Train hits debris at Cruachan - All passengers safe

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Published Date: 

18 Jul 2012 - 17:55


A train has hit debris from a landslip on the way from Oban to Glasgow at Cruachan just after 2pm this afternoon. (Wed 18 July)


Everyone is safe and passengers have been taken to Oban after the two carriages affected were detached from the train.


Rail engineers are working hard to reopen the line as soon as possible.


Lead Councillor for Oban, Lorn and the Isles, Louise Glen- Lee said “I am delighted everyone is safe and my thanks go to the police and Network Rail for dealing with the situation so well. Everything possible is being done to keep the road open and minimise disruption to rail services.”