The Herald on Sunday

Person dies in train incident


A person has died after being hit by a train in Falkirk.

Emergency services rushed to the scene between Falkirk Grahamston and Linlithgow rail stations at around 9.30pm on Friday night.

However, the casualty was sadly pronounced dead at the scene in Laurieston.

Train services on the route were suspended until after midnight as a result.

A ScotRail spokespers­on said: “Unfortunat­ely, we’ve had reports of a person being struck by a train between Falkirk Grahamston and Linlithgow.

“We’re working closely with emergency services and will keep you updated.”

A British Transport Police spokespers­on said that the incident is not being treated as suspicious and a report will be prepared for the procurator fiscal.

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