A bus caught fire on the Sydney Harbour Bridge - expect long delays leaving the city

Photo: Greg McKenna

A bus has caught fire on the Sydney Harbour Bridge, closing northbound lanes.

The blaze has already been extinguished by fire crews, but the road closure as emergency crews prepare to clean up the destroyed Sydney Buses vehicle is likely to cause traffic chaos and long delays as workers attempt to head out of the city during peak hour.

The bus stopped just beyond the main section of the bridge and 30 passengers were evacuated on the North Sydney side. Police say two passengers were treated at the scene for minor smoke inhalation.

Sydney Buses is advising anyone hoping to head north to catch the train.

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