Train trapped by tonnes of mud after landslip [BBC News]





Date: 22/01/2018

A train has been derailed after a landslip on the West Highland Line in the Highlands. Five passengers were on board when the train came off the track early on Monday. No one was injured. The line is blocked between Arisaig and Glenfinnan and the ScotRail Alliance said tonnes of material had been washed down onto the line. It said services between Fort William and Mallaig would not run for the rest of the day. NetworkRail Scotland its engineers would have the line reopened 'as soon as possible'.


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Train trapped in landslide

BBC News

A train was derailed in the incident between Arisaig and Glenfinnan, but no-one on board was hurt.