MAJOR DISRUPTION: Train breaks down outside Edinburgh

Edinburgh Waverley
Credit: Network Rail

A train has broken down just outside of Edinburgh, this has resulted in blocking the lines towards Newcastle and Berwick-upon-Tweed.

As a result of this train breaking down, trains may be delayed by up to 60 minutes.

Disruption may last until 16:00

Trains may be delayed by up to 60 minutes, cancelled or amended until approximately 16:00.

To help passengers complete their journey you can use your ScotRail ticket on the following:

Lothian Buses

  • Between Edinburgh, Musselburgh, Wallyford and Prestonpans (please note, Longniddry, Drem and North Berwick are not covered)
  • Between Edinburgh, Brunstane, Newcraighall, Shawfair, Eskbank, Newtongrange and Gorebridge

Borders Buses

  • Between Edinburgh, Eskbank, Newtongrange, Gorebridge, Stow and Galashiels on bus route X95. Change at Galashiels for Tweedbank on bus route X62.
  • Until 14:30 – Between Edinburgh, Musselburgh and Dunbar on bus service 253.

A fitter is on route to see if they can get the train moving again.

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