Edinburgh bus station closed due to fallen masonry and trains disrupted after tree falls on line

Bus providers have been informing customers of the closure.

Saturday, 11th January 2020, 11:15 am
Updated Saturday, 11th January 2020, 11:36 am

Edinburgh bus station has been closed after high winds currently hitting the Capital caused masonry to fall.

Trains into Edinburgh are also being delayed after a falling tree caused disruption.

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It is understood some buses will be using St Andrew Square until further notice.

Regarding Edinburgh bus station, Stagecoach West Yorkshire tweeted to say: "Edinburgh bus station has been closed due to fallen masonry.

"All 101, 101A & 102 services will use St Andrew Square until further notice."

Border Buses said: "X62, X95, 51, 52 & 253 Due to Edinburgh Bus station being closed due to falling debris all our buses will pick up and terminate at St Andrews Square until further notice."

Bus providers have been informing customers of the closure.

London North Eastern Railway tweeted to warn train users of the disruption to the line between Berwick and Edinburgh due to a fallen tree, saying: "We have received reports of a fallen tree blocking the railway between Berwick and Edinburgh.

"Trains have to run at reduced speed on all lines and so may be subject to delay."