Disruption to Haymarket trains after lorry hits bridge near station

Rail services in Edinburgh were disrupted this afternoon after a lorry struck a bridge in the Murrayfield area.

Monday, 19th November 2018, 1:00 pm
Updated Monday, 19th November 2018, 1:04 pm
Trains travelling through Haymarket Station were delayed this afternoon. Picture: Ian Georgeson
Trains travelling through Haymarket Station were delayed this afternoon. Picture: Ian Georgeson

The incident happened at around midday at Balgreen Road and resulted in a number of ScotRail services running through Haymarket being delayed, cancelled or revised.

Network Rail staff were sent to the examine the bridge and were able to declare it safe.

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The line reopened around half an hour after the collision, with ScotRail confirming that services were operating again.

Visit ScotRail’s website to check if your journey has been affected.

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