Edinburgh train delays as tree falls near tracks

PASSENGERS suffered delays today as a tree came down on the East Coast mainline.

Tuesday, 23rd October 2018, 1:00 pm
Updated Tuesday, 23rd October 2018, 1:03 pm
Edinburgh train delays as tree falls near tracks.

Rail bosses scambled a team to cut the tree away from the tracks near Morpeth, Northumberland, at 10am.

Trains were leaving Edinburgh on time but ran slower further south and fell behind schedule.

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A spokesman for Network Rail said: “Trains are able to run from Edinburgh heading south because by the time they get to Morpeth, it will be dealt with.”

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