Thursday 11 Oct 2018

Stonehaven derailment recovery update

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Work is now underway to re-rail an out-of-service train which derailed at low speed outside Stonehaven station last night (Wednesday, October 10).

Network Rail engineers are now using specialist lifting gear to move the train back onto the track.
The train will be removed ‪on Friday morning‬ allowing engineers to inspect the track beneath for damage and carry out repairs.
Disruption to services is expected to continue during ‪Friday, October 12.‬

Passengers should check with their train operator before travelling.
A Network Rail spokesperson said: “We understand the inconvenience this incident has caused to customers. Our engineers are working hard to re-rail the train, repair the track and reopen the line for passengers as soon as possible.”

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