Gold Coast trains suspended due to ‘police incident’

UPDATE at 4:46 PM | TRAINS have resumed services on the Gold Coast following an earlier police incident.

Services were suspended in both directions between Holmview and Ormeau about 4pm.

A Queensland Police Service spokesperson told 102.9 Hot Tomato officers had been called to reports of a man acting suspiciously on board a train at Beenleigh.


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The train was stopped and searched by police who gave the all clear half-an-hour later.

A man, who wished not to be named, told myGC police “cleared half of the train”.

Services have since resumed in both directions, with Translink advising passengers to expect delays of up to 30 minutes.

FIRST at 4:30 PM | GOLD Coast trains have been suspended in both directions due to a police incident.

Translink has advised services have been suspended in both directions between Holmview and Ormeau due to an “incident requiring emergency services”.

Photos obtained by myGC show police on board a train stopped at Beenleigh.

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A passenger on board the stopped train told myGC police were “looking for a person”.

The man, who wished not to be named, said officers “cleared half of the train”, which has been stopped at Beenleigh for more than 30 minutes.

“No north or southbound trains have gone through Beenleigh for 30 minutes,” the man said.

No further information was available at the time of writing.

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