Edinburgh Waverley disruption: Points failure which caused serious Friday morning delays and cancellations fixed

A number of train journeys faced delays and cancellations this morning following a points failure at Edinburgh Waverley station.

Friday, 10th December 2021, 9:56 am

Network Rail Scotland said on Twitter at 5.40am that engineers were on site dealing with the fault which was preventing trains from using platforms eight to 12.

Shortly after they advised passengers looking to travel to Edinburgh from Glasgow, Stirling or Dunblane to check with operators before heading out.

ScotRail added that services from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen via Falkirk High and Falkirk Grahamston were subject to delays or alterations.

The fault has now been fixed and the company is working to get services back on schedule. Passengers have been advised to keep an eye on the ScotRail app or Journey Check for the latest information.

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The operator requested buses to act as a shuttle service calling at all stations between Edinburgh Park and Bathgate.

It also arranged for rail tickets to be accepted on Edinburgh Trams and Lothian Buses.

Edinburgh Waverley disruption: Points failure causes serious Friday morning delays and cancellations

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