Aberdeen train Crash: Three dead

Aberdeen train Crash: Three dead

The train, travelling on the Dundee-Aberdeen line, came off the tracks just before 10 a.m on Wednesday morning, according to the British Transport Police (BTP). Three people including a train driver died.

It was the 6.38 a.m. service from Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street, according to the Transport Salaried Staffs’ Association (TSSA).

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The union, which represents engineering and maintenance staff at Network Rail and ScotRail, reportedly said the incident happened at Carmont and was reported around 9:45am.

It said the derailment had followed a night of thunderstorms and heavy rainfall.

In a statement, ScotRail said it was also assisting emergency services, and would provide more information when available.

Network Rail Scotland, which owns the tracks, tweeted: “We are working alongside the emergency services to respond to an incident involving a train near Stonehaven. “It is too early to confirm the exact nature and severity of the incident and more details will be made available once known.”

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