Here’s how Sydney’s train strike is effecting this morning’s peak hour commute

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Photo: Mark Kolbe/ Getty Images.

The first impacts of industrial action on Sydney’s train network, including a strike planned for Monday, have been felt by commuters this morning.

Approximately 1,300 train services have been cut across the network today as the transport union begins to roll out overtime bans as part of a pay dispute between the NSW government and transport union.

It comes after just 362 of the Rail Tram and Bus Union (RTBU)’s more than 6,000 members voted to accept the offer and stop strike action.

While some people have experienced trains with less carriages and others overcrowded carriages, some have said it has been “eerily” quiet as many people opt to work from home or take the day off.

Here’s what Sydney commuters are saying about it on Twitter this morning.

7.43am

https://twitter.com/HenryLydecker/status/956266175029129216
https://twitter.com/Ricothedragon7/status/956266075724726274


https://twitter.com/mariaadimii/status/956265677433618432

7.21am

7.05am

https://twitter.com/Seanberry7news/status/956257049750339584


https://twitter.com/Pautimus/status/956251754340925440

6.43am

https://twitter.com/clovar/status/956251066424700928


https://twitter.com/LovedayJourno/status/956250640866467840

6.30am

https://twitter.com/albert3801/status/956250534834454528


https://twitter.com/IanTeda/status/956246781964070912

5.30am

https://twitter.com/cherylycheong/status/956240652693471232

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