Football fans delayed train with offensive songs

British Transport Police are investigating.
British Transport Police are investigating.
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Police are investigating after a group of St Mirren fans caused trouble at Livingston South station after Saturday’s match.

A group of around ten men boarded the 17.47 Edinburgh Waverley to Glasgow Central train and continued to chant and sing religiously offensive and illicit songs throughout the journey to the extent that the train was delayed.

CCTV from on the train and stations will be reviewed.

Constable Christopher Sutherland, the BTP officer in charge of the enquiry, is appealing for anyone who was on the busy service to get in touch with information which can assist enquiries.

British Transport Police can be contacted by calling 0800 40 50 40 or by texting 61016. Information can also be given to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 40 50 40.