Train derailed near Stonehaven forces cancellations
Wednesday October 10th 2018 at 6:12 PM
A train has derailed near Stonehaven – forcing cancellations and delays to rush hour services to and from Aberdeen.
It happened this evening, and Scotrail have been so far unavailable for comment.
There are no reports of anyone being hurt in the incident, and neither the police or fire service have been called.
The railway line will be closed for the rest of today, and replacement buses have been laid on.
A statement on the Scotrail website says: “A train has become derailed at Stonehaven which is preventing us from running any trains through this area. We expect that disruption will continue until the end of service.”
“We’re organising replacement buses to operate between Aberdeen and Dundee.”
“If you’re travelling to Aberdeen you can use ScotRail services via Inverness. This will add significant time to your journey. Check before you travel to ensure you’ll be able to make a connecting train at Inverness.”
“We are sorry that you have been delayed today.”
NEW: Due to service disruption at #Stonehaven – the line is closed.
Disruption is expected until the end of the day.
— ScotRail (@ScotRail) October 10, 2018