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Several People Have Been Injured Following A Train Crash In Western Sydney

Several People Have Been Injured Following A Train Crash In Western Sydney

Up to 15 people have been injured in a train accident at Richmond station in Sydney's north-west.

Fire and Rescue NSW said at least three people were trapped and SES crews were also on the scene.

We are working with emergency services and NSW Ambulance is treating injured people.

Seventeen ambulances and three rescue helicopters have been sent to the scene to treat a number of patients with minor injuries.

The 10.11am Richmond to Central service has been cancelled as a result of the incident. Emergency services are on the scene.

Sydney Trains CEO Howard Collins has confirmed it hit the buffer at the end of the train line on platform 2 at Richmond station.

A Sydney Trains staff member may have suffered broken ribs, he said.

"I witnessed all the people through the window, they were just flying through the air". I walked through and seen the blood everywhere.

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"Inside the train is like a bloodbath".

A witness told 2GB radio station, 'There was a huge amount of dust.

It's understood the train hit the barricade at Richmond Station shortly before 10am.

The train involved was a new Waratah train but Mr Collins said nothing indicates the other Waratahs needed to be halted for now.

"We will provide more information as it becomes available".

A planned meeting between Sydney Trains and union bosses has been pushed back to 12.30.

"[But] it's still on the rails, and not derailed", he said.