This time last year

Rutherglen Reformer - - Reformet View -

Tragedy struck at Cam­bus­lang sta­tion when a 27-year-old man was killed by a train, shock­ing on­look­ers.

Marcus Whitelaw fell on to the tracks on Thursday, May 12.

The hor­ri­fy­ing in­ci­dent led to the evac­u­a­tion of the sta­tion and clo­sure of the line for over three hours.

Emer­gency ser­vices were quickly on the scene but noth­ing could be done for Marcus.

Although from Blan­tyre, Marcus was well known in Ruther­glen as a fan of lo­cal ju­nior team, Ruther­glen Glen­cairn who were among those to pay trib­ute to him.

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