Power cut knocks out traffic lights in Edinburgh

The area affected around Lauriston Place
The area affected around Lauriston Place
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A power cut has knocked out traffic lights in parts of Edinburgh.

Areas of EH3 postcode were hit by a power cut this afternoon, according to SP energy Networks.

The power cut resulted in a number of traffic lights to go down around Tollcross, Lauriston Place and Forrest Road.

In a tweet, Edinburgh Travel News said: “Looks like there is a power cut around the Tollcross area at the moment.

“We are noticing traffic lights are currently in darkness around Tollcross / Lauriston Place / Forrest Road. #edintravel.”

SP Energy Network said engineers are ‘working to restore supplies.’

In a tweet, they said: “Sorry for the inconvenience.”

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