wollongong MP Paul Scully (right) - with Labor council candidates David Brown and Tania Brown - are concerned about the South Coast rail line's ability to handle the expected influx of people heading for the Elton John concert at WIN Stadium. Picture: Sylvia Liber
Labor transport spokeswoman Jodi McKay (second from right) and Wollongong MP Paul Scully (right) - with Labor council candidates David Brown and Tania Brown - are concerned about the South Coast rail line's ability to handle the expected influx of people heading for the Elton John concert at WIN Stadium. Picture: Sylvia Liber

The South Coast train line could be “overwhelmed” by the thousands of people attending the Elton John show later this month, according to Wollongong MP Paul Scully.

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Glen Humphries

Glen Humphries

Senior journalist

I'm an award-winning senior journalist with the Illawarra Mercury and have well over two decades' worth of experience in newspapers. I cover the three local councils in the Illawarra for the Mercury, state and federal politics, as well as writing for the TV guide. If I'm not writing, I'm reading.

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