Train services have resumed from Edinburgh to Fife after a person was hit by a train between Haymarket and Edinburgh Gateway earlier this evening at around 7pm. It is understood that British Transport Police and emergency services attended the incident.
NEW: Sadly, a person has been hit by a train between Haymarket and Edinburgh Gateway. The line is currently closed while the emergency services attend. ^Megan pic.twitter.com/crVnvnBiaS— ScotRail (@ScotRail) October 14, 2020
Rail services between Edinburgh and Perth via Fife were delayed until the line reopened at around 8.45pm.
A spokesperson for ScotRail commented: “Services in Edinburgh were subject to delay and alteration today. Sadly, this was due to a person being struck by a train.
“Anyone affected by this incident can contact Samaritans free of charge, any time, from any phone, on 116 123.”