Train customers were left stranded following a derailed train caused major disruption that is expected to result in a third day of travel headaches.
The Dundee to Aberdeen line is closed completely on Wednesday evening following a train derailed at Stonehaven. A bus replacement service shall run between your two cities.
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Rail operators were not able to start focus on recovering the train until daylight, yesterday with service delays and cancellations were expected until at the very least 6pm.
The derailed train at Stonehaven
However, night but services remain struggling to run the train was taken off the tracks last, today with the Rail Accident Investigation Branch to keep its work.
only did the derailment cause issues across Scotland
Not, services to London were up in the air also.
Peter Holliman, 58, was because of catch a train to London for an ongoing business trip.
The Claverhouse man said: “It’s ridiculous, I’ve asked for a refund away straight.
When clear, Rail Accident Investigation Branch will complete its investigation and we will assess damage & repair track.
Replacement buses come in operation still. pic.twitter.com/fFSeVeZT4x
— NetworkRail Scotland (@NetworkRailSCOT) October 12, 2018
“I came directly into note that the train have been cancelled and nobody at the front end desk may help.
“I understand there is that nagging problem with the Aberdeen line but i didn’ t think it could affect my train badly since it is heading south too.
“You’ve got there&rsquo this completely new station and; s nobody around to there&rsquo help passengers when;s something amiss.
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Yesterday the passenger information board at Dundee station
“As of this brief instant I don’ t know very well what is being conducted really.”
Coral Forbes, 23, was among those waiting for an upgraded bus service to Aberdeen.
She said: “It’s frustrating pretty, I don’t think there’s anybody who likes obtaining the bus when they’ve covered a train ticket beforehand.
“You can view it’s getting pretty busy downstairs because I simply saw there is a Glasgow train and a London one cancelled.
“I don’t know any thing in what they do on the railway but to really have the trains cancelled until 6pm seems a little ridiculous if you ask me.
“I’back later today but I&rsquo m said to be coming; m nearly sure exactly what will be happening still.”
A ScotRail spokesman said: “Day we have been sorry to customers for just about any disruption with their.
Yesterday commuters head for an upgraded bus at Dundee station
“Buses will replace trains between Dundee and Aberdeen.
“During the day for the most recent information customers are asked to check on @ScotRail on Twitter or download our app.”
yesterday following its new high-speed train broke down briefly throughout a landmark journey
There was embarrassment for ScotRail.
The firm was marking its first Inter7City train entering service with a journey from Aberdeen to Edinburgh – but a &ldquo hit it;fault” near Ladybank, Fife. Rail services on the east coast were affected until 3pm.
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