Commuters in the Hunter could face a future of major train delays as the O’Farrell Government slashes funding from Railcorp’s budget.

$176 million dollars was cut from rail operations in the last State Budget, despite ongoing overhead wiring issues.

Wallsend MP, SONIA HORNERY told 2NUR there have already been 15 major delays on the network this year, leaving commuters stranded for hours on end.