Evacuation at Waverley confirmed as '˜false alarm'

A partial evacuation of Edinburgh Waverley Station has been confirmed as a '˜false alarm' according to Network Rail.

Monday, 24th April 2017, 1:30 pm
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 6:35 pm
A partial evacuation took place at Waverley.

No trains should be affected by the evacuation with services expected to run as planned.

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The partial evacuation began as soon as the alarm was raised. It is not yet clear how many people were evacuated however it is understood a button was accidently pressed,

Network Rail have confirmed that they were aware of the nature of the incident almost immediately.