DELAYED ESCALATOR REPAIRS UNDERWAY ALONG PERTH RAIL LINE
Work is underway to repair escalators at several stations of the Joondalup Line, a rail line that serves the northern suburbs of Perth, Australia, Perth Now reported on June 11. The work was needed after what the source called a "botched upgrade" left the escalators broken down for more than 18 months. Officials said a critical part was needed but replacements were not available until now. Work was underway on one escalator each at Glendalough and Stirling stations, which (to be completed by the end of June), and at Joondalup station (to be done by the end of August). Work underway on upward-traveling escalators at the Perth station was expected to be completed in early September, after which repair is to commence on the downward units. Further work was planned at four stations.
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