Body found on rail lines

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BRITISH Transport Police are investigating after a man’s body was found on railway lines near Dunbar.

The incident yesterday afternoon led to delays of up to 60 minutes on services between Berwick-upon-Tweed and Edinburgh.

Later, a British Transport Police spokesman said: “Around 1pm, the body of a man, believed to be local and aged 52 years, was discovered on the railway line in the vicinity of Dunbar rail station.

“The incident is currently being treated as unexplained and inquiries are ongoing.”