Storms cause severe disruption for Falkirk district rail passengers

Train services through Falkirk district face severe disruption this morning following last night’s thunderstorms.

Flooding is causing problems on services across the central belt
Flooding is causing problems on services across the central belt

ScotRail is reporting disruption to all services in the central belt until lunchtime due to flooding from the heavy rain and some damage to overhead lines.

Passengers are advised there is no travel on affected lines, which includes the Edinburgh to Glasgow and Edinburgh to Dunblane routes.

Flooding has affected the Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street line and there has been damage to the overhead lines between Stirling and Dunblane.

The rail operator states on its website: “We have multiple reports of flooding and landslips on the central and east of Scotland.”

“We're arranging replacement transport wherever possible, but it will take time with disruption this severe. Please bear with us.”

Passengers are urged to check for the latest information on the ScotRail website.

Disruption to Dunblane services is expected until noon, and disruption between Edinburgh and Glasgow is expected until 1pm.

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