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Safety inspection on track leads to rail disruptions

Train services between Edinburgh and Glasgow via Falkirk are facing delays.

Delay: Safety inspection is causing disruptions.
Delay: Safety inspection is causing disruptions. SWNS

Services from Edinburgh Park railway station face delays after a safety inspection on the track.

As a result all services will be delayed, cancelled or revised as trains run at a reduced speed on the line towards Edinburgh.

Train services between Edinburgh and Glasgow Queen Street via Falkirk High may be delayed by up to 10 minutes and disruption is expected until 10am.

ScotRail said it will have to reduce the frequency of trains so it can keep running a regular service.

Trains will now leave Glasgow Queen Street on the hour and at 30 minutes past, and will leave Edinburgh at 15 and 45 minutes past the hour.

All trains will call at Haymarket, Linlithgow, Polmont, Falkirk High and Croy.

A ScotRail spokseman said: "We have a suspected track defect in the Edinburgh Park area on the line towards Edinburgh.

"Our staff are on site and we will provide an update from site as soon as possible."

A ticket acceptance with First Bus has been arranged between Bathgate and Edinburgh.

Passengers have been advised to show their ticket to the driver.

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