Edinburgh weather: Platform at Haymarket station closed after high winds cause damage

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ScotRail announced the closure on Twitter.

Haymarket Station has had to close one platform after high winds are thought to have caused damage.

Platform One is out of action while the potential damage is investigated.

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ScotRail are warning passengers that some disruption will be likely.

They said: "We’re currently unable to use Haymarket Platform 1 whilst we investigate possible damage caused by high winds.

"Engineers are on site now carrying out a safety check.

"This will cause some disruption to services through Haymarket. Check your journey before travel."

Edinburgh Castle and the Christmas Market are both closed due to the high winds, which prompted a yellow weather warning from the Met Office.

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