World News – GB – Trains delayed after lines blocked in Stirling and Fort William


css-14iz86j-BoldText {font-weight: bold;} Two people were taken to hospital after a car landed on a train track at Stirling station

A car hit a fence before stopping on the line shortly before 12:17 p.m.

During another incident, a car landed near runways in the Highlands after leaving a road between Fort William and Mallaig at around 12:20 p.m.

Emergency services and Network Rail participated in recovery operations at the scene of the two incidents

Photographs of the scene at Stirling station show the dark-colored car sitting across the tracks, a short distance from a ScotRail train

The Scottish Ambulance Service says two people were taken to Forth Valley Royal Hospital in Larbert

UK Transport Police said there were no serious injuries and no one was arrested

ScotRail said trains would be diverted around the « obstacle » at the station using platforms 6 and 9 at the station

Network Rail Scotland has said it wants to reopen platforms 2 and 3 as soon as possible

In the Highlands incident, the car left a nearby road, rolled down an embankment and came to a stop near the railroad tracks

Network Rail said this happened between Fort William and Mallaig and the alarm went off around 12:20 p.m. The incident was resolved just before 2:00 p.m.

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World News – UK – Trains delayed after cars block lines at Stirling and Fort William


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