Person hit by train on major line as ScotRail cancels services

A PERSON has been struck by a train on a major ScotRail line with late night rail services axed as a result. Network Rail confirmed this evening that journeys had been cancelled after a casualty on the tracks. 1 The incident took place near Broughty FerryCredit: Alamy The line between Dundee and Aberdeen has been closed while emergency services deal … Read more

Rail firms to get £50m compensation for Easter engineering works — but axe payouts to suffering passengers

TRAIN companies will get £50million compensation for Easter engineering works — but have axed payouts to passengers. Network Rail will cover firms’ reduced ticket income as fewer people travelled due to 493 weekend projects. 1 Rail firms will get £50million compensation for Easter engineering works — but have axed payouts to suffering passengersCredit: PA But … Read more

Train driver who cheated death after crashing into tree during Storm Gerrit ‘should have been warned about hazard’

A TRAIN driver who cheated death during Storm Gerrit when his locomotive hit a tree should have been told of the hazard, it was claimed last night. Sources say locals alerted Network Rail ten minutes before the horror smash after spotting the trunk blocking the line at Broughty Ferry, near Dundee, on Wednesday. 4 The … Read more